Jan 19th 2015

PhD Program Hosted Chinese Delegation

In collaboration with the U.S. State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program, IIT’s PhD Program in Architecture hosted a delegation of nine Chinese architects and landscape architects. Michelangelo Sabatino, Professor and Director of PhD Program in Architecture and Professor Emeritus Kevin Harrington delivered brief lectures; Peng Du, CoA PhD candidate and CTBUH research assistant, presented his PhD research on sustainability implications in urban high-rise vs. suburban low-rise living. Following the lectures and discussion, the delegation was given a tour of IIT campus, including the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat HQ Office, S. R. Crown Hall and McCormick Tribune Campus Center.

List of participating Chinese architects and landscape architects:

Mr. Ting NG
Subdecanal, Pubang Landscape Architecture Co.,Ltd

Mr. Sixiang HUANG
Interior Designer, Director, Planning Department and Integrated Technology Department, Perceptron Design Co., Ltd

Ms. Shan LI
Architectural Manager, Poly Commercial Real Estate Investment & Management Co.,Ltd

Mr. Songmin LIU
Vice President, SPI Landscape Design

Ms. Yijie MO
Vice Chief Architect, Architectural Design and Research Branch, Guangdong Province, Shenzhen Branch

Mr. Peng QIN
Vice President, SPI Landscape Design

Mr. Jingfeng YE
Director, Dean, Pubang Landscape Architecture Co.,Ltd

Mr. Qunxiong ZHOU
General Manager, PIA Architecture Co., Ltd

Mr. Zhanyu ZOU
Group Vice President/ General Manager of G.Z Branch &S.H Branch, Capol International & Associates Group