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KONGJIAN YU

Kongjian Yu, Doctor of Design, Harvard GSD
Professor and Dean, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Peking University
Visiting Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
President and Principal Designer, Turenscape
E-mail:kjyu@urban.pku.edu.cn
Tel: +86-10-62745788/62977779
Fax: +86-10-62745656/62977779
Add: Room401, Innovation Center, Peking University Science Park, 127-1 Zhongguancun North Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100080, China

Brief bio of Kongjian YU

Kongjian Yu received his Doctor of Design Degree at The Harvard Graduate School of Design in 1995. He joined the SWA Group from 1995 till 1997 in its Laguna office at California. He has been a professor architecture and landscape architecture at Peking University since 1997, and the founder and dean of the Graduate School of Landscape Architecture at Peking University. He is also the founding dean of the newly established College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Peking University. He is the founder and president of Turenscape, which is an internationally awarded firm with about 600 professionals and is one of the first and largest private architecture and landscape architecture practices in China. Dr. Yu is visiting professor of landscape architecture and urban planning and design, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and serving as Master Jury for the Aga Kahn Architecture Award.

Dr. Yu has been practicing in the fields of architecture, landscape and urban planning and design. He has won numerous international awards in the past years for his ecologically and culturally sensitive projects, including 8 ASLA Awards including the 2010 award of excellence and other seven honor awards (The American Society of Landscape Architects) , 2009 ULI Global Award for Excellence, World's Best Landscape Award of the World Architecture Festival (2009), Twice Ar Emerging Architectural Award Commended and Highly Commended (Architectural Review), 4 Excellence on the Waterfront Awards, twice World's Best Landscape Award on the International Architecture Festival and many international competition prizes. Dr. Yu is the winner of the National Gold Medal of Fine Arts (2004, China). In 2004, Dr. Yu was awarded the Oversea Chinese Pioneer Achievement Medal by the Chinese central government for his overall contribution to the nation. Dr. Yu is the 4-time keynote speaker for the 40th and 43rd , 46th and the up-coming 48th IFLA World Congress, and the 2006, and 2008 ASLA annual conference. He serves as consulting expert for Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the People's Republic of China, Ministry of Land and Resources of the People's Republic of China, and The City of Beijing, Suzhou., etc.

Dr. Yu publishes widely, including more than 250 papers and 17 books. His current book is: The Art of Survival--Recovering Landscape Architecture (The Image Publishing), The Beautiful Big Feet (Harvard Design Magazine, 2009), The Big Foot Revolution (Ecological Urbanism, 2010), The Good Earth Recovered (2010). He is the chief editor of LA China. His major research interests include: the theory and method of landscape and ecological urbanism, the cultural heritage.

Selected Honors and Awards

Dr. Yu’s projects received 8 ASLA Design and Planning Awards in the past years (The American Society of Landscape Architects), 5 Human Habitat Awards (The Ministry of Construction, China), 2 World's Best Landscape Awards (World Architecture Festival Awards), 3 Excellence on the Waterfront Awards (The Waterfront Center, US), the World Architecture Award (2008), ULI Global Award for Excellence (2009), 2 Commended for the Emerging Architectural Awards (the Architectural Review, U.K, 2004,2007), and the National Gold Medal of Fine Arts (China, 2004), plus numerous international design competition prizes, and national level general achievement honors.

2012 ASLA Honors Outstanding Members with Fellowship
2012 ASLA Design Award of Excellence , Professional Awards, The Qunli Stormwater Park
2012 China City Of the Year Annual Forum Redesign Thinker Awards
2011 World's Best Landscape Award, World Architecture Festival Awards,The Sanlihe Greenway.
2011 American Architecture Award, Shanghai Houtan Park
2010 World’s Best Landscape of the year, World Architecture Festival Awards, Architecture Review.
2010 ASLA Award of Excellence, General Design,The Houtan Park of 2010 Shanghai Expo .
2010 ASLA Honor Award, General Design,Qinhunagdao Beach Restoration.
2010 ASLA Honor Award, General Design,Tianjin Qiaoyuan Park.
2010 Excellence on the Waterfront Award,The Red Ribbon, Tanghe River Park.
2009 World´s Best Landscape Award of the World Architecture Festival Awards 2009
2009 ULI Global Award for Excellence, The Zhongshan Shipyard Park, The Urban Land Institute.
2009 ULI Asian Pacific Award for Excellence, The Zhongshan Shipyard Park, The Urban Land Institute.
2009 Excellence on the Waterfront Award, The A Regenerative Surgery:The Beach Restoration of Qinhuangdao City, The Waterfront
          Center, Washington D.C., USA
2009 The National Habitat Award, Qiaoyuan Park, Tianjin, The Housing and Urban and Rural Construction Ministry, China.
2008 The International Architectural Award, The Red Ribbon, The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The
          European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies
2008 Excellence on the Waterfront Top Honor Award, The Red Ribbon–Tanghe River Park. The Waterfront Center, Washington
          D.C., USA
2008 Highly Commended, The Red Ribbon, Tanghe River Park. the Inaugural World Architecture Festival, Barcelona, Spain. The
          Architecture Review.
2007 Ar Emerging Architectural Award, Commended. The Shenyang Architectural School Campus. The Architectural Review, UK
2007 Excellence on the Waterfront Top Honor Award. The Floating Gardens:Yongning River Park. The Waterfront Center,
          Washington D.C., USA
2007 ASLA Design Honor Award, The Red Ribbon–Tanghe River Park. The American Society of Landscape Architects, USA
2007 First place, International Design Competition for the 2010 Shanghai Expo Landscape, Shanghai, China
2007 Honorary Professor, Chang An University, China.
2006 ASLA Honor Award, The Floating Gardens:Yongning River Park. The American Society of Landscape Architects, USA.
2005 ASLA Honor Award, Design, The Shenyang Architectural School Campus, The American Society of Landscape Architects, USA
2005 ASLA Honor Award, Analysis and Planning, Urban Development Pattern of Taizhou Based On Ecological Infrastructure, The
          American Society of Landscape Architects.
2005 National Human Habitat Award, The Yongning River Park, the Chinese Ministry of Construction, China.
2005 Overseas Chinese Achievement Award, The Municipal Government of Beijing, China.
2004 Overseas Chinese Professional Excellence Top Award, Overseas Chinese Committee, The Chinese Central Government
2004 The National Gold Medal of Fine Arts, The Cultural Ministry of Chinese Government, China.
2004 Ar+d Emerging Architecture Award, Commended, Fish Mouth Inspired Landscaping, The Architectural Review, UK.
2003 Oversea Chinese Pioneer Achievement Medal, The Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology, China.
2003 First place, International Design Competition for the 2008 Olympic Forest Park, Beijing,
2002 ASLA Design Honor Award, The Zhongshan Shipyard Park. The American Society of Landscape Architects, USA.
2002 Merit Award, International Design Competition for the 2008 Olympic Green, Beijing.
2002 First place, The China Town Park Section Urban Design Competition, Big Dig Project, Boston, USA. With CRJA at Boston,
          USA.
2001 The first place, International Design Competition for Zhongguancun Fengtai Science Park, Beijing China.
2001 National Human Habitat Award, The Changdu Pedestrian Street Project, Tibet, The Ministry of Construction, China.
2000 The fist prize, International Competition for Zhongguancun Life Science Park, Beijing China.
2000 The first prize, International Design Competition for Zhongguancun Software Park , Beijing China.
1995 U.S Young Scholarship Award in Geographic Information and Spatial Analysis, National Center for Geographic Information
          and Analysis, USA
1994 Penny White Landscape Architecture Project Award (Research Fund), Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, USA.
1993 International Sustainable Communities Design Award, Student Project Energy and Resource Efficiency. International Union of
          Architects and American Institute of Architects, USA.
1992 Mao Yishen Youth Science and Technology Award, Beijing Science and Technology Association, China
1991 National Outstanding Graduate of 1980s, National Education Committee and Ministry of Publicity, State Council, China.
1991 National Outstanding Young University Teacher Award, Fok Ying Dong Education Foundation, Hong Kong, China.

