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Jie Zhang
School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Interests: Urban Conservation and Design
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Donia Zhang
Neoland School of Chinese Culture, Ontario, Canada
Interests: Architectural humanities; Architecture and urbanism; Courtyard architecture; Chinese culture; Philosophy of architecture
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Executive Editor
Xianmin Mai
School of Architecture, Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu, China
Interests: Building adaptability technology in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau; Protection and inheritance of traditional wooden buildings
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Associate Editors
Guanghui Ding
School of Architecture, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing,China
Interests: History; theory and criticism of modern Chinese architecture
Cui Liu
College of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Interests: Urban design; Urban form; Settlement space analysis; Architectural space composition
Gerardo Semprebon
Department of Architecture and Urban Studies, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: Contemporary architecture and design strategies for the revitalization of rural territories in China and Italy
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Special Issue in Reshaping Rural China
Editorial Board Members
Miguel Amado
CERIS – Civil Engineering Research and Innovation for Sustainability, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: Architectural Design; Urban Studies; Sustainable Urban Design
Rachel Armstrong
Department of Architecture, KU Leuven, Ghent/Brussels, Belgium
Interests: Regenerative, architecture, biodesign, sustainability, post Anthropocene, ecosystems, biodiversity, circular economy, resilience
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Special Issue in Regenerative Architecture
Ding Wen ‘Nic’ Bao
School of Architecture and Urban Design, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: Advanced architectural design, and algorithm development; Bio-inspired sustainable architecture and structures; Building information modelling and building performance optimisation; Computational design, robotic fabrication and additive manufacturing technologies
Umberto Berardi
Department of Architectural Science, Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Canada
Interests: Sustainability; Urban physics; Energy efficiency; Nanotechnologies; Acoustics; Lighting
Carolyn Cartier
International Studies and Global Societies, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Interests: Studies of Asian society; Urban geography; Political geography; Political economy and social change; Human geography
Albert P.C. Chan
Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Interests: Green building construction; Heritage conservation; Construction project management
Fei Chen
School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Interests: Urban morphology and typomorphology; Urban design and planning policy
Heng Chye Kiang
Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore, Singapore City, Singapore
Interests: Sustainable urban planning and design; Urban design and conservation of historic districts; Built environment and health
Marco D'orazio
Department of Civil Engineering, Building and Architecture, Polytechnic University of Marche, Ancona, Italy
Interests: Sustainable Construction; Sustainable Architecture; Green Building; Building Materials
Brian Deal
Department of Landscape Architecture, The University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, US
Interests: Landscap Architecture; urban sustainability; geodesign; resilient systems
Yiping Dong
Department of Architecture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China
Interests: Architectural/urban heritage conservation and regeneration
Stanislaus Fung
Department of Architecture, Harvard University, Massachusetts, United States
Interests: Contemporary Chinese Architecture; Chinese Garden History; 20th-Century Architecture; Architectural Theory; Australian Residential Architecture
Zhonghua Gou
School of Urban Design, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Interests: Architecture; Sustainable Design; Building Technology; Urban Microclimate
Kai Gu
School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: Urban morphology and urban design; Urban landscape management; Urban planning and design of Chinese cities
ChengHe (Charlie) Guan
Shanghai Key Laboratory of Urban Design and Urban Science, NYU Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Interests: Urban big data and space-time computation on smart eco-city systems from a multi-disciplinary context; Urban infrastructure planning and real estate development in low-carbon cities
Tim Heath
Department of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Interests: Urban Design; Architecture Design; Place-making; Urban Revitalisation and Historic City Quarters; City Centre/Urban Living; Urban Heritage Conservation; Adaptive Re-use of Buildings
Michael Ulrich Hensel
Department of Digital Architecture and Planning, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Interests: Embedded Architectures; Experimental Design; Performance-oriented Design; Transscalar Design; Design Computation
Xiao Hu
Department of Architecture, University of Idaho, Moscow, US
Interests: Cultural, social and political representations of architecture; Spatial identity; Non-Western architectural philosophies and history; Sustainable design; Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural learning
Beisi Jia
Department of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Interests: Urban Development; Green Building; Urban Sustainability; Sustainable Architecture
Ying Jin
Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Interests: Architecture; Urban Planning; Sustainable Development; Urbanism; Urban Sustainability
Jian Kang
Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Interests: Architectural Acoustics; Environmental Acoustics; Building Acoustics; Soundscape
Delin Lai
Department of Fine Art, University of Louisville, Louisville, US
