Ge is an expert in regional and urban space development, city design and city development management and controlment. He has been responsible for the city development programs committed by the Central Finance and Economy Office, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural and the Advisory Committee of Shanghai. He has also participated in the strategic planning for Ningbo. The projects he led have won the Award of Excellent National Design for Town and Country Planning several times. His thesis has obtained the prize of Best Chinese City Planning Paper and he himself has acquired the honorary title for “Advanced Individual for the After-Disasters Restoration and Reconstruction in Sichuan province”.
In his view, space is the body of a city and culture stands as the soul of a city. The development of a city should be defined by cultural prosperity so he will lead us to a discussion on the possible ways of upgrading Ningbo’s cultural connotations.