Education and Professional Membership, Registration

DrDes (Doctor of Design), Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, June. 1995, Dissertation:Security patterns and surface model in landscape planning. Dissertation chair:Carl Steinitz, and with Richard Forman and Steven Ervin as members.
MLA (Master in Landscape Architecture), Landscape Architecture Department, Beijing Forestry University. 1987,
Thesis:The Quantitative Models for Landscape Assessment BLA (Bachelor of Agronomy in Landscape Architecture), Landscape Architecture Department, Beijing Forestry University. 1984
Member, American Society of Landscape Architects, since 1999.
Member, International Society for Landscape Ecology, Since 1995.
Member, Urban Land Institute, USA., since 2005
Member, Chinese Association of Landscape Architecture, since 1988
Member, The Chinese Society of Ecology, since 1997
Member, Beijing Association of Landscape Architecture, since 1988,
Member, The Beijing Association of Urban Planning, since 2000,
Registered Urban Planner, Chinese Society of Urban Planners, P.R. China, since 2000

Academic Appointments and Administrative Duties

2003–Dean and Professor of Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture, The graduate School of Landscape Architecture,
          Peking University.
1997–2003 Professor Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture, Department of Urban and Environmental Sciences.
          Director, Center for Landscape Architecture and Planning, Peking University.
          Deputy Director, Center for Urban Planning and Design, Peking University.
1995 Research Associate in GIS, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University.
1994 GIS Specialist (Technical support in GIS application) Computer Resources, Harvard Graduate School of Design.
1993–1994 Teaching Fellow, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
1994 Researcher, the Advanced Use of GIS, ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute). Redlands, California, USA.
1991–92 Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Systems Ecology, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing

Research Interests

Dr. Yu´s research interests include the theory and method of urban and landscape planning, the cultural aspect of the landscape, and ecological infrastructure across scales, from the national scale, to regional and local scale. Strongly inspired by Ian McHarg´s thinking of ecological planning, Yu defines landscape architecture and urban design as the art of survival. Yu´s work proposes that the profession must bring value back to the vernacular of the land and the people, and lead the way in urban development by planning and designing an infrastructure of landscape and ecology. In this way, we create links between the land, people and our spirits. Yu has built a research team of more than 30 people to do research on multi–scale ecological infrastructure across China.
The guiding principle is to establish landscape ecological security patterns, which are integrated into the ecological infrastructure to safeguard the ecological processes and cultural heritage, and to guide urban development plan. Other international cooperation programs such as the Sino–German sustainable planning program have also been established that focus on sustainable land use planning.

Teaching

In addition to Yu´s lecture courses and studios at Peking University each year, he was prime instructor or co–instructor of numerous international studios and workshops.

1997–2009, Under graduate core course, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design lecture + studio, 4th year under graduate
          students, 30–40 students each year, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Urban and Environment
          Sciences, Peking University, 3 credits.
1998–2009, Graduate core course, Ecological Planning, lecture, 20–40 graduate students from Graduate School of Landscape
          Architecture, Department of Ecology, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, and Department of Geography at Peking
          University, 3 credits.
1998–2009, Annual Landscape Planning and Design Studio, 20–30 Graduate Students, Graduate School of Landscape
          Architecture, Peking University, 2 credits.
2007 University of Hanover Germany, Faculty of Architecture and Landscape, Summer studio, city edge development, 9 Students,
          Co–instructors:Professor Antje Stokman, and Dihua Li
2005 University of Hanover, Germany, Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Summer, Studio, Sustainable Use of Urban Water, 12
          German Students, Co–instructor:Professor Antje Stokman
2005 University of New South Wales, Australia. Fall studio, Urban Design Studio on Urbanization of Villages at the City Edge , 13
          Students, Co–instructors:Professor James Weirick, and Dihua Li
2004 Architectural Association School of Architecture, U.K., summer studio, New Urban Village in Guangdong, China, Co–
          instructors:professor Eva Castro from plasma studio, and Dihua Li.
2003 Technical College (Fachhochschule) Berlin, Germany, summer studio, 11 Students, Co–instructors:Professor Rainer
          Schimit and Antje Stokman.
2002 University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Biotechnical Faculty, Ljubljana. Summer studio, The Urban Development at The edge, 12
          Students, Department of Landscape Architecture, Co–instructors, Professor Davorin Gazvoda and Dihua Li.

Professional Experience

1997–now Founder, President and design Principal, Turenscape, An internationally awarded firm with 300 professionals in
          architecture, landscape architecture and urban planning. Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
1995–1997 Landscape Architect, The SWA Group (Sasaki and Walk Associates), Laguna Beach, CA.
1994–1995 Consultant, CRJA (Carol R. Johnson & Associates). Landscape Architects and Site Planners. Cambridge,
          Massachusetts, USA.
With a multidisciplinary team made up of 500 professionals, one of the largest landscape and urban design firms in the world, Turenscape operates like a school of design, linking theory with practice. It also acts as a powerful financial engine for the research and education at The Peking University Graduate School of Landscape Architecture. It also functions as a base for international workshop and studios. It is home for about 30 international interns who visit each year from around the world.
Turenscape´s driving planning and design philosophy is based on sustainability. I have been fortunate that five of these projects that cover a wide range in scales have received awards from the ASLA (The American Society of Landscape Architects).
1) The Red Ribbon–Minimum Intervention To Urban Greenway (2007 ASLA Design Honor Award) demonstrated to create a sustainable and enjoyable urban space with minimum impact on the natural processes. It was considered as "a celebration integrating artistic elements into a natural landscape in an ingenious way. Very dramatic, yet highly functional. It´s transformative and curative."(Jury Comments).
2) The Floating Gardens–Yongning River Park (2006 ASLA Design Honor Award) demonstrated the alternative ecological approach to flood control, and to make friends with floods in steady of making enemy with the natural forces, "arresting architectural forms playing off natural vegetation create a sensory experience. Nice work!" (Jury comments);
3) The project "Urban Development Pattern of Taizhou Based On Ecological Infrastructure" (2005 ASLA Honor Award, Analysis and Planning) formulates an urban development planning strategy that is based on landscape ecological security patterns. "Analysis is very comprehensive. . . creates framework from which various architectural and landscape architecture forms can emerge. . . starts with ecological and environmental issues (Jury Comments).;
4) The Shenyang Architectural School Campus (2005 ASLA Design Honor Award) utilizes rice paddies to define the structure for the landscape design, as well as introducing a productive landscape in the urban environment. It is a demonstration of a method to deal with the tension between urban development and food production in today´s developing world. It is a "productive landscape and a beautiful landscape . . . this will put the students directly in touch with agriculture . . .biggest stroke is to put test plots in the middle of campus."(Jury comments);
5) The Zhongshan Shipyard Park (2002, ASLA Design Honor Award) is about re–using and recycling a brown field industrial site, a shipyard built during socialist China. "It reflects the remarkable 50–year history of socialist China, including the Cultural Revolution. The challenging setting included fluctuating water levels, remnant rust docks and machinery, and tree preservation, and concerns of flood control versus old trees protection."(Jury Comments);
Though primarily in China, Yu´s practice is also international. He is one of the key designers of the newly built project, China Park in Boston (in cooperation with CRJA), which is one of the three parks above the Big Dig Project. Yu´s practice in China covers the whole nation. This includes large scale new urban development projects in Beijing, projects for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Shanghai 2010 Expo.

