Visiting Professor @ UMSoA - Zhao Pei

Vision Therapy, by Peishu Han, Yuanfeng Gao, Ranran Zhang, Xing Ou, Zhao Pei (Faculty), Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, China

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Vision Therapy, by Peishu Han, Yuanfeng Gao, Ranran Zhang, Xing Ou, Zhao Pei (Faculty), Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, China

Visiting Professor @ UMSoA - Zhao Pei
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Professor Zhao Pei, founder of Urban Propensity Studio, an interdisciplinary design studio in China focuses on architectural design, urban design, heritage protection, and the history and theory of modern Chinese architecture, along with comparative studying between Latin American and Chinese modern architecture.

He has lectured at numerous design institutions with his writings appearing in Time Architecture, Domus, The Architect, Urbanism Architecture, Architecture Culture, Gallery, Azure, Architectural Journal, New Architecture, Urban Design Journal, among others. He is a guest editor of The Architect, and a columnist and a guest editor of Architecture & Culture. In 2015, he cooperated with Prof. Jorge Francisco Lienue to curate Latin American modern architecture issue of The Architect, which is the first time to comprehensively introduce Latin American architecture to Chinese readers. His research works have been exhibited in many international biennials: Wuzhen (2017), Chengdu (2011), Venice (2010), Amsterdam (2003). In 2006, he co-worked with Adrian Blackwell to curate Detour: Tactical approaches to China’s changing landscape, the first international exhibition of contemporary Chinese architects. The works he designed and participated received many awards in different countries and regions. He is the committee member of Chinese Industrial Heritage Society and academic member of DOCOMOMO China.

Under his tutoring, his students have won more than 10 significant international competitions, including the first prize in Union of International Architects Students Competition, Durban, South Africa, 2014(478 entries from 30 countries).   

The School of Architecture is honored to have him join us! 


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