Professor Yinsheng Tian

School of Architecture
South China University of Technology
Guangzhou 510640, P. R. China
E-mail: arystian@scut.edu.cn

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, P.R. China, 1997
  • M. Eng. in Arch, Zhengzhou University of Technology, Zhengzhou, P. R. China, 1989
  • B. Eng. in Arch, Zhengzhou University of Technology, Zhengzhou, P. R. China, 1986

Work Experience

2004, 3- Professor of Urban Planning, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

2005, 8-2006, 9 Research Fellow, Urban Morphology Research Group, University of Birmingham, UK

2000, 7-2004, 2 Associate Professor of Urban Planning, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

1998, 5-2000, 6 Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China

1992, 8-1998, 4 Lecturer in Urban Planning, Zhengzhou University of Technology, Zhengzhou, P. R. China

1989, 7-1992, 7 Research Assistant in Urban Planning, Zhengzhou University of Technology, Zhengzhou, P. R. China

2004- Member, Academic Committee on Traditional Chinese Cities of the Urban   Planning Society of China

2003- Deputy Director, Academic Committee on Urban History of the Chinese Society of Architectural Historians

Research interests

  • Chinese Urban History
  • Urban Morphology
  • Regional and Urban Planning 

Publications

Monograph

Architectural Design and Urban Space, Tianjin: Tianjin University Press, 2000(with Liu Shaojun)

A Study on the Urban Form of the Capital City of Song Dynasty, Beijing: SDX Joint Publishing Company

Selected Recent Papers

Urban Morphology and Conservation Planning, City Planning Review, 2010, (with Gu Kai and Tao Wei)

City: its influence on the culture development, City Planning Review, 2010

A Study on the zoning of ancient Chinese cities, Urban Planning Forum, 2007, (with Song Haiyu)

The Unity of Opposites in China’s Traditional Urban Structure, Urban Planning Forum, 2005

Construction of University Town and Urban Development –With the Planning of Zhengzhou Longzihu University Town as an Example, Planners, 2005 (with Song Haiyu)

Study on the Thought of Human Settlements in Traditional Chinese Cities, City Planning Review, 2002(with Wu Chen)

The Seeds of the New Urban Pattern of Dongjing--the Capital of the Song Dynasty, Urban Planning Forum, 2002

 Original Settlements and Early Cities in China—Structure, Urban Planning Forum, 2001

The Value of Courtyard in Traditional Chinese Dwelling Place, New Architecture, 2001(with Tao Wei)

Recent Research

2009,1~2011,12 Research on Urban Morphology and its Application in Urban Conservation Planning, funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China(¥350,000)

2004,1~2006,12  Study on the Thought of Human Settlements in Traditional Chinese Cities, funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China(¥200,000)

2009,1~2010,12 Urban Morphology and Urban Conservation Planning in South China, funded by the Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong (¥50,000)

2008,1~2010,12    Guangzhou: Urban Morphology and Urban history, funded by Guangdong Office of Education (¥100,000)