Invited Keynote Speeches, Lectures and Exhibitions (International, Since 2002)

Invited Keynote Speeches and speak on International Conference
Dr. Yu was invited as keynote speaker on the 40th, 43rd and 46th IFLA (International Federation of Landscape Architects) world congress, the 2006 and 2008 ASLA (The American Society of Landscape Architects) annual conferences, and numerous national and international conferences.
2012, November 29, Sustaining Identity III. Sustaining Identity Symposium, The Victoria and Albert Museum,
          London, Architectural Design and Victoria and Albert Museum.
2012, October 2, Beautiful Big Feet :Toward a New Landscape Aesthetic. Beautiful Big Feet :
          Toward a New Landscape Aesthetic, Manhattan, Asia Society.
2012, September 29, Symposium of Kongjian YU, and His New Book "Designed Ecologies: The Landscape Architecture",
          Phoenix, ASLA.
2012, August 29-30, Heritage Conservation and Urban Sustainability. The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Mayors'
          Forum for World Heritage Cities, Gyeongju, UNESCO Bangkok, the Korean National Commission for UNESCO.
2012, March 31, Designed Ecologies:The Construction Way to Solve Urban Environmental Problems.
          Forum on Future of Asian Cities, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle Asian Art Museum and University of Washington.
2011, September 30, Garden of Dreams. Norwegian Association of Landscape Architects Autumn Conference,
          Vulcan in Oslo, Norwegian Association of Landscape Architects.
2011, September 21, Built Solutions to Urban Water Issues, China. The 5th Annual SUDes Conference:
          Urban Water: Urban Form, Lund University,Sweden, Sustainable Urban Design Program.
2011, June 28, Peri-urban Areas. The 48th IFLA World Congress, Kongresshaus Zürich - Zürich, Switzerland, IFLA.
2010, September 27, The Challenges of Sustainable City Developing in China. Swedish Association of Architects Forum,
          Swedish Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo, Shanghai, Consulate General of Sweden in Shanghai.
2010, September 26, The international Master Program Sustainable Urban Design. China-Sweden Exchange Forum,
          The Hall of UN Pavilion at Shanghai World Expo, Shanghai, UN-HABITAT.
2010, September 12, Cultural Piracy. 2010 ASLA Annual Meeting & Expo, Room 143BC at Grand Hyatt, Washington, ASLA.
2010, August 10, The big foot revolution: toward a new landscape aesthetic. The 18th International Congress of Aesthetics,
          Peking University, China, in conjunction with International Association for Aesthetics, Peking University
          and Beijing Municipal Commission of Education.
2010, May 28-29, The Good Earth Go Productive and Define the New Aesthetics. The Closing Ceremony of "RETURN OF
           LANDSCAPE" , Berlin, Akademie Der Kunste, The German Federal Ministry Of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs.
2010, May 14-15, Integration across Scales: Landscape as Infrastructure for the Protection of Biodiversity.
          Lecture at Dumbarton Oaks, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, in conjunction with the Dumbarton Oaks Landscape Association
           and Forestry and Environment School at Yale University.
2009, October 22, Beautiful Big Feet:High Performance Landscapes and The New Aesthetics. "Green infrastructure:High–
          performance Landscapes", Rio de Janeiro Braizile, October 21–23, 2009, in conjunction with the 2nd ABAP International
          Congress.
2009, October 9, Water Adaptive Landscape Across Scales, Woltz Symposium 2009, University of Virginia:Adaptation:Urban
          Infrastructure and Climate Change"
2009, April 23, The Big Foot Revolution:Toward the New Aesthetics. International Symposium, Akademie der KÚnste, Berlin,
          Germany, The German Federal Ministry Of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs.
2009, April 22, The Good Earth Go Productive and Define the New Aesthetics. 7 Positions of landscape architects, International
          Symposium, 21 April–23 April 2009, The comeback of landscape , Akademie der KÚnste, Berlin, Germany,
          The German Federal Ministry Of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs.
2009, April 5, Ecological Urbanism:Alternative and Sustainable Cities of the Future, April 3 to 5, The Graduate School of Design,
          Harvard University.
2009, Feb. 7, Looking for a Smarter Solution:The Negative Approach to Urban Growth Planning. International Symposium, "Opening
          the Gates":A Critical Appraisal of China´s Urban Development Practices:Feb. 06–7, Wurster Hall, University of California
          Berkeley
2008, Nov.8, Urban Design as an Art of Survival:Redefinition of Urbanity in Contemporary China. International Symposium Re–
          imaging Cities:Urban Design After the Age of Oil,. 2008, Nov.6–8, University of Pennsylvania.
2008 Green Infrastructure:Lessons from Abroad, ASLA Annual The Ecological Infrastructure:Linking Communities. Philadelphia,
          USA, October 5. The Five Keynote Panelists including: Susan Szenasy, Editor in Chief, Metropolis–Moderator;James Corner,
          ASLA–University of Pennsylvania;Kathryn Gustafson, ASLA–Gustafson Guthrie Nichol;Adriaan Gueze, West 8, The
          Netherlands;Mario Schjetnan, Grupo de Diseno Urbano, Mexico;Kongjian Yu, Turenscape, China.
2008 Public Space as Ecological Infrastructure. International Conference Public space–planning and design. The Slovenian
          Association of Landscape Architects and the Department of Landscape Architecture, Biotechnical Faculty, University of
          Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, April 10–12.
2007 Sustainable Planning and Design, Urban Waterfronts 25, The Waterfront Center, Boston, USA,. November 1–3.
2007 Solution to Climate change:The Water Adaptive Landscape. Australia Institute of Landscape Architecture Annual Conference,
          The Climate of Design, Design Solutions for landscapes challenged by Climate and Water, Adelaide, Australia.
          September 14 – 15.
2007 Redefinition of Urbanity:Reclaiming Urban Design as An Art of Survival, International Urban Design Conference, Waves of
          Change–Cities at Crossroads, Gold Coast, Australia. September 6–8:
2007 The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture. International Federation Of Landscape Architects Americans Regional
          Conference, Mexican society of Landscape Architects. Mexico City, Mexico. May 24–27..
2006 The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture. ASLA Annual Meeting and 43rd IFLA World Congress, Blue Planet and
          Green earth. Minneapolis, USA, October 6–10.
2006 The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture. International Federation Of Landscape Architects Eastern Region
          Conference , Darling, Harbour, Sydney Australia. May 25–27,
2006 Design Ahead of TIME:Urban Growth based on Green Infrastructure. Cities in a World of Migration:India and China in Global
          Perspective, The New School University, USA. April 28–29.
2005 The Mission of landscape architecture in China, The Development and Innovation of Landscape Studies Education, The 1st
          International Landscape Studies Education Symposium China 2005. Shanghai, P.R.C., October 28–29.
2005 Make friends with flood, the 1st International Symposium on Development of Urban Waterscapes and Water Management.
          Yangzhou China, May 30–31.
2003 China On the Edge of Urbanization and Globalization. The 40th IFLA World Congress 2003, Calgary , Landscapes On The
          Edge, Alberta , Canada. May 25–29
2002 Globalscape and Making Landscape Defensible:The Approach of Security Patterns and Two applications. International
          Conference on Landscape Planning:Landscape Planning in the Era of Globalization, Portorose, Slovenia, November, 8–10.
2002 The Regenerative Design:The Case of Zhongshan Shipyard Park. Fifth International Eco–city Conference, August
          19–23, 2002, Shenzhen.

