Yiping Dong

Profile

Dr. Yiping Dong is an associate professor in the Department of Architecture at Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University. She is a trained architect and architectural historian. She has a Master of Architecture Design and Theory, and completed her PhD in Architecture History and Theory from Tongji University in 2013. During her graduate study and research period, she was involved in several research and practice projects on architectural/urban heritage conservation and regeneration. She was invited as a Masters exchange student in Germany (2002-2003) and was a visiting Ph.D. candidate in ETH Zurich in Switzerland (2007-2008), funded by scholarships from DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) and CSC (China Scholarship Council). She is active in the research of architectural history and heritage. Her research interests include: Heritage theory, Chinese architectural history and theory in a global context, Industrial heritage and heritage-led regeneration, Architectural design in context and the adaptive re-use of buildings. She has published over 10 papers within these fields. She is an academic member of IAHAC (Industrial Architecture Heritage Academic Committee) of China; member of TICCIH (International Committee for the Conservation of Industrial Heritage); and a member of ACHS (Association of Critical Heritage Studies). Her recent research “Western Origin of Chinese Modern Industrial Buildings and the Localization Process-Case study of Textile Mills in Jiangsu and Shanghai Area” is funded by the Young Scholar NSFC (National Natural Science Foundation of China).
  • Qualifications

    • D.Eng , College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China - 2013
    • Guest Ph.D , Department of Architectre, Institute of Historic Building Research and Conservation (IDB), ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, 2007-2008 - 2007
    • M.Arch , College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China - 2004
    • Other , Exchange student, Fachhochschule Nordosterniedersachsen, Germany, 2002-2003 - 2002
    • B. Arch , College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China - 2001
  • Experience

    • Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University -2017 to present
    • Lecturer, Department of Architecture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University - 2012 to 2017
    • Assistant Architect (Part time), Chang Qing Studio, Tongji University - 2001 to 2012
  • Research interests

    • Chinese Architectural History and Theory in Global Context
    • Vernacular Architecture
    • Architectural / Heritage Theory in transnational context
    • Adaptive Re-use
    • Architectural Design in Historical Context
    • Heritage-led Regeneration
    • Industrial Heritage
  • Articles

    • Dong,Yiping , Painterly Architecture The Fuchun Cultural Complex, TIME+ARCHITECTURE 时代建筑, 2018, Issue 4, P. 56-69
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, Binchao 2017 'From Technological Spectacle to Industrial Heritage: The Evolving Conceptualisation of the Mechanical Age through Museum Practice', Heritage Architecture, vol. 005, no. 1, p. 18-27
    • Renfer, Christian & Dong, Yiping 2016 'Considerations of a Swiss Monument Preservationist During a Visit to Traditional Villages in China: The Shaxi Rehabilitation Project as an Opportunity', Heritage Architecture, vol. 1, no. 2, p. 116-127
    • Dong, Yiping 2016 'Reports on European Industrial Museum 欧洲工业博物馆散记', 世界遗产地理World Heritage Geography, vol. , no. 19, p. 48-55
    • Dong, Yiping 2015 'Country Life - Wencun Village Regeneration Project', Architectural Review, vol. , no. , p. 92-103
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, Binchao 2014 'From Remains to Heritage: Reflections on the Process of Becoming an industrial Heritage,', New Architecture, vol. , no. , p.
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, B 2013 'Review on contextual transformation and regeneration models of historical industrial building conservation in US: a case study on High Line in New York', Urbanism and Architecture 城市建筑, vol. 3, no. , p. 25-30
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, Binchao 2012 'Expansion Values of Industrial Heritage - Review on the conservation of Railway Heritage', New Architecture, vol. 2, no. , p. 22-27
    • Dong, Yiping 2012 '从布鲁内尔谈起---- 英国工程师文化与工业建筑遗产', 中华建设报, vol. , no. , p.
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, Binchao 2012 'Temporary-use Model in Industrial Heritage Conservation and Regeneration: A Case Study on Sulzer-Areal in Winterthur, Switzerland', Urbanism and Architecture, vol. 3, no. , p. 19-23
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, Binchao 2012 'Contextual Transformation on Industrial Heritage and Urban Regeneration in UK: Case Study on Albert Dock Conservation History', Urbanism and Architecture, vol. 8, no. , p. 48-54
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, Binchao 2011 'The Conservation of Railway Buildings and Urban Regeneration: Two Cases Studies on Historic Railway Station in Manchester, UK', Urbanism and Architecture, vol. 8, no. , p. 27-30
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, B 2011 'Shanghai Pattern:Combination of Industrial Heritage and Creative Industry‐Study on of Industrial Heritage Conservation in Shanghai', Indutrial Heritage, Ecology and Economy, vol. , no. , p. 81-87
    • Dong, Yiping 2010 'Combination of Industrial Heritage and Creative Industry Industrial Heritage Conservation Practices in Shanghai, China.', TICCIH Bulletin, vol. , no. 48, p. 2010-2
    • Zhu, Y & Dong, Yiping 2007 'Authenticity Might not Equal to Original- The Fourth International Conference on Chinese Architecture History,', Time+ Architecture 时代建筑, vol. 6, no. , p. 134-135
    • Chang, Qing, Shen, Li & Dong, Yiping 2004 'Conservation and regeneration of the East Bund Area in Yangpu District of Shanghai', City Planning Review, vol. , no. 4, p.
  • Proceedings