Interests: The History of Modern Chinese Architecture
Gino Lannace
Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
Interests: Acoustics; Room Acoustics; Metamaterial Acoustics; Acoustic Material Properties
Fabio Lanza
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Arizona, Tucson, US
Interests: Twentieth-century China; Political activism; Urban space
Eshrar Latif
Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom
Interests: Architectural science; Materials; Building; Sustainability; Low carbon
Andrew Law
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Interests: The history of ideas in China especially traditional ideas and the role of these concepts in the present
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Steffen Lehmann
Urban Futures Lab., School of Architecture, The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, US
Interests: Sustainable Architectural; Resource-efficient Urban Design; Urban Development; Future Cities; Urban Resilience; Environmental Sustainability
Ute Lehrer
Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University, Toronto, Canada
Interests: Cities and Globalization; Economic Restructuring and Urban Form; Political Economy of the Built Environment; Theory and History of Planning, Urban Design and Architecture; Built Environment, Ethnicity and Immigration to Urban Area
Huan Li
Department of Land Resources Management, Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China
Interests: Human transformation of land and the links between urbanization; Global change; Sustainability
Zhigang Li
School of Urban Design, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Interests: Urban spatial transformation and urban planning in China
Hao Li
School of Architecture, Xi' an University of Architecture and Technology, Xi'an, China
Interests: Urban design; Urban renewal; Urban reconstruction; Public space design
Mengbi Li
Institute for Sustainable Industries and Livable Cities, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: Architectural history and theory; Architectural history in China; Vernacular architecture; Sustainability in the built environment; Architectural Design
Hongtao Liu
Department of Architecture, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China
Interests: Built Heritage Preservation, Preventive Conservation, and Adaptive Reuse; Cultural Heritage Protection, Rural Architecture Renovation; Historical Building Restoration
Elena Lucchi
Department of Architecture, Built Environment and Construction Engineering (DABC), Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: Green and energy transition in architecture, Building reuse and regenerative design, Architectural conservation, and restoration cultural heritage, Diagnosis of architectural heritage, Heritage-compatible architectural design, Green rating systems at urban and building level, Preventive and planned conservation of cultural heritage, Renewable energies (photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind systems)
Pedro Luengo
Department of Art History, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: History of Philippine architecture; Cultural history; Cultural transfer; European presence in China; History of Art, Ming, Qing
Deyin Luo
School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Interests: Vernacular Architecture; Traditional Village; Architectural History
Carlos Ramiro Marmolejo Duarte
Department of Architectural Technology (TA), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: Land Use Planning; Urban Sustainability; Urban Development; Urbanism
Qing Mei
College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Interests: Overseas Chinese architecture, particular Chinese building types: garden, temple, and huiguan.
Eric S. Nelson
Division of the Humanities, Academic Building, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, China
Interests: Phenomenology, hermeneutics, and critical social theory; Comparative philosophy Ethics; Philosophy of nature and environment; Philosophy and religion
Jianlei Niu
Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Interests: Building Energy; Urban microclimate; indoor air quality
Francesco Nocera
Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: Indoor and Outdoor Comfort (UHI,UHII etc); Natural and Artificial lighting; Environmental and Building acoustics; Air Pollution; renewable energy sources; thermo-fluid dynamics (CFD, etc_)
Masa Noguchi
ZEMCH EXD Lab, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
Interests: Design Engineering; Sustainable Home And Community; Environmental Experience Design
Lei Ping
Department of Languages, The New School, New York, United States
Interests: Modern and contemporary Chinese history; Political economy; Urbanization, art, cinema; East Asian pop culture
Deo Karan Prasad
School of Built Environment, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Interests: Sustainable cities; sustainable buildings; Education for sustainable development; Energy efficiency and renewable energy; Sustainable habitats; Eco-housing; Eco-cities
Zhu (Joe) Qian
School of Planning, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
Interests: Comparative urban planning and policy; Land use planning and urban form; Land use reform and policy in China; Heritage conservation and planning in China
Xuefei Ren
Department of Sociology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, US
Interests: Urban development; Governance; Architecture; Built environment in global perspective
Zhibin Ren
Key Laboratory of Wetland Ecology and Environment, Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changchun, China
Interests: The interactions between urban forest ecosystems, urban environment, and people; Urban landscape
Peter Rowe
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, Cambridge, US
Interests: Architecture; Urban Planning; Urban Design; Historic conservation; Housing provision
Marc Aurel Schnabel
School of Design, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, China
Interests: Digital Architecture and Computational Urban Design; Digital Heritage; Virtual & Augmented Environments
Marichela Sepe