Invited Lectures (selected, Since 2002)
In addition to numerous invited lectures in universities in mainland China, Dr. Yu was invited to lecture in universities worldwide:
2012, November 30, Speech at Department of Landscape Architecture, Sheffield University.
           Lecture topic: Beautiful Big Feet :Toward a New Landscape Aesthetic.
           Sponsored by: Sheffield University
2012, October 25, Frontiers in Urban Ecological Research and Planning:Linking Ideas from the East and the West.
           Lecture topic: Landscape as Infrastructure: Designed Ecologies Across Scales.
           Sponsored by: East China Normal University
2012, October 4, Speech at College of Environment+Design, Georgia University.
           Lecture topic: Beautiful Big Feet :Toward a New Landscape Aesthetic.
           Sponsored by: College of Environment+Design, Georgia University
2012, June 15, Seminar on Sustainable Development 20th Anniversaries and Complex Ecological System Research 30th
          Anniversaries.
           Lecture topic: Designed Ecologies: "Negative planning" and "Big-Foot aesthetic".
           Sponsored by: Reseach Center for Eco-Environmental Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, The First Institute of
          Oceanography, SOA, State Key Lab of Urban and Regional Ecology
2012, March 30, Speech at College of Architecture, University of Washington at Seattle.
           Lecture topic: Trend, Adaptation and Identification.
           Sponsored by: College of Architecture, University of Washington at Seattle
2011, December 12, "Ecological City" Cultural Salon
           Lecture topic: Ecological City.
           Sponsored by: Hong Kong university Knowledge Exchange and College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture of Peking
          University
2011, November 24, Caizhai Lecture No.29
           Lecture topic: Return to TAOYUAN--Theory and Practice on Land and Urban Design.
           Sponsored by: Graduate School of Peking University
2011, September 29, ILP Seminar on Contemporary Chinese Landscape
           Lecture topic: Chinese contemporary landscape architecture.
           Sponsored by: Department of Landscape Planning, Norwegian University of Life Science
2011, September 22, Grand Opening of New school of Architecture
           Lecture topic: Big Foot Revolution.
           Sponsored by: School of Architecture, Lund University
2011, April 8, New Urbanism Forum of University of Washington
           Lecture topic: Re-inventing the Good Earth.
           Sponsored by: Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Washington
2011, April 1, Annual Ian L. McHarg lecture
           Lecture topic: Structure/Infrastructure in the Terrain of Water.
           Sponsored by: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
2011, March 9, Harvard China Fund Public Seminar Series
           Lecture topic: Alternative Futures for Beijing's Periphery: Landscape and Urban Planning Studios at the GSD.
           Sponsored by: Harvard China Fund
2010, September 29, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
           Lecture topic: Water adaptive landscape across scales.
           Sponsored by: Department of Architecture, Urban Design and Regional Planning, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
2010, September 12, University of Maryland
           Lecture topic: Beautiful Big Feet :Toward a New Landscape Aesthetic.
           Sponsored by: University of Maryland
2010, September 9, Louisiana State University
           Lecture topic: Beautiful Big Feet :Toward a New Landscape Aesthetic.
           Sponsored by: Louisiana State University
2010, September 8, University of Texas at Austin
           Lecture topic: Beautiful Big Feet :Toward a New Landscape Aesthetic.
           Sponsored by: University of Texas at Austin
2010, September 6, Texas A&M University
           Lecture topic: Beautiful Big Feet :Toward a New Landscape Aesthetic.
           Sponsored by: Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A&M University
2010, May 12, New York University
           Lecture topic: LITTLE FEET, BIG FEET: China's Urbanization and Aesthetic Revolution.
           Sponsored by: School of Law, New York University
2009, December 2, Soul National University, South Korea
           Lecture topic:The Beautiful Big Feet.
           Sponsored by:Soul National University, South Korea
2008 October 10, Cornelia Oberlander Lecture, Vancouver, Canada
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by:Vancouver League for Studies In Architecture, The University of British Columbia
2009, October 13, JJR/Deb Mitchell Lecture, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign,
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:From the Art of Survival to the Art Beyond Survival
           Sponsored by:School of Architecture, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaigne
2009, April 24, Toward New Aesthetics:Recovering Landscape Architecture As An Art of Survival. Visions of Landscape Royal
          Swedish Academy of Arts, The Swedish Association of Architects, Stockholm, Sweden.
2009, April 1, BULTHAUP SPRING 2009 LECTURE SERIES, University of Toronto
           Lecture topic:Toward the New Aesthetics:Recovering The Art of Survival
           Sponsored by:John Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Design, 2008 University of Toronto
          University, Cornelia Oberlander Lecture, Vancouver, Canada
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by:Vancouver League for Studies In Architecture, The University of British Columbia
2008, October 1, Bumbarton Oak, Washitong D.C.
           Lecture topic:The New Vernacular:The Redefinition of Urbanity in Cotemporary China
           Sponsored by:Bumbarton Oak, Washitong D.C.
2008 September 30, Harvard Graduate School of Design
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by:The Department of Landscape Architecture
2008 March 18, University of Florida
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by:College of Design, Construction & Planning, Department of Landscape Architecture
2008 March 17, University of South Florida
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by:School of Architecture and Community Design
2008 March 12, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by:Department of Landscape Architectrure
2008 March 10, Washington–Alexandria Architecture Center of Virginia Tech
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by:Landscape Architecture Program in Alexandria (WAAC)
2007,November 28, Versailles national school of landscape architecture, France
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival–Positioning Contemporary Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by:Versailles National School of Landscape Architecture
2007, November 26, Ecole National Superieure d´Architecture et de Paysage de Lille, France
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival–Contemporary Landscape Architecture in China
           Sponsored by:Ecole National Superieure d´Architecture et de Paysage de Lille
2007, November 22, Ecole Nationale Superieure d´Architecture de Paris La–Villette, France
           Lecture topic:Between Landscape and Architecture
           Sponsored by:Asia Link Project and Department of an international curriculum of landscape knowledge in architecture and
          urban planning education, Ecole Nationale Superieure d´Architecture de Paris La–Villette
2007, October 9, University of California at Berkeley, USA
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by U.C. Berkeley Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning
2007, August 7, India–China Cultural Dialogue–A Symposium, University of Madras, India
           Lecture topic:Cultural Identity and Internationality in China.
           Sponsored by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia, University of Madras, India, and the Fudan University
          of Shanghai
2007, May 24, Iberoamerican University, Mexico
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Mexican society of Landscape Architects and Iberoamerican University, Mexico
2007, April 30, University of Idaho, USA
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Idaho
2007, April 23, Harvard University, USA
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Department of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
2007, April 26, Purdue University, USA
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, Purdue University
2007, April 19, University of Pennsylvanian, USA
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania School of Design
2007, April 18, Delaware Valley College, USA
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Department of Ornamental Horticulture & Environmental Design, Delaware Valley College
2007, March 6, Chinese Culture University in Taiwan
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Department of Landscape Architecture, Chinese Culture University in Taiwan
2007, March 7, Taipei University, China
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Urban Planning Institution of Taibei University
2007, March 6,Taiwan Culture University, China
           Lecture topic:The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by Chinese Institute of Landscape Architects in Taiwan
2006, October 13, Myles H. Thaler Lecture, University of Virginian, USA
           Lecture topic:the Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture
           Sponsored by School of Architecture University of Virginia
2005, October 30, The Dean´s Lecture, Melbourne University, Australia
           Lecture topic:he Art of Survival:internationality and identity
           Sponsored by: The Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning, Melbourne University
2003, October 17, Harvard University, USA
           Lecture topic:China On the Edge of City Beautiful
           Sponsored by: GSD China, and Department of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
2004, Lecture to Ministers Forum, with about 50 ministers and high rank officials in China
           Lecture topic:Road to sustainable city.
           Sponsored by:The National Library.
1997–2007, Lectures to the Mayors Forum, Ministry of Construction, China, 2–3 lectures each year, with about 50 mayors in the
          audience each time.
           Lecture topic:Various subjects including urbanization, eco–city, green urbanism, landscape planning and urban design
           Sponsored by:Ministry of Construction, P.R. China; Ministry of Central Communist Party Organization.

