Prof. Nuno Soares was the moderator of the first session titled “Urban Revitalization, Conceptual Approaches and Case Studies”. Organized by the Institute of European Studies of Macau, the Department of Architecture in the Faculty of Creative Industries at the University of Saint Joseph, the Politecnico di Milano, and Albergue SCM, the “Relink / Revive” symposium gathered a group of leading designers and scholars to discuss innovative ideas for revitalising historical neighbourhoods, with a focus on the Mong Há district of Macau.

The speakers of the first session were Matteo Poli (Politecnico di Milano), Joshua Bolchover (University of Hong Kong), Giuliana Iannaccone (Politecnico di Milano), Francesco Rossini (Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Marco Imperadori (Politecnico di Milano).