- Title: Of Land and People: A Decade in China
- Speaker: Liu Yuyang
- Date: 25 Feb 2019
- Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
- Venue: DBG19 (South Campus, XJTLU)
Born in Taiwan and educated in the United States, Mr. Liu Yuyang received his Master in Architecture from GSD, Harvard University in 1997 and his BA in Urban Studies and Planning from University of California, San Diego in 1992. While at Harvard, Mr Liu researched with Rem Koolhaas and co-authored Great Leap Forward in 2001, a seminal work on the urbanization of China's Pearl River Delta, the content of which exhibited at the Documenta X in Kassel, Germany.
Having held a number of professional and academic positions in U.S and Hong Kong, Mr. Liu established the Shanghai-based Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects in 2007. Mr. Liu leads the Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects in its full design and management responsibilities, and serves as a member of the Shanghai Architectural Society Academic Committee, an advisory architect for the Shanghai Qingpu District Land and Planning Bureau, a honorary associate professor at faculty of architecture of HKU Shanghai Study Centre, a guest professor at CAUP of Tongji University.
Mr Liu's notable research-based projects with public interest and forward thinking include Shanghai Contemporary Museum of Art (MoCA), Qingpu Environmental Monitoring Station and Riverfront Aite Park in Shanghai，Cidi Memo iTown in Beijing, Yunlu Resort and Yoga Pavilion with Pool in Guangxi, China Fortune Wisdom Mark Phase I&III, Tongji University Affiliated Experimental Primary School, Vanke Experimental Kindergarten, Minsheng Wharf Riverfront Open Space Renovation and Yangjing Harbor Huihong Bridge in Shanghai.