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Mr Kelly, Ashley Scott

Title:
Assistant Professor

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Mr Kelly, Ashley Scott

Title:
Assistant Professor

Short Biography:

Ashley Scott Kelly is an assistant professor and expert in landscape planning and geographic information systems at the University of Hong Kong. His research and practice focus on scenario-building and filling knowledge gaps for sustainable development, especially in regions that lack adequate knowledge or transparency in development information and spatial data. He applies design methods to land change and landscape ecology, with wide expertise on the manipulation of geospatial data for the study, advocacy, design and delivery of projects in ecologically complex and contested landscapes. Ashley’s recent works include design guidelines for tropical road infrastructure, wildlife corridor modelling and crossing design, automated archival analysis of impact assessment, and interactive geospatial platforms in Myanmar, Laos and Hong Kong. His professional works range widely in scale, from new town planning to the winning entry for New York City’s 46,000-acre Gateway National Park. Ashley lectures widely and actively engages development agencies across South and Southeast Asia. He has coordinated the Masters thesis in landscape architecture for five years and teaches design courses on regional landscape planning in China, South and Southeast Asia, and Latin America.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
Harvard UniversityMaster in Architecture
University of MichiganBSc Architecture
Biography

Ashley Scott Kelly is an assistant professor and expert in landscape planning and geographic information systems at the University of Hong Kong. His research and practice focus on scenario-building and filling knowledge gaps for sustainable development, especially in regions that lack adequate knowledge or transparency in development information and spatial data. He applies design methods to land change and landscape ecology, with wide expertise on the manipulation of geospatial data for the study, advocacy, design and delivery of projects in ecologically complex and contested landscapes. Ashley’s recent works include design guidelines for tropical road infrastructure, wildlife corridor modelling and crossing design, automated archival analysis of impact assessment, and interactive geospatial platforms in Myanmar, Laos and Hong Kong. His professional works range widely in scale, from new town planning to the winning entry for New York City’s 46,000-acre Gateway National Park. Ashley lectures widely and actively engages development agencies across South and Southeast Asia. He has coordinated the Masters thesis in landscape architecture for five years and teaches design courses on regional landscape planning in China, South and Southeast Asia, and Latin America.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Kokora, ME
2018-07-01Design Trust Feature Grant (team award): Design Trust
Research Achievement
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Rural development planning and environmental conservation
Resource geographies and political ecology
Geographic information systems (GIS)
Computational design and heavy data
China-Latin American studies
Architectural design theory and representation
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English英語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English英文
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