Shan-Shui City - Exploring Sustainable Urban Development in China
Jie Hu, FASLA, Vice-president of Beijing Tsinghua Tongheng Urban Planning & Design Institute (THUPDI); Director & Chief Designer of Research Center for Landscape Architecture in THUPDI http://rcla.thupdi.com/
Senior Engineer, Department of Landscape Architecture at School of Architecture, Tsinghua University; Council Member of