ISMed-National Research Council, DiARC– University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: Urban regeneration; Urban planning; Urban design; Cultural heritage enhancement; Public space
Juan Serra
Heritage Restoration Institute (IRP) School of Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Architectural History; Architecture and Design; Industrial Design; Drawing
Jessica Sewell
School of Architecture, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, US
Interests: Gender and architecture; Urban space; Material culture
Ayyoob Sharifi
The IDEC Institute, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Japan
Interests: Sustainability; Sustainable Development; Urban Planning; Urban Sustainability; Built Environment; Architecture
Joseph H. M. Tah
School of the Built Environment, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom
Interests: Sustainability; Enterprise Architecture and Modelling; Cost estimating, project planning and control
Jinhua (Selia) Tan
Department of Anthropology, Wuyi University, Jiangmen, China
Interests: Architectural conservation; Community development and cultural continuum
Jin Tao
South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Interests: Vernacular architecture; Architectural form; Regionalism
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Fernando Vegas
Research Centre PEGASO, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Architectural Heritage; Cultural heritage; Sustainable Architecture
David Wang
School of Design and Construction, Washington State University, Washington, United States
Interests: History and theory; Interdisciplinary ethics and practice; Research methods; and foundation courses in design and construction
Fan Wang
Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Interests: Entrance design for public buildings in windy places; Building ventilation and indoor air quality studies; Computational fluid Dynamics (CFD) applications in built environment
June Wang
Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Interests: Platform urbanism; Cultural cities/creative cities; Critical heritage studies
Mo Wang
College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou, China
Interests: Urban planning; Landscape architecture; Hydrological modeling; Sustainability
Georgia Watson
School of the Built Environment, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom
Interests: Planning and Urban design
Wah Sang Wong
University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Interests: Architecture history and theories; Technology; Professional Practices
Yunqing Xu
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Interests: Planning and property development; Investment and management; Land and housing policies; China’s property-led urban
Yinong Xu
London South Bank University, United Kingdom
Interests: Cultural Studies; Arts and Humanities
Yung Yau
Lingnan University, China
Interests: Anti-social Behaviour in Housing; Building Control; Building Illegality; Governance of Multi-owned Housing; Inclusive Cities; Sustainability in the Built Environment; Urban Renewal and Planning
Yu Ye
Tongji University, China
Interests: Urban Morphology; Urban design; Space Syntax; Architecture; Evidence based design
Jihui Yuan
Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan
Interests: Built Environment; Urban Heat Islands; Building Energy Savings; Building Coating materials; Solar Radiation; Air-conditioning Heat Loads; Weather Database
Qi Zhang
China Architecture Design and Research Group, China
Interests: Green Building Design; Rural Settlement Renewal; Architectural Heritage Conservation
Binsheng (Ben) Zhang
Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom
Interests: Design; Analysis and modelling of concrete, timber and steel structures, construction materials technology, dynamic performance of structures, and tests on mechanical properties and structural performance of construction materials under loading and extreme environmental conditions (e.g. fire).
Miaoxi Zhao
South China University of Technology, China
Interests: Urban Networks; Spatial Economics; Urban and Regional Development
Jing Zheng
Wuhan University, China
Interests: Architecture
Guangya Zhu
Southeast University, China
Interests: Architecture Heritage Conservation
Sisi Zlatanova
UNSW Sydney, Australia
Interests: Geospatial Information Systems; Data Structures, Database Management; Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing; Surveying; Conceptual Modelling; Mobile Technologies
Bruno de Meulder
KU Leuven, Belgium
Interests: Urban Design; Urbanism; Landscape and Planning
Guest Editor
Zhao Wei
School of Architecture, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Interests: Accessible universal design, urban and rural environmental renewal and renovation design, design research methodology
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Xinyuan Dang
KU Leuven, Belgium
Interests: Building Physics and Sustainable Design; Hygrothermal simulations on Building components; Restoration, Renovation, and Management of Built Heritage; Indoor environment and health
Ruoran Wang
Tianjin University, China
Interests: The history of modern Chinese Architecture; urban history of the treaty ports and concessions in modern East Asia; modern heritage conservation and regeneration
Xiaoliang Wang
School of Architecture, Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu, China
Interests: Building adaptability technology in Qinghai-Tibet plateau; Green building; Collaborative optimization of building photothermal performance
Gaofeng Xu
Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Interests: Urban and Regional Development; Urban-rural Integration and Land Use; Urban-rural Living Circle and Public Service Facility; TOD and spatial planning
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Qianru Yang
School of Architecture, Southwest Minzu University, Chengdu, China
Interests: parametric design, computational design, AI-aided Architecture Design and Theories
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Jiazhen Zhang
Faculté d'Architecture et d'Urbanism, Université de Mons, Mons, Belgium
Interests: Landscape Architecture; Industrial Heritage Protection; Spatial Distribution; Cultural Heritage Protection; High-density City
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