Jianyi Zheng

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Research Associate

Contact details

+86 13959210020
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Jianyi Zheng is a member of the Urban Morphology Research Group. His academic research mainly focuses on the morphological evolution of Macao and South Fujian. In respect of design practice, he has a special interest on the architectural regionalism in South Fujian.


  • 2003-2006, Master of Engineering, School of Architecture, Huaqiao University. Major: Architecture history and theory
  • 1998-2003, Bachelor of Architecture, department of Architecture, Huaqiao University. Major: Architecture


Professional Experience

  • Postgraduate Supervisor for the Master of Architecture
    01/02/2015,School of Architecture, Huaqiao University
  • Lecturer of Architecture and Urban Planning
    12/2008, School of Architecture, Huaqiao University
  • Teaching Assistant of Architecture
    07/2006—12/2008, School of Architecture, Huaqiao University
  • Visiting Scholar
    09/2010—07/2011, State Key Laboratory of Subtropical Building Science, South China University of Technology
  • Professional Certificate
    2010, Class-1 Registered Architect of China
    2010, Registered Urban Planner of China
  • Host of Research Project
    01/2014—12/2016, Research on the morphology of modern Macao residential regions influenced by ethnics group of Fujian-Guangdong, funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC Project No.51308232)
    07/2014—06/2018, Research on the morphological renew and control of Macao old residential regions based on GIS typo-morphological analysis, funded by Promotion Program for Young and Middle-aged Teacher in Science and Technology Research of Huaqiao University (Project No. ZQN-PY213)
    09/2009—03/2013, Urban morphology and its evolution of Quanzhou, funded by Huaqiao University and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office Of the State Council
  • Design Experience
    2005, School of Arts Building of Huaqiao University
    2005, International Conference Hall of Huaqiao University
    2006, Main Gate of Huaqiao University
    2009, West Gate of Huaqiao University


  1. Zheng J, Fei Y, Liu Gong.(2015) ‘Node-axis Urban Renewal: St. Lazarus Parish Area, Macao’, Planners 05, 66-72.
  2. Zheng J, Yao M, etc.(2014) ‘5+1 Synergetic Renaissance Mode for old residential area in Southern Fujian Cities in terms of Social Reform’, Architectural Journal S1,12-17.
  3. Zheng J, Tian Y. (2014) ‘The morphological characteristics of ancient maritime commercial-city: a case study of Quanzhou’, Huazhong Architecture  03, 128-132.
  4. Fei Y, Zheng J, Wu S.(2014) ‘The Organic Suture: Macao’s Urban Revitalization Design’ [M], Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press.
  5. Zheng J, Liu Gong.(2013) ‘Boundary Evolution and Construction Characteristics of Quanzhou City-Wall in History’, Journal of Huaqiao University (Natural Science) 02, 205-209.
  6. Zheng J, Tian Y. (2012) ‘Study on Market-Street Space of Quanzhou Zicheng’s South-street’, Journal of Henan University (Natural Science) 06, 777-781.