+ selected book & proceedings

Hou, Jeffrey (ed.) 2013. Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking. London and New York: Routledge.

Hou, Jeffrey (ed.) 2010. Insurgent Public Space: Guerrilla Urbanism and the Remaking of Contemporary Cities. London: Routledge.

Hou, Jeffrey, Julie Johnson and Laura Lawson. 2009. Greening Cities, Growing Communities: Learning from Seattle's Urban Community Gardens. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Hou, Jeffrey, Mark Francis and Nathan Brightbill (Eds.). 2005. (Re)Constructing Communities: Design Participation in the Face of Change. Davis, CA: Center for Design Research, University of California, Davis.

+ selected book chapters

Hou, Jeffrey. (Forthcoming) Making and Supporting Community Gardens as Informal Urban Landscapes. In Mukhijia, Vinit and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris (eds.), The Informal City: Settings, Strategies, Responses. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2013. Transcultural Participatory Design: Engaging, Empowering, and Learning from Immigrant Communities in Seattle’s International District. In Hou, Jeffrey (ed.), Transcultural Cities: Border Crossing and Placemaking. London and New York: Routledge.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2012. Vertical Urbanism, Horizontal Urbanity: Notes from East Asian Cities. In Bharn, Vinayak (ed.), The Emergent Asian City: Concomitant Urbanities and Urbanisms. London and New York: Routledge.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2012. Making Public, Beyond Public Space. In Shiffman, Ron, Rick Bell, Lance J. Brown, and Lynne Elizabeth (eds.), Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space. Berkeley, CA: New Village Press.

Shiffman, Ron, and Jeffrey Hou. 2012. A Call for Actions. In Shiffman, Ron, Rick Bell, Lance J. Brown, and Lynne Elizabeth (eds.), Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space. Berkeley, CA: New Village Press.

Emerson, Pam and Jeffrey Hou. 2012. 17th and South Jackson:  Relocating Casa Latina and Navigating Cultural Cross-roads in Seattle. In Vasquez, Leo, and Michael Rios, eds. Diálogos: Placemaking in Latino Communities. London and New York: Routledge.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2012. Modeling Landscapes. In Amoroso, Nadia (ed.), Representing Landscapes: A Visual Collection of Landscape Architectural Drawings. London and New York: Routledge.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2011. Differences Matter: Learning to Design in Partnership with Others. In Doble, Cheryl, Paula Horrigan, and Tom Angotti (eds.), Service-learning in Design and Planning: Educating at the Boundaries. Berkeley, CA: New Village Press.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2011. Citizen Design: Participation and Beyond. In Banerjee, Tridib and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris (eds.), Companion to Urban Design. London: Routledge.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2008. Traditions, Transformation, and Community Design: the Making of Two Ta'u Houses. In Bell, Bryan, and Katie Wakeford (eds.), Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism, pp. 74-83. New York: Metropolis Books.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2007. Community Processes: the Catalytic Agency of Service Learning Studio. In Salama, A. and Wilkinson, N. (eds.), Design Studio Pedagogy: Horizons for the Future. Urban International Press, UK.

+ selected journal articles

Hou, Jeffrey. 2013. Community 'Owned' Public Space: Seattle's Alternatives to POPS. SUR: Sustainable Urban Regeneration, 25

Hou, Jeffrey. 2009. Everyday Landscape and Urban DIYism in Sanzihou, Taipei. InTensions, 2.0, spring.

Hou, Jeff. 2008. Urban Microcosm. Column 5: Journal of Architecture, Vol. 22: 50-51.

Hou, Jeffrey and Isami Kinoshita. 2007. Informal Process in Bridging Communities of Differences: Participatory Planning in Seattle and Matsudo. Journal of Planning Education and Research 26(3): 301-313.

Abramson, Daniel, Lynne Manzo and Jeffrey Hou. 2006. From Ethnic Enclave to Multi-ethnic Translocal Community: Constructed Identities and Community Planning in Seattle’s ‘Chinatown-International District. Journal of Architecture and Planning Research 23(4), Winter.

Hou, Jeffrey and Min-Jay Kang. 2006. Differences and Dialogic Learning in a Collaborative Virtual Design Studio. Open House International 31(3): 85-94. Special Issue on Studio Teaching Practices: Between Traditional, Revolutionary and Virtual Models. 

Hou, Jeffrey, Isami Kinoshita and Sawako Ono. 2005. Design Collaboration in the Space of Cross-cultural Flows. Landscape Journal 24(2): 125-135.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2004. Preserving for Multiple Publics: Contesting Views of Urban Conservation in Seattle’s International District. City and Time 1(1):29-38. [online] URL: http://www.ct.ceci-br.org

Hou, Jeffrey and Michael Rios. 2003. Community-driven Placemaking: the Social Practice of Participatory Design in the Making of Union Point Park. Journal of Architectural Education, 57 (1): 19-27.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2000. From Dual Disparities to Dual Squeeze: The Emerging Patterns of Regional Development in Taiwan. Berkeley Planning Journal. Vol. 14, 2000, p. 4-22.

