Edward Denison is an independent heritage consultant, writer and photographer whose work focuses on preservation and regeneration in the built environment. Bridging academic and practical disciplines, his work in Africa, Asia and Europe includes consulting for international agencies in heritage conservation, authoritative books on design and architecture, and internationally published architectural photography and writing.
Guang Yu Ren is an architect and consultant. She has worked with international agencies in Africa and the UK to conserve and promote architectural heritage. Her latest project has brought her back to Shanghai where she was born and raised, and where she works to encourage heritage conservation in education and practice and to build links between China and the rest of the world in this field.
Their combined published work includes: Building Shanghai: The Story of China’s Gateway and Asmara: Africa’s Secret Modernist City.