    • (2013-2014) Participatory Neighbourhood Planning in China-report from the frontline In: Association of European Planning Schools Annual Congress. July 9-12, pp.
  • Books, monographs, compilations and manuals

    • Liu, Boying, Xu, Subin & Dong, Yiping 工业遗产再利用-国际工业遗产保护指南 (译著)(Forthcoming) Industrial Heritage Retooled- The TICCIH Guide to Industrial Heritage Conservation, ,
    • Dong, Yiping & Hou, Binchao ; Shanghai Industrial Heritage Culture Map (Forthcoming)
    • Dong, Yiping 工业建筑遗产的价值与观念 (Forthcoming)
    • Chen, Fei, Dong, Yiping & Brown, Andre 2014 The Architectural Guide of Suzhou (Working Title) Forthcoming), ,
    • Chang, Q & Dong, Yiping 2006 Study on the conservation and regeneration of industrial heritages in East Bund, EXPO 2010 SHANGHAI LANDSCAPE RENEWAL, Libreria Clup,
    • Dong, Yiping 2004 Von Gerkan, Marg und Partner Architecture 1988-1991, Translated by Dong Yiping and Lu Xinhua, China Architecture & Building Press,
    • Dong, Yiping 2004 The City in Black, TIME Architecture, 2004.3, Hans Stimmann, Translated by Dong Yiping, ,
  • Chapters, cases, readings and supplements

    • Dong, Yiping 2017, 'Dwelling between Mountain and Water: A return to the traditional Ideal World-The Fuyang Project by Amateur Architecture Studio' in Michael Juul Holm, Kjeld Kjeldsen and Mette Marie Kallehauge (eds) The Architects Studio-Wang Shu Amateur Architecture Studio, Lars Müller, pp. 129-144
  • Conference presentations

