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Landscape Architecture at Tsinghua University

Landscape Architecture at Tsinghua University

60 Years of Excellence

By (author) Zheng Xiaodi
By (author) Rui Yang


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  • A glimpse into the upcoming years for Chinese architecture
  • Contains analysis of topics that will shape the future of China's cities, such as environmental sustainability
  • Fully illustrated, with both colour and black and white photography
Full Description

The book is a thorough reflection on the accomplishments achieved since the establishment of the Department of Architecture at Tsinghua University. It provides valuable insights into China’s hottest topics for future developments – namely, urbanisation and the environment. With its international starting point and objective assessments of local practices, 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 this institution’s program, which hopes to inspire young architects and encourage their contributions to China’s future.

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. Before returning to China in 2008, she worked with Laurie Olin and SWA Group in the United States, participating in award-winning projects. Her research focuses on brownfields regeneration and sustainable landscape.
ORO Editions
9th Aug 2019
World excluding USA, Canada, Australasia & Asia (except Japan; China non-exclusive)
254 mm x 186 mm
320 Pages
200 color, 315 b&w
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