+ selected conference papers

Hou, Jeffrey. 2009. Design Buffet: Serving Multiple Constituents in a Community-University Partnership. CELA Annual Conference 2008-2009: Teaching + Learning Landscapes. Tucson, Arizona. January 14-16, 2009.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2008. Interconnected Changes: Ta'u Settlements and Dwellings in Transition. Pace or Speed: Vernacular Building Types and Settlements in Transition. ISVS: the 4th International Seminar on Vernacular Settlements, Ahmedabad, India, February 14-17, 2008.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2006. Hyper Architecture and Lost Traditions? Dwelling Transformation on Pongso-no-Ta’u. Hyper Tradition: 10th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments, Bangkok, Thailand. December 15-18, 2006.

Kinoshita, Isami and Jeffrey Hou. 2006. Building Sustainable Community through Intergenerational Participation: Cases of Community-university Partnerships in International District, Seattle and Kogane, Matsudo. Diversity, Creativity and Sustainability: International Symposium on Urban Planning. National Taipei University of Technology. Taipei, Taiwan. August 18-20, 2006.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2006. Hybrid Landscapes: Toward an Inclusive Ecological Urbanism on Seattle’s Central Waterfront. Getting Real: Design Ethos Now. ACSA 94th Annual Conference, Cheng, R. and P. J. Tripeny, (Eds.). March 30th to April 3rd, 2006. Salt Lake City, Utah. Pp. 245-250.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2005. Placemaking with Untold Narratives: Uncovering ‘Other’ Cultural Landscapes on Seattle’s Central Waterfront. A Time for Place: CELA 2005 Conference Proceedings. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. September 21-24, 2005. pp. 119-123.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2005. Speaking Images: A Case of Photovoice Application in Community Design. Visualizing Change: Association for Community Design Annual Conference. New York, March 30-April 1, 2005.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2004. Asian Streets in America: Design Transformation of Seattle’s ‘International District.’ Street, Urban Design and Representation: Proceedings of the Third Great Asian Streets Symposium. National University of Singapore. 6-7 December 2004.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2004. Edge Habitat(s): Visions and Challenges for Seattle’s Central Waterfront. The 41st IFLA World Congress. Taipei, Taiwan. September 9-11, 2004. pp. 608-616.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2004. Understanding Diversity through Biographical Landscapes. Not White: Diversity in Beginning Design Education. The 20th National Conference on Beginning Design Student. April 1-3, 2004. Hampton University Department of Architecture. Pp. 87-92.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2004. Global Classrooms Studio: An Experiment in Virtual and Real, Online Collaboration. In Buhmann, Erich, Christina von Haaren and Bill Miller (eds.), Trends in Online Landscape Architecture, New Communication Techniques for Landscape Architecture and Architecture, Proceedings at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences 2004. Heidelberg: Wichmann Verlag. Pp. 92-98.

Hou, Jeffrey, Liling Huang and Tamesuke Nagahashi. 2003. Networking across Cultures: From Exchange to Collaborative Learning in the Pacific Rim. The Seventh Conference of Asian Planning Schools Association (APSA). Hanoi, Vietnam, September 12-14, 2003.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2003. On Preserving Cultural Landscape: the Construct of Landscape in Taiwan’s Cultural Heritage Preservation. Pursuit of Authenticity in Conservation: Selected Papers of 2001 Taiwan Cultural Heritage Preservation Conference. Taipei: Council of Cultural Affairs, Taiwan. (In Chinese) pp. 87-93.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2002. Negotiating Shifting Landscapes: Public Awareness-building in the Face of Contested Cultural Heritage. ICOMOS 13th General Assembly--Strategies for the World's Cultural Heritage: Preservation in a Globalised World--Principles, Practices Perspectives. Madrid, Spain. December 1-5, 2002. pp. 322-325.

Hou, Jeffrey and Amy Tanner. 2002. Constructed Identities and Contested Space in Seattle’s Chinatown-International District. Groundwork: CELA 2002 Conference Proceedings. Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Conference. SUNY, Syracuse, New York. September 25-27, 2002.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2002. Agency of Change: Community Organizations and Environmental Change in Meinung, Taiwan. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association. Philadelphia. May 22-26, 2002. pp. 40-44.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2002. Learning from Cultural Space: Introducing Multiplicity of Space and Spatial Processes in Beginning Design. The Predicament of Beginning: Proceedings of the 18th National Conference on the Beginning Design Students. Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, p. 179-184.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2001. Cultural Production of Environmental Consciousness: Case Studies of Environmental Movements and Design in Taiwan. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association. Edinburgh, Scotland. July 3-6, 2001. pp. 128-132.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2000. Cultural Production of Environmental Activism: Two Cases in Southern Taiwan. Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Conference on the History and Culture of Taiwan. Remapping Taiwan: Histories and Cultures in the Context of Globalization. University of California Los Angeles. October 12-15, 2000.

Hou, Jeffrey. 1999. Non-government Sector Involvement in the Conservation and Ecotourism Development of Chiku Wetlands. Paper presented at the 13th Global Biodiversity Forum, San Jose, Costa Rica, May 7-9, 1999.