International Exhibitions, by invitation
2008, China Design Now, Victoria and Albert Museum, 16 October – ,2008,Cincinnati Art Museum, USA, Organized by V&A
2008, China Design Now, Victoria and Albert Museum, 15 March – 13 July 2008,London, UK, Organized by V&A
2007, Five Projects by Kongjian Yu/ Turenscape, University of California at Berkeley, October 2007.
2006, Negative Planning (Taizhou). In:Detours:tactical approaches to the challenges of urbanization in China. Eric Arthur Gallery ,
          Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design, University of Toronto, in collaboration with The Power Plant–October 2006 –
          January 2007. Curated by Adrian Blackwell and Pei Zhao.
2005, Negative Planning, the Taizhou Case. 1st Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism\ Architecture, Sponsored by:Shenzhen City
          Government; Organized by:Shenzhen Planning Bureau, Shenzhen Cultural Affairs Bureau, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen
          Press Group and Shenzhen Media Group. Independent Curator:Yung Ho Chang. December 10th 2005–March 10th 2006.
           OCT Contemporary ArtTerminal, City of Shenzhen.
2004, The Tenth National Fine Art Exhibition, The Cultural Ministry of Chinese Government At this exhibition held
          every five years, Dr. Yu was awarded the Gold Medal of Fine Arts for his project the Shipyard Park.

Publications and Conference Papers

Journal and conference papers – peer reviewed ( in English)
2008, Kongjian Yu, Zhang Lei and Dihua Li, Live With Water:Flood Adaptive Landscapes in the Yellow River Basin of
           China, Journal of Landscape Architecture, 2008:2:6–17
2008, Yu Kong–jian,Li Hai–long Li Dihua, The Negative Approach and Ecological Infrastructure:The
          Smart Preservation of Natural Systems in The Process of Urbanization. Journal of Natural Resources. Vol.23 (6):937–958.
2008, Kongjian Yu, Hailong Li, Dihua Li, Ecological Infrastructure as a Tool for Smart Preservation and Smart
          Growth:The Negative Approach, proceedings, the 44th ISOCARP Congress 2008, Dalian.
2008, Kongjian Yu, Hailong Li, Dihua Li, Ecological Infrastructure as a Tool for Smart Preservation and Smart
          Growth:The Negative Approach, proceedings, the 44th ISOCARP Congress 2008, Dalian.
2007,Kongjian Yu and Mary G. Padua, China´s cosmetic cities:Urban fever and superficiality, Landscape
          Research, Volume 32, Issue 2:255 – 272
2006, Kongjian Yu, Dihua Li and Nuyu Li, The evolution of Greenways in China, Landscape and Urban Planning,
          76:223–239
2006, Kongjian Yu, The Art of Survival:Position Landscape Architecture, The Keynote Speech at the 2006 ASLA Annual
          Meeting and 43rd IFLA World Congress. Minneapolis, USA.
1999, Kongjian Yu, Security Pattern:An Application Model of Landscape Ecology in Landscape Planning. In:Landscape
          ecology –the science and the action, 5th World Congress of International association for landscape ecology, July 29 –
          August 3, Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA
1996, Kongjian Yu, Security patterns and surface model and in landscape planning. Landscape and Urban Planning. 36(5)1~17.
1996, Kongjian Yu, Ecological security patterns in landscape and GIS application. Geographic Information Sciences. 1(2):88–102.
1995, Kongjian Yu, Cultural variations in landscape preference:comparisons among Chinese sub–groups and Western design
          experts, landscape and Urban Planning, (32)107–126.
1994, Kongjian Yu, Landscape into places:Feng–shui model of place making and some cross–cultural comparison.
          In, Clark, J. D. (Ed.) History and Culture. Mississippi State University, USA. pp320–340.
1993, Kongjian Yu, Infinity in bottle ground:understanding the Chinese garden. Arnoldia 53(1):2–7.
1992, Kongjian Yu, Experience of basin landscapes in Chinese agriculture has led to ecologically prudent engineering. In L. O.
          Hansson and B. Jungen (eds.) Human Responsibility and Global Change. University of Goteborg, Sweden. pp289–299.

Articles non–peer reviewed in English and Spanish
2008, Landscape Architecture as an Art of survival, Teaching Landscape with Architecture, 196–199
2007, Kongjian Yu, Paisajista y Arquitecto, Estudiar Entre Cultivos De Arrroz, Paisajismo:revistaTecnica Para El Professional Del
          Paisajismo, N°15,2007,pp.8–15.
2007, Kongjian Yu, Yongning River Park, C3, Soul, Korea, 0704(272):62–77.
2007, Kongjian Yu, The Red Ribbon, Landscape World, Soul, Korea, Vol.05:58–65.
2007 Kongjian Yu/Turenscape, Water Culture Square, Landscape Design:Urban Furniture, Page One, LOFT Publications,
          pp.86–91.
2006, Kongjian Yu and Mary Padua, The Art of Survival, The Images Publishing Group, Victoria, Australia
2006, Kongjian Yu, Seeking The Deity Of The Land Chien Kun Magazine Vol.7,2006–
2006, Kongjian Yu, Address Contemporary Landscape Architecture, Landscape Australia Feb. No. 109. 46–48
2006 Kongjian Yu/Turenscape, Water Culture Square, Urban Landscape Architecture, Page One, LOFT Publications,
          pp.87–95
2006, Kongjian Yu/Turenscape,, Paco Asensio, (ed.), Zhongshan Shipyard Park, Architecture Now! Landscape Design
          No.1, LOFT Publications, teNeues Publishing Group, New York, pp328–337
2006, Kongjian Yu/Turenscape, Shenyang Architectural University Campus, Paco Asensio (ed.), Architecture Now!
          Landscape Design No.2, LOFT Publications, teNeues Publishing Group, New York, pp124–137.
2006, Kongjian Yu/Turenscape, Shenyang Jianzhu University Campus, The Art of Landscape, Links, Barcelona, Spain,
          pp.28–33.
2006, Kongjian Yu, Positioning Contemporary Landscape Architecture in China, Topos, 56:91–98
2005, Kongjian Yu/Turenscape, Shenyang Architectural University Campus, in Paco Asensio (ed.) Ultimate Landscape Design,
          teNeues, UK. 124–131.
2004, Kongjian Yu, Patricia Ruan, De astillero a parque. Habitar, Septiembre:24–27.
2004, Kongjian Yu, Birgit Linder, Ein eigener Stil. Garten+Landschaft, Dezember:20–22.
1999, Kongjian Yu, Security Pattern:An Application Model of Landscape Ecology in Landscape Planning. In:Landscape
          ecology –the science and the action, 5th World Congress of International association for landscape ecology, July 29 –
          August 3, Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA
1998, Kongjian Yu,, Security pattern:a defensible approach toward sustainable landscapes, Conference Proceedings,
          18th World Congress, 1st National Conference Parks & Leisure Australia (18–23 October 1998), File# 161–130.
1997, Kongjian Yu,, Security patterns:a defensive approach toward landscape and environmental planning. In, T. Sellis
          and D. Georgoulis (eds.), Proceedings, Athens International Conference, Urban Regional Environmental Planning and
          Informatics to Planning in An Era of Transition. National Technical University of Athens, Faculty of Architecture Dept. of Urban
          and Regional Planning. 453–463
1997, Kongjian Yu,,Ecologists, farmers, tourists –GIS support planning of Red Stone Park, China. In. Craglia,
          M. and Hellen, C. (Eds.), Geographic Information Research:Bridging the Atlantic. Tayor &Francis. pp. 480–494.
1995, Kongjian Yu, Local peoples and tourists:two models of change –a case study of Red Stone National Park. In,
          Proceedings for the 32nd IFLA World Congress, Bangkok, Thailand.
1995, Kongjian Yu, Ecological security patterns of landscapes:concept, method and a case study. Proceedings of Geomatics´95.
          Hong Kong. pp396–405.
1995, Kongjian Yu, Security Patterns in Landscape Planning with a Case Study in South China. Doctorial Thesis, Graduate School
          of Design, Harvard University, MA. USA.
1992, Kongjian Yu, Keeping the living Qi:Theory and practice for sustainable environment, Paper presented at the second
          International Conference of Ecological Economics, Stockholm, Sweden.

