ARCHITECTURE, URBANISM & DESIGN

Landscape Architecture at Tsinghua University

Sixty Years of Excellence

Yang Rui and Zheng Xiaodi

$44.95

The book is a thorough reflection on the accomplishments and great work done since the establishment of the Department of Architecture at Tsinghua University, and it also provides the readers with the knowledge of hot topics related to environment and architecture in regards to the current stage of China. 

Specifications

Size: 
10" x 7.35" (portrait)
Pages: 
352
Binding: 
hardbound
Publication date: 
spring 2017
ISBN: 
978-1-939621-62-7
Rights world: 
available

Zhu Yufan, Wu Dongfan, Zhuang Youbo, Liu Haibo, Li Shuhua, Zhao Zhicong, Hu Jie.

    

Overview: 

Due to the rapid growth of population within China, there is an ever-increasing need for landscape design. And a new generation is attending China’s Universities, eager to improve the living environment. Tsinghua University pioneered the movement of landscape architecture in education, in China. With its international starting point and broad insight into local practice, analysis of research, excellent student work, and a summary of research publication and papers, Landscape Architecture at Tsinghua University: Sixty Years of Excellence, provides a full and vivid picture of the landscape program at Tsinghua.

The book overviews numerous aspects of the department’s moments and achievements including: a narrative of the very first class of people in the program; a description of the work done for the National Natural Science Foundation, among other places; a compilations of books, awards, published studies, and monographs. The book is a thorough reflection on the accomplishments and great work done since the establishment of the Department of Architecture at Tsinghua University, and it also provides the readers with the knowledge of hot topics related to environment and architecture in regards to the current stage of China.

 

About the author: 

Yang Rui, Ph.D. is a professor, and Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture at Tsinghua University. He is the director of the China National Landscape Architecture Education Supervisory Committee, deputy Secretary-General and Executive Director of Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture (CHSLA), and Chairperson of the Theory and History Committee of CHSLA. He is also the associate Editor of Chinese Landscape Architecture.

 Zheng Xiaodi, Ph.D. is a professor, PHD Supervisor, and assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture at Tsinghua University. She also serves as the Director of International Affairs at the Chinese Gardening and Landscaping Industry Association in China. She received her Ph.D. and B.Arch. from Tsinghua University and her MLA from the GSD, at Harvard University.