Beijing: An Integrity of Historic City & Modern Metropolis

Friday Feb. 24, 2017 , 12:45 to 2 p.m.
Jian Liu

Dr. Jian LIU 

Jian LIU received her Bachelor degree in Architecture and Master and Ph.D. degrees in Urban Planning and Design from Tsinghua University respectively in 1991, 1994 and 2003. She is Registered City Planner in China, Associate Professor of Urban Planning & Design at Tsinghua University School of Architecture, Managing Chief-Editor of China City Planning Review, and 2016 Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Graduate School of Design Harvard University. Her research focuses on urban and rural planning, urban regeneration, planning institution, and international comparison. She has published several books either independently or in collaboration with others, both at home and abroad, including her doctor thesis published in the title of Suburban Development Based On Regional Integration: Inspirations of Regional Practice of Paris to Beijing. Her papers are frequently seen in some top Chinese journals of urban planning, such as Urban Planning Review and Urban Planning International, as well as some English journals, such as disP The Planning Review and China City Planning Review. In addition to her academic duties at Tsinghua University, she is active in the national and international academic circles through a number of social affiliations, serving or having served as Vice President of Asian Planning School of Association and Vice President of the World Ekistics Society. She is on the editorial board of a number of academic journals, such as Urban Design and L'architettura delle città - The Journal of the Scientific Society Ludovico Quaroni and China City Planning Review (in English) and Urban Planning International.