Journal papers – peer reviewed ( in Chinese with English abstract)
2009, Yu Kong–jian Shi Chun LIN Li, Ecosystem Services Oriented Regenerative Design of Deserted Urban Land :Tianjin
          Qiaoyuan Project, Modern Urban Research, 09(7):18–22
2009, Kongjian Yu,, Qiao Qing, LI Di–hua, Yuan Hong, Wang Si–si, 2009, Ecological land use in three
          towns of eastern Beijing :A case study based on landscape security pattern analysis. Chin. J. Appl. Ecol., 20(8):1932–1939.
2008,Kongjian Yu, Xiong Liang, Li Qing, Liu Wenjin, Li Dihua, Post Quake Resettlement Scenarios:With A
          Case Study of Sichuan Wolong Area, 04:76–79.
2008, Kongjian Yu, Remaking of The Spiritual Home Land of The Post Quake Reconstruction,
          New Architecture, 04:04:28–30.
2008, Kongjian Yu, Lei Zhang, Understanding And Planning of Flood Adaptive Water Cities on
          the Yellow River Floodplain–With the Case of Heze City, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 6:688–696.
2008, Yu Kongjian, , Li dihua, Li Wei, Recognition of the Holistic Values of The Grand Canall,
          Progress in Geography, 2:
2008, Kongjian Yu 1, Xi Xuesong, Wang Sisi,Townscape Planning Based on Ecological
          Infrastructure– The case study of Weihai, Shandong, City Planning Review, 03:87–92
2008, Kongjian Yu, The New Chinatown–The Boston China Town Park,
          Architectural Journal,03:60–63
2007, Kongjian Yu, Lei Zhang, Process for the identification of unbuildable zones
          and urban green space system planning based on ecological infrastructure– Heze Case. City Planning Review, 12:89–92.
2007, Kongjian Yu, Shihong Ling, Wanli Fang. Ecological recovery and regeneration
          of brown field:positioning and design program for the core landscape of Shanghai World Exposition Park. Architectural
          Journal, 2:27–31.
2007, Kongjian Yu, Han Xili, Zhu Qiang, Ecological infrastructure as a synthetic solution
          to urban environment, Journal of Natural Resources, 22(5):808–816.
2007, Kongjian Yu, Lei Zhang. The flood and waterlog adaptive landscapes in ancient
          chinese cities in the Yellow River Basin, Urban Planning Forum, 5:85–91.
2007, Kongjian Yu, Principles and practices of affordable urban green space.
          Landscape Architecture, 1:55–64.
2006, Kongjian Yu, Han Xili, Dihua Li, Rescuing a village:the approach of landscape
          security patterns:with the case of Magang, Shunde, Guangdong Province, Urban Planning Forum, 5:38–45.
2006, Kongjian Yu, Wanli Fang, An introduction to the industrial heritage in China,
          Architectural Journal, 8:12–15
2006, Kongjian Yu, Toward the new landscape, Architectural Journal, 5:73–81.
2006, Kongjian Yu, The art of survival:recovering landscape architecture, Architectural Journal ,10:39–43
2006, Kongjian Yu, Three proposals to prevent the potential damage by building the new countryside
          and protecting the local cultural landscape and the industrial heritage, Chinese Landscape Architecture,8:08–12
2005, Kongjian Yu, Li Dihua, Liu Hailong, Han Xili, The growth pattern of Taizhou
          city based on ecological infrastructure–the negative approach to physical urban pattern, City Planning Review, 9:76–80,
2005, Kongjian Yu, LI Dihua, Han Xili, Liu Hailong, On the "negative planning",
          City Planning Review, 09:64–69.
2005, Kongjian Yu,, Gang Huang, Li Dihua, Maintenance and organization of
          the landscape networks, Urban Planning Forum, 3:76–81.
2005, Kongjian Yu, Li Wei, Li Dihua, Li Chunbo, Huang Gang, Liu Hailong,
          Suitability analysis of heritage corridor in rapidly urbanizing region. Geographical research, 1:69–76
2005, Kongjian Yu, Zhifang Wang, Guoping Huang, Vernacular landscape and
          its implications to modern landscape architecture, Huazhong Architecture, 04:123–126
2005, Kongjian Yu, Liu YuJie, Liu Dongyun, Recover a river–Yongnin
          Jiang River Park in Zhejiang Huanyan City, Chinese Landscape Architecture,5:1–7
2005, Kongjian Yu, Han Yi, Han Xiao–Ye, Let the sound of reading dissolved in the fragrance
          of rice–campus landscape design of Shenyang Architectural University, Chinese Landscape Architecture,5:12–16
2004, Kongjian Yu, China faces the challenge of world heritage concept:thoughts
          after the 28th World Heritage Convention, Journal of Chinese Landscape Architecture,11:68–70
2004, Kongjian Yu, The poetic ordinary landscape, Journal of Chinese
           Landscape Architecture,12:25–28
2004, Kongjian Yu, Wan Jun, Shi Ying, Back to the meanings as
          people´s place:the case of Dujiang Yan Square, New Architecture.4:25–28.
2004, Kongjian Yu, Li Wei, Carry on the legacy of new intellectual
           movement:call for vernacular urban landscape. Architectural Journal.08:5–8.
2004, Kongjian Yu, Landscape architecture in terms of holistic land,
          Journal of Chinese Landscape Architecture, 07:37–40
2004, Kongjian Yu, Zhang Lei, Liu Yujie, The multifunctional approach
          toward water front:landscape design of CiXi in Zhejiang Province, Chinese Landscape Architecture, 5:28–32
2004, Kongjian Yu, Li Dihua, Li Wei, The Great Canal regional ecological
          infrastructure:strategies and approaches, Progress in Geography,1:1–12
2004, Kongjian Yu,, The design of land:the science and art of landscape,
          Planners, 2:13–17
2004, Kongjian Yu, Zhou Nianxing, Li Dihua, Alternative futures of an
          uncertain development:scenarios of Beijing Dahuan Cultural iIndustry Park, City Planning Review, 3:57–61
2003, Kongjian Yu, Shi Ying, Guo Xuanchang, Understanding and visualizing
          the regional and local spirits:design for Dujiang Yan Square, Architectural Journal, 9:46–49.
2002, Kongjian Yu,, Pang Wei, Understanding design:re–utilizing the
          site of former shipyard in Zhongshan City, Architectural Journal, 8:47–53
2002, Kongjian Yu, Wang Jian, Zhang Jinfeng, The mandala world:design for
          Changdu Central City, Architectural Journal, 3:41–45.
2002, Kongjian Yu, Hu Haibo Li Jianhong, Design accessible and ecological
          water edges for unstable water level in Qijiang Park, Zhongshan City, Chinese Landscape Architecture,1:33–36
2002, Kongjian Yu, Li Dihua, Ecological design for landscape and city:concepts
           and principles, Chinese Landscape Architecture, 6:03–10
2001, Kongjian Yu, Li Dihua, Chao Luomeng, Ten landscape strategies to
          build urban ecological infrastructure, Planners, 6:9–13
2001, Kongjian Yu, Zhang Dong, Living cells:landscape patterns and
          innovation network–master plan for Zhong Guan Cun Life Science Park, Architectural Journal, 10:37–40
2001, Kongjian Yu,, The culture that has been ignored and the beauty
          of weeds–the Shipyard Park, Zhongshan City, New Architecture,5:17–20
2001, Kongjian Yu, Huang Guoping, Development strategies and ecological
           planning:a case study of Nanhai Information Industry Park in Guangdong Province, Urban Studies, 3:58–64
2001, Kongjian Yu, Li Dihua, Meng Yafan, Wetland and its making in
          high–tech park, Chinese Landscape Architecture,2:26–28
2001, Yu Kongjian Li Dihua Duan Tiewu, The approach landscape security
           pattern to planning of a very sensitive site and GIS application, Chinese Landscape Architecture,1:11–16
2000, Kongjian Yu, Design for the innovation process:a conceptual plan
          for the Zhongguancun Science Park, Architectural Journal ,10:49–52
2000, Kongjian Yu, From farm garden to high–tech park: meanings
          of park (part one and part two), Journal Of Chinese Landscape Architecture, 4:46–51, 8:37–41.
2000, Kongjian Yu ,Qingping Ji, China to learn from the international
          "city beautiful movement" (part one and part two), Journal Of Chinese Landscape Architecture,1:27–33, 2:32–35.
2000, Kongjian Yu, Searching for genius loci:models of landscape design
           and their comparative study, Architectural Journal ,2:45–48
2000, Kongjian Yu, Planning for the West Zhongguancun District in Beijing,
           City Planning Review,5:55–57
1999, Kongjian Yu, Tiewu Duan, Dihua Li, Landscape accessibility as
          a measurement of the function of urban green system. City Planning Review, 8:8–11.
1999, Kongjian Yu, landscape ecological security patterns in biological
           conservation, Acta Ecologica Sinica,19 (1):8–15
1998, Kongjian Yu, Ecologically strategic points in landscape and surface
          model, Acta Geographica Sinica,Vol:53:11–20
1998, Kongjian Yu, Zheng Ye, Di Hua Li, Duan Tie Wu, Connectivity of landscape ecological processes and patterns:with
          a case Study at Zhongshan in Guangdong Province, Department of Urban and Environmental Sciences, 4:14–17
1998, Kongjian Yu, Challenges and opportunities for the development of landscape
          architecture profession in China, 1:17–21
1998, Kongjian Yu. The Effectiveness of approaches towards sustainable
          environment and development planning. Journal of Natural Resources, 13(1):8–15.
1998, Kongjian Yu, Li Dihua, Landscape approaches in biodiversity
          conservation, Biodiversity Science, 3:205–212.
1998, Kongjina Yu, Landscape architecture education at Harvard,
          Architectural Journal, 2:58–62
1992, Kongjian Yu, Basin experience of Chinese agriculture and the
          ecological prudent landscape, Journal of Beijing Forestry University.14(4):37–44.
1991, Kongjian Yu, assessment of landscape sensitivity and impact
          resistibility:with a case study of Wangxiangyan Canyon in south Mt. Taihang, Geographic Research, 10(2):38–51.
1990, Kongjian Yu, The ideal landscape model for the Chinese and its
          ecological origin, Journal of Beijing Forestry University.12(1):10–17.

