Urban Commons Lab

News & Interviews

為共好而設計:社會建築的意義與影響力 ft. 侯志仁
Taiwan Architecture Podcast. August 9, 2022

走出家門就能接觸農耕,民間團體提「全齡農耕城市」政策建言
Environmental Information eNews. July 5, 2022

Bothell banned cars from Main Street in response to COVID. They may never return
Seattle Times. April 6, 2022

Storied beams: Architectural annotations on resilience and survival in the Chinatown-International District
International Examiner, March 17, 2022

中正紀念堂如何轉型?景觀建築教授侯志仁:開放公民參與更重要 | 未來城市 Podcast
未來城市 Future City @天下. January 17, 2022 (Traditional Chinese)

何謂街區?侯志仁、連振佑和施佩吟的對談筆記(上):街區的生成與形狀
眼底城事 Eyes on Place. January 12, 2022 (Traditional Chinese)

何謂街區?侯志仁、連振佑和施佩吟的對談筆記(下):街區中的交往與流動
眼底城事 Eyes on Place. January 12, 2022 (Traditional Chinese)

Open City: EP6, Cities in USA, the Netherlands, France, and Taiwan
Open City. December 22, 2021 (Mandarin Chinese)

Community Design as a Process
Attention: The Audio Journal of Architecture. Issue 6: Community is a Practice. October 21, 2021

Deadly blaze highlights risks of Taiwan’s ‘ghost buildings’
Nikkei Asia. October 18, 2021

Lost and Found with Jonathan Green: Taipei
ABC Radio National. August 20, 2021

建構更永續與包容的城市!美國力推環境友善的經濟振興方案
氣候戰役在台灣: 疫後綠生活 EP3, August 18, 2021 (Mandarin Chinese)

Issue 13: Community
LA+ Interdisciplinary Journal of Landscape Architecture. Spring 2021

連結公民與日常的數位治理:與唐鳳談疫情下的公民科技與公共領域第一篇:疫情與數位治理
眼底城事 Eyes on Place, February 1, 2021 (Mandarin Chinese)

連結公民與日常的數位治理:與唐鳳談疫情下的公民科技與公共領域第二篇:公共領域的創新突破
眼底城事 Eyes on Place, February 2, 2021 (Mandarin Chinese)

連結公民與日常的數位治理:與唐鳳談疫情下的公民科技與公共領域第三篇:自主、透明、合作治理
眼底城事 Eyes on Place, February 2, 2021 (Mandarin Chinese)

Les ruelles de Taipei sont-elles des lieux porteurs d’innovation sociale?
Radio Taiwan International. 13 January 2021 (French)

Dismantling the Design Syllabus.
Landscape Architecture Magazine. November 2020

Seattle could become the next 15-minute city.
Crosscut. November 17, 2020.

The pandemic is transforming how Americans use public libraries, parks, and streets — and it’s depriving vulnerable people of space when they need it most.
Insider. September 14, 2020

Inclusion or Exclusion: Whose Public Space?
The Paper. August 21, 2020 (In Chinese)

Emerging Landscape Architecture Leaders Focus on Social Justice
The Dirt, ASLA. July 23, 2020

LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium Goes Virtual: Part 1
Land8 Blog. July 17, 2020

How urban design can make or break protests
Smithsonian Magazine. June 29, 2020

Reclaim the City
Blueprint for Living with Jonathan Green, ABC Radio National. June 27, 2020

The Accidental Occupation of Seattle
CityLab. June 18, 2020

From sidewalks to shopfronts, Hong Kong’s protests have rearranged its urban landscape
Quartz. December 17, 2019

Bike life: How a subculture turns bikes into tools of escape, and cities into playgrounds
North Jersey Record. September 27, 2019

Dialogue with Environmental Designers, Episode 2: City Commoning
與環境設計師對談 ep2 反造再起 城市共生
Eyes on the City Podcast Series. August 21, 2019 (Chinese)

自己城市自己造:從搞大反造行動,到建立更有力的市民社會
Open Book 閱讀誌. August 15, 2019 (Chinese)

Jeff Hou: deux livres pour illustrer des démarches urbaines Taiwanaises
La Ville en Pratiques (The City in Practice). Rational Taiwan International.
Interviewed and produced by Clément Tricot. August 14, 2019 (French)

Jeff Hou: activisme urbain et design communautaire à Taiwan
La Ville en Pratiques (The City in Practice). Rational Taiwan International.
Interviewed and produced by Clément Tricot. August 7, 2019 (French)

Found in Translation
Landscape Architecture Magazine, 108 (11): 106-121. November 2018

Perspective: Jeffrey Hou
Landscape Architecture Foundation. October 15, 2018

Removal of Early Days statue in San Francisco
The Guardian (UK). September 24, 2018

What does it mean to engage in activism through design? To engage in design through activism?
McHarg Center’s Digital Roundtable. 2018

New book ‘City Unsilenced’ explores protest and public space
UW News. January 3, 2018

10: Messy Urbanism with Jeff Hou and Manish Chalana
ArchitectureTalk. December 20, 2017

Image of the Future Podcast Episode 2: Collaborative Democracy by Design
Pomegranate Center. November 16, 2017

Messy Urbanism: Interview with Jeffrey Hou
Parallel Lines, 3RRR, 102.7FM, Melbourne, Australia. Radio interview. October 11, 2017

To whom does a city’s nature belong? Is it a common pool resource, or a public good?
The Nature of Cities Global Roundtable. May 8, 2017

Landscape architecture professors write book on community gardens
UW News, Oct. 8, 2009