+ invited articles (selected)

Hou, Jeffrey. 2012. Community Owned Green Space and the Co-Production of Public Realm. Green Community Design: the 8th Conference of the Pacific Rim Community Design Network, Seoul National University, South Korea. August 22-24, 2012.

Hou, Jeff. 2009. Coming to a Neighborhood Near You: Design Activism in the Pacific Rim. Forum Magazine | AIA Seattle, Winter 2008/09, 1(3): 17.

Hou, Jeff. 2007. Six (Ambiguous) Relationships between Architecture and Landscape. Dialogue: Architecture+Design+ Culture, 119: 66-73, November. (Chinese and English)

Hou, Jeffrey. 2005. When Stadium Meets Neighborhood: Community Activism in Seattle’s International District. Citizen Participation in Urban Governance: International Forum on Community Planning, Taipei, Taiwan. October 30th to November 1st, 2005. pp. 316-328. (English and Chinese, with Japanese abstract)

Hou, Jeffrey and Isami Kinoshita. 2005. Negotiating Community Differences: Comparing International District and Kogane. In Hou, Jeffrey, Mark Francis and Nathan Brightbill (Eds.). 2005. (Re)Constructing Communities: Design Participation in the Face of Change. Pp. 128-133. Davis, CA: Center for Design Research, University of California, Davis.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2004. The Spin-off Practice: Experiences of Secondary Processes of Planning and Activism at Ilan Studio and Taiwan Environmental Action Network (TEAN). In Nagahashi, Tamesuke, Sanae Sugita and Naoki Kimura (Eds.), Democratic Design in the Pacific Rim 1999: United States, Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong. Pp. 180-207.

Hou, Jeffrey. 2003. Cultural Landscape Preservation: Construct of Local Discourse and Connection to Global Governance. World Heritage: 2002 Council of Cultural Affairs Cultural Forum Series. Pp. 16-22. Taipei: Council of Cultural Affairs. (In Chinese)

Hou, Jeffrey. 2003. From Universality to Differences: Transformation and Challenges of Cultural Heritage Discourses. World Heritage: Proceedings of the Council of Cultural Affairs Cultural Forum Series (2003). Taipei: Council of Cultural Affairs. Pp. 1-69—1-77. (In Chinese)

Hou, Jeffrey. 2003. Understanding the Ta’u Cultural Landscapes. East Regional Workshop on Research, Preservation and Adaptive Reuse of Historic Architecture. Council of Cultural Affairs, Taiwan. October 15-17, Orchid Island. (In Chinese)

Hou, Jeffrey. 2003. Memories and Narratives: Reconstructing Traditions in the Face of Change. Asia-Pacific Traditional Arts Forum. National Taipei University of the Arts. October 17-20.

Kinoshita, Isami and Jeffrey Hou. 2001. Organized Participation and Community Capacity-building: Recent Cases of Organized Community Actions in Taiwan and Japan. Building Cultural Diversity through Participation: Proceedings of the Third Annual Pacific Rim Participatory Community Design Conference. Matsu, Taiwan. May 27-June 3, 2001. Pp. III-29-51. Building and Planning Research Foundation, ed. Taipei: Council for Cultural Affairs.

Hou, Jeffrey. 1999. From Activism to Sustainable Development: The Case of Chigu and the Anti-Binnan Movement. In Democratic Design in the Pacific Rim -- Japan, Taiwan and the United States, Hester, Randolph T. and Corrina Kweskin (Eds.), Ridge Times Press. 1999, p. 124-133.

Hou, Jeffrey. 1999. The Changing Community and the Changing Home -- Housing and Cultural Transformation on Pongso-No-Ta'u. In Living Landscape: Contemporary Landscape Experience in Taiwan and the United States. Chang, S-L and R. T. Hester (Eds.), 1999. p. 78-99. (In Chinese)

Hou, Jeffrey. 1999. Landscape Structure, Planning, and Cultural Regeneration: the National Center for Traditional Art. In Living Landscape: Contemporary Landscape Experiences in Taiwan and the United States. Chang, S-L and R. T. Hester (Eds.), 1999. p. 180-191. (In Chinese)

Hou, Jeffrey. 1998. Rebirth of a City: I-Lan County Performing Art Center and I-Lan City Revitalization Plan. Taiwan Architect. Vol. 24, No. 5. May 1998, pp. 114-116. (In Chinese)

Wang, Huei-Ming and Jeffrey Hou. 1997. The Granary of Culture: Conservation of a Traditional Atayal Granary. The I-Lan Journal of History. No. 29, 1997, pp.78-94. (In Chinese)

Hou, Jeffrey. 1996. The Lost Village of Buda: A Returning Journey. The I-Lan Journal of History. No. 24. 1996, pp.111-123. (In Chinese)

Hou, Jeffrey. 1994. The Housing Nightmare of Ta’u: Local Policy and Transformation of Indigenous Culture and Society, Space Journal. No. 63, October 1994, pp.32-36. (In Chinese)