Books in English, or English and Chinese
2008– Chief editor, Landscape Architecture China. 2006, Kongjian Yu and Mary Padua, The Art of Survival, The Images Publishing
          Group, Victoria, Australia
2006,Kongjian Yu,The Art of Survival:Position Landscape Architecture. China
          Architecture & Building Press.
2004,Kongjian Yu,Ying Shi, Mary Pudua. People´s Square:The Dujiangyan
          Square, China Architecture & Building Press.
2003, Kongjian Yu, Wei Pang. The Culture Being Ignored and The Beauty of
          Weeds–The Regenerative Design of An Industrial Site:The Zhongshan Shipyard Park. China Architecture & Building Press.
1998,2000, Kongjian Yu, Landscape:Culture, Ecology, Perception. Beijing.
          Science Press
1998, Kongjian Yu, Landscape:Culture, Ecology and Perception. Pastoral
          cultural Press, Taiwan, China.

Books in Chinese
2005, Kongjian Yu, Dihua Li,Hailong Liu. The Negative Planning. China
          Architecture & Building Press.
2005, Kongjian Yu, Xiangjun Liu, Hong Li, Terraces:The Narrative Landscapes
          of China, China Architecture & Building Press.
2004, Kongjian Yu, Jian Wang, Guoping Huang, Tu Ga and Wei Li, Mandala World:
          The Vernacular Landscape of Tibet. China Architecture & Building Press.
2003,Kongjian Yu and Dihua Li, Landscape Architecture:The Profession and Education.
          China Architecture & Building Press. 2003,Kongjian Yu and Dihua Li, Road to Urban Landscape:Talk to the Mayors.
          China Architecture & Building Press.

2003,Kongjian Yu. Davorin Gazvoda Dihua Li, Alternatives of the Future–the
          Great Circle Case, Beijing. China Architecture & Building Press.
2002, Kongjian Yu, The Era of Design:Turenscape. Hebei Fine Arts Press.
2001,Kongjian Yu, Landscape Design For High–tech Parks–From Silicon
          Valley to Zhongguancun. China Architecture & Building Press.
1998,2000, Kongjian Yu, The Ideal Landscapes–The Meanings of Feng–shui,
          The Commercial Press, Beijing, China.
1998, Kongjian Yu, The Biological and Cultural Genes–The Meanings of Feng–shui
          and Ideal Landscape, Pastoral cultural Press, Taiwan, China.

Journal papers ( in Chinese)
About 250 papers have been published; a list is available upon request

Publications Reviewing Yu´s Work (in English)