    • 2018-2019, Resources, Power, Capitals, Gentry and Outsiders: A Critical Analysis of the Historical Village Conservation Practices of China, ACHS 2018 Hangzhou (Association of Critical Heritage Studies) Hangzhou, China, Sep.1st-6th 2018
    • 2017-2018, Textile Industrial Heritage and Urban Regeneration, Invited Keynote Speech, Urban Regeneration Annual Symposium, Society of China Urban Planning –Urban Regeneration Subcommittee, Shanghai, China, 2017, Sep. 1st-3rd
    • 2017-2018, The Making of Industrial Heritage in China, Forum on Cultural and Heritage, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2018 Nov.25th
    • 2017-2018, Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainable Conservation for Urban and Rural Heritage in China, ICCC Windsor Consultation: “Imagine the Possible: Unusual Entrepreneurs, City Portals & Health.” Windsor ,UK, April 26th -28th 2018
    • 2017-2018, Research on Textile Heritage in China – Case Studies in Yangtze Delta, The 6th Forum on History and Heritage of Technology in China, National Silk Museum, Hangzhou, China, June,4th -5th ,2018
    • 2016-2017, SAH 70th Annual Conference, Glasgow / A Historical Study of Modern Textile Mills in the Yangzi Delta
    • 2015-2016, ACHS2016 Conference «What does heritage change?» / Industrial Remains to Industrial Heritage ‐ Heritage Production in Booming Cities: A Critical Analysis of Waterfront Industrial Area Conservation Process in Shanghai
    • 2015-2016, 6th Symposium of Chinese Industrial Architecture Heritage,Guangzhou / The Thematic Research of Industrial Heritage -Case Study Of Textile Mills In Yangzi Delta
    • 2015-2016, The Sixteenth TICCIH Congress(2015) / Western Origins Of Chinese Modern Industrial Buildings And Its Localization--Case Study Of Textile Mills In Yangtze Delta Area (a working paper)
    • 2015-2016, Bigstuff 2015 / Large Scale Industrial Structures - Conservation In China : A Short Report
    • 2014-2015, Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Dec.2-4,2014 / Critical Heritage Studies Curriculum in China
    • 2014-2015, 5th Symposium of Chinese Industrial Architecture Heritage, Nov.21-23,2014 / Urban Nostalgia and Industrial Landmark- Thoughts on the Values of Industrial Structures
    • 2013-2014, 2013 Academic Forum of AHSC(Architectural History society of China) of ASC, Aug. 22-25,2013 / Research on the traditional architecture survey by Ernst Boerschmann in 1900s and its Influence-Case study on the Buddhist Architecture in Ningbo and Pu'tuo Island Area 恩斯特.柏石曼中国传统建筑调研及其影响初探 ----以其二十世纪初对于宁波及周边地区佛教建筑研究为例
    • 2013-2014, 4th Symposium of Chinese Industrial Architecture Heritage, Nov.22-25,2013 / From Remains to Heritage--Thinking on the Process of Becoming an Industrial Heritage
    • 2013-2014, Inter-University Seminar On Asian Megacities 2014: Smart Urbanism For Asian Mega Cities, August 27-30, 2014, / The Making of a Contemporary Neighborhood Center in SSIP-Suzhou, China- Case Studies on an Architectural and Urban Type in Contextual Transformation,
    • 2013-2014, Association of European Planning Schools Annual Congress. July 9-12 / Participatory Neighbourhood Planning in China-report from the frontline
    • 2012-2013, 3rd Symposium of Chinese Industrial Architecture Heritage, Nov.23-26 / Review on contextual transformation and regeneration models of historical industrial building conservation in US: a case study on High Line in New York
    • 2011-2012, 2nd Symposium of Chinese Industrial Architecture Heritage, Nov.19-22 / Expansion Values of Industrial Heritage - Review on the conservation of Railway Heritage
    • 2009-2010, 14th TICCIH Conference Selected Papers, p.81-87 / Shanghai Pattern:Combination of Industrial Heritage and Creative Industry‐Study on of Industrial Heritage Conservation in Shanghai, Industrial Heritage, Ecology and Economy
    • 2008-2009, 1st National Ph.D Candidates Academic Coference, 2008.10 / From "Road" back to "Street"- analysis of Shanghai feature streets
    • 2008-2009, TICCIH Seminar on Training and Education within the Field of Industrial Heritage, June 8-11 2008 / Status and Problems of Researches on Industrial Heritage in China
    • 2002-2003, Tongji Graduate Student Proceeding / Where will the Bund to go?
  • Grants

    • Dong, Yiping 2019 (PI), Built Heritage and Local Sustainable Development Services--Taihu Lake Basin Historical Garden and Traditional Villages Cooperation Project, 298,000 RMB
    • Dong, Yiping 2018-2019 (PI), Research on Cultural Heritage Resources of Traditional Villages in Jukou County, Yanping District, Nanping City, Fujian, 290,000 RMB
    • Dong, Yiping 2018, (PI), Heritage-zation in contemporary conservation practice in rural villages of China – Case study in Jukou, Fujian, SURF 201806, 13,500 RMB
    • Dong, Yiping 2017-2018 (PI), Research Report on Craftsmanship and Inheritance of Traditional Architecture in Wuxi, 268,000 RMB
    • Dong, Yiping 2017-2018 (PI), Research on Architectural Features of Traditional Architecture in Wuxi, 150,000 RMB
    • Dong, Yiping 2017 (PI), Concepts of heritage in contemporary conservation practice in rural villages of China, 11,500 RMB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship(SURF)
    • Dong, Yiping 2016, Principal Investigator, Typologies of the contemporary heritage conservation practice in rural villages of China, 11,500 RMB (Completed) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
    • Dong, Yiping 2015, Principal Investigator, Architecture Survey and Mapping the Historical Textiles in Yangzi Delta, 11,500 RMB, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
    • Dong, Yiping, Hou, Binchao, Tang, Kangkang, Herr, Christiane & Xu, Yongli 2015, Principal Investigator, Western Origins of Chinese Modern Industrial Buidings and the localization process- Case study of Textile Mills in Jiangsu and Shanghai Area, 250,000 RMB, National Science Fund of China (NSFC)
    • Dong, Yiping 2015, Principal Investigator, Western Origins of Chinese Modern Industrial Buidings and the localization process- Case study of Textile Mills in Jiangsu and Shanghai Area(SIP Match Fund), 125,000 RMB, Suzhou Industrial Park Technology Development Bureau
    • Dong, Yiping 2014, Principal Investigator, Survey on Industrial Architectural Heritage in Shanghai-South Jiangsu Region, 7,600 RMB Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
    • Dong, Yiping 2014, Principal Investigator, Research on the infrastructure and morphology in the self-built houses of urban villages – Case study in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, 10,000 RMB, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
    • Pernice, Raffaele & Dong, Yiping 2012, Co- Investigator, Design between City Planning and Urban Utopia: Examples of Model New Towns and Urban Redevelopments in Shanghai-Suzhou Metropolitan Areas, 33,000 RMB, Research Development Fund(RDF)
    • Wang, Hongjun & Dong, Yiping 2012, Co-Investigator, Research on Chinese Urban Heritage Conservation Mechanism based on Proprietary Right Theory, , National Social Science Funding of China (NSSFC)
    • Wang, Hongjun & Dong, Yiping 2010, Co-Investigator, Research on Urban Architecture Heritage Conservation Mechanism based on the Chinese Immovable Property System –Shanghai as the case study, , Provincial Social Science Funding of Shanghai, China
  • Professional service activities

