The Establishment of Modern Chinese Architecture with Professor Luo Deyin 罗德胤 [in Mandarin] (Event #11)
When did Chinese architecture move away from the traditional courtyard homes, overhanging eaves, and extravagant timberwork that had been prolific for centuries? Join us for a short lecture by Luo Deyin, Professor at Tsinghua University, to find out how modern Chinese architecture evolved and to meet the prominent architects behind it.
Deyin Luo is an associate professor at the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University and deputy director of the Expert Steering Committee of Traditional Villages of the Ministry of Housing and Construction. He has published many historical and architectural books, including Research and Exploration of Vernacular Settlements, Reading Chinese Villages, Xianxia Ancient Road, and Hani Terraced Settlements.
- Mei ZhangFounder and CEO of WildChina
Mei Zhang is the founder and CEO of WildChina. Under her leadership, WildChina flourished from a small Hutong operation into an award-winning business. Mei’s own expertise has led her to win a number of personal awards, including Travel and Leisure’s A-List of Top Travel Advisors, Condé Nast Traveler’s Top Travel Specialist, and Wendy Perrin’s #WOW List of Travel Experts. Mei is an Aspen Institute China Fellow and currently serves as a member of Harvard Business School’s Alumni Board.