*:indicates the representative reviews
*2008 Antje Stokman, Stefanie Ruff, 2008, The Red Ribbon Tanghe River Park Reconciling Water Management,
          Landscape Design and Ecology, 63, pp.29–35
*2008, Mary G. Padua, The Red Ribbon–The Tanghe River Park, Landscape Architecture, January (Forth coming).
*2007, Graham Johnstone and Xiangfeng Kong, Making friends with floods:an ecological park reclaims a degraded stretch
          of a Chinese River, Landscape Architecture, 2007, April, pp106–115
*2007, The Architectural Review, Field Studies–Shenyang Architectural University in China enjoys a
          productive landscape. The Architectural Review, December, pp.58–59.
2007, People´s Daily Online, The art of recovering real life on the land. 2007, August 27.
2007, Mark Frisby, The art of survival, Landscape Architecture, Australia, 2007, August, page:14
*2007, Marilyn Clemens, A review on the art of survival, Landscape Architecture,2007, April, p .135
*2007, Landscape Today, Converse with Dr. Kongjian Yu about landscape architecture in china, Landscape Today, Landscape
          Today, Converse with Dr. Kongjian Yu about landscape architecture 2007.pp.60–62.
2007, Zhen Feng, Focus on Yu, Georgia Landscape, p.15. http://www.uga.edu/sed/publications/GA%20Landscape%202007.pdf.
2007, Green Solutions for a Blue Planet, ASLA 2006 Annual Meetings & Expo, 43rd IFLA (International Federation of
           Landscape Architects) World Congress, Oct.6–10, 2006 Minneapolis, 2004 Landscape Design,, 2007, April, 53:pp.64.
*2006, Martha Cecilia Fajardo, Forward, The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture (by Kongjian Yu
          and Mary Padua), The Images Publishing Group, Victoria, Australia.
2006, Jamie Tschida, Sustainability In the work and in the profession:ASLA 2006 Conference Coverage. Planetizen:Urban
          Planning and Development Network. http://www.planetizen.com/node/21562
2006, Tom Mackenzie / Gareth George, The dry capital:are Beijing´s days numbered? Beijing Today September 15.
2006, The Images Publishing Group, 2006, New Book – The Art of Survival:Recovering Landscape Architecture.
*2006, The Dirt, "if we can save china, we can save the world", ASLA.org, October 7. http://www.asla.org/land/dirt/
2006, LAND online, The 2006 ASLA Annual Meeting & EXPO and 43rd IFLA World Congress Provides Global Perspectives,
          ASLA.org – LAND online.
2006, Su Tam, Xin Chen, Meeting with the "Deity of the Land", Chien Kun, Vol 9:43–44.
2006, Rumika Chaudhry, the growth pattern of Taizhou city based on ecological infrastructure LARP, UMASS.
2006, Patrick L. Peterson, The Greenest Green:A student review of the ASLA 2006 conference, Planetizen:Urban
          Planning and Development Network. http://www.planetizen.com/node/21561
*2006, Padua, Mary G., Touching The Good Earth–An innovative campus design reconnects students to
          China's agricultural landscapes, Landscape Architecture, Vol 96 (12) :100–107
2006, Landscape Australia:Kongjian Yu address contemporary landscape architecture, Landscape Australia,
          No.109, Feb.2006:46–48
*2006, Jakes, Susan. A force of nature. TIME:Asia, 2006, April 10
*2006, Domus, Interview with Yu Kongjian, 78 Chinese architects and designers, China Architecture and Building
          Press, pp 382–387.
2006, Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto, Exhibition, October 23 2006 to
          March 10 2007, Detours:tactical approaches to urbanization in China, "Negative Planning" Display on Toronto.
          http://www.ald.utoronto.ca/pdf_files/news_events/DETOURS.pdf
2006, Elizabeth Farrelly, Behind the red velvet curtain lies a culture destroyed. The Sydney Morning Herald,11/9/2006
*2006, Andy Miller_Claire Martin_Steph Kerr, Kongjian Yu discuss ecology, cultural identity and
          his promotion of the profession of landscape architecture. Landscape urbanism, 15:30–32,
2006, ABC Radio:Landscape architecture takes root in China ABC Radio National, 20 May, Saturday 9am,
          repeated Wednesday 3pm,Presented by, Alan Saunders
*2006, Dave Connell, Kongjian Yu:Fighting the emperor´s playground, ASLA.org – LAND online.
          October 17, 2006, http://www.asla.org/land/2006/1017/yu.html
*2005, Antie Stokman and Stefanie Ruff, Prospective Internationality and identity–search for a
          contemporary design idiom in China. Topos, 51:Prospective Landscapes,2005,p.66–75
2005, Gareth George, Verbal foliage, Beijing Today–August 19, 2005
2004, Gareth George, Urban frenzy, Beijing Today, December 17, 2004
2004, Irene Wang , Design expert takes aim at architectural excesses, Sunday Morning Post ,November 14,2004.
*2004, The Architectural Review, Delight, Ar + D Commended, Fish Mouth Inspired Landscaping, The Architectural
          Review, December:p.98.
2004, Patricia Ruan, De Astillero A Parque, Un vieja fbrica de barcos se convirto, gracias al trabajo
          del aequitecto paisajista y coctor en diseño Kongjian Ty y su firma Turenscape, de China, en un hito de la arquitectura
          de paisaje dentro y fuera de su paìs. Habitar, Bogot, Colombia , Septiembre de 2004 (193):24–27.
2004, Allen Freeman. Above the cut,. Landscape architecture, 3:62–67.
*2003, Carl Steinitz, Forward, Alternatives for the Future ( by Kongjian Yu, Davorin Gazvoda and Dihua Li),
          China Architecture & Building Press.
2003, Thomas C. Palmer Jr., Last Surface Artery design team picked, Boston Globe, March 25,2003,
2003, Matthew J. Amorello, MassPike Selects Designer for Chinatown Park, March 25,2003, http://www.bigdig.com.
*2003, Mary G. Padua, Industrial strength–Zhongshan Shipyard Park, Landscape Architecture, 93 (6):76–85,105–107.
2003, Chinatown Surface Artery Site Designer Chosen, Boston Business Journal, 3/25/2003
2001, AnnaLee Saxenian, Forward, Planning and Design of High Tech Parks (by Kongjian Yu), China Architecture & Building Press.

Publications reviewing Yu´s work (in Chinese)
A list of more than 300 articles reviewing my work in Chinese is available upon request.

Chief Editor and Editor of Journals

Chief Editor, Landscape Architecture China, since 2008 Chief Editor, Landscape Architect, Since 2006–2008
Chief Editor, Urban Space Design, 2006–2008
Member of the editorial board:JoLa (Journal of Landscape Architecture, The European Council of Landscape Architectural Education.
Member, Chinese Landscape Architecture, since 1998
Member, City Planning Review (China), since 1998
Member, Planner (China), since 1998

Professional and Community Service (Since 1997)

Prof. Yu lectureed nationwide to various audiences including government officials, decision makers, and developers. This includes the national president, ministers and city mayors. Yu served as consulting expert and planning committee member in more than ten cities and provinces. Yu also served as member of the Education Guiding Committee in China in both Urban Planning and Landscape Architecture. Through Through his aggressive lobbying with colleagues, landscape architecture was first recognized officially as a new profession in China in 2004; and the undergraduate program of landscape architecture was officially initiated by the Ministry of Education in 2005.
2008, ASLA Professional Award Jury, The American Society of Landscape Architects
2006, IFLA East Region Student Competition Jury, The International Federation of Landscape Archutects.
2006–, Member, Editorial Board, JoLA (The International Journal of Landscape Architecture), published by the European Council of
          Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS), Wageningen.
2006–,Chief Editor, Urban Space Design, a Chinese professional magazine of landscape architecture and urban design,
          published by Liaoning Science and Technology Press.
2006–, Chief Editor, Landscape Design, a Chinese professional magazine of landscape design, published by Dalian
          University Science and Technology Press.
2003–04, World heritage advisor to the 28th Session of The World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage
           Convention, Suzhou and Paris.
2002–2007, Chair, National Conference on Landscape Architecture Education and Profession,
          Peking University, annual conferences for the past six consecutive years.
2001–, Vice Chairman, The Academic Committee, Beijing Association of Landscape Architecture
2001–,Member, Standing Committee, The Beijing Association of Urban Planning.
2000– Vice director, Urban Ecology Committee, The Chinese Society of Ecology.
1999–, Member, Standing Committee, The Chinese Society of Landscape Architects
1999–, Member, The National Education Guiding Committee of Urban Planning, The Ministry of Construction, China.
2005–, Member, The National Education Guiding Committee of Landscape Architecture, The Ministry of Education, China.
1997– , Expert Member for Urban Planning and Development Committees, including:
          The Capital Planning Committee, Beijing, China.
          The Expert Committee, The Ministry of Construction, China.
          The Expert Committee, Ministry of Land Resources, China
          The Qinghai Provincial Planning Committee, Qinghai Province, China
          The Shandong Provincial Planning Committee, Shandong Province, China
          The Hangzhou Planning Committee, Zhejiang Province, China.
          The Suzhou City Planning Committee, Jianshu Province, China
          The Zhongshan City Planning Committee, Guangdong Province, China
          The Dujiangyan City Planning Committee, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province.
          The Daliang Cilty Planning Committee, Liaoning Province, China

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