    • 2018 Session Organizer, Conceptualizing Urban/Rural Heritage Connections, 2018 ACHS, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Sep. 1st-6th. 2018
    • 2018 Organization Board Member, The 2nd International Conference on Heritage of China, Suzhou, China, Sep, 6-9th ,2018
    • 2018 Co-organizer, Mapping Architectural Criticism in China, International workshop at the Department of Architecture, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou, April 24, 2018
    • 2017 Reviewer / Session Moderator, Built Heritage- a cultural motivator for urban and rural development.
    • 2017 Anonymous Reviewer of Master Thesis /Tianjin University.
    • 2017 Built Heritage- a cultural motivator for urban and rural development.
    • 2017 Executive Secretary of Urban and Rural Built Heritage Academic Committee under Architectural Society of China.
    • 2016 2016 第七届中国工业遗产学术研讨会.
    • 2016 International Journal of Heritage Studies.
    • 2016 Heritage of China 2016.
    • 2016 C-Sallon C 沙龙 工业遗产"四题".
    • 2016 Restoration Project of Kuixing Ge Pavilion in Shuanglang, Dali, Yunnan.
    • 2016 Design Tutor for Temple of Tomorrow Design Workshop 2016.
    • 2016 Heritage Architecture.
    • 2015 External Reviewer- Master Thesis of Tianjin University, Department of Architecture.
    • 2015 Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering.
    • 2015 Department of Architecture, Zhejiang University.
    • 2015 Heritage of China 2016.
  • Teaching activities

    • ARC 203 History of Asian Architecture
    • ARC 406 Topics in Architectural History
    • ARC 413 Master Design Studio
    • ARC 304 Final Year Project
    • ARC 204 Small Architecture Design
    • ARC 105 Small Space Design
    • ARC 101 Design Thinking and Articulation
  • Courses taught

    • ARC203 History of Asian Architecture
  • Professional memberships

    • Vice Secretary, Urban and Rural Built Heritage Academic Committee under Architectural Society of China
    • Academic Committee Member, IAHAC (Industrial Achitecture Heritage Academic Committee)
    • Board Member, Association of Critical Heritage Studies
    • Academic Committe Member, Industrial Heritage Board under the Cultural Heritage Society of China
    • Member, The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage
  • Awards and honours

    • 2018 Best SURF Project, Research Award SURF 2018, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
    • 2016 Excellent Graduates Research Award (Doctoral Dissertation), Shanghai Municipal Education Commission; Shanghai Degree Awarding Committee
    • 2014 Third Award of 8th Construction Festival, National Supervision Board Architecture Education & Tongji University
    • 2014 Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award 2014, Tongji University
    • 2014 Innovative Teaching Practices, Highly Commended, 2nd Annual Teaching Prize, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
    • 2013 Innovative Teaching Practices, Winner,1st Annual XJTLU Teaching Prize, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
  • Telephone

    +86 (0)512 8188 0461
  • Email

    Yiping.Dong@xjtlu.edu.cn
  • Address

    Office DB 313
    Design Building
    South Campus
    Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
    No.111 Ren'ai Road
    Suzhou Dushu Lake Science and Education Innovation District
    Suzhou Industrial Park
    Suzhou
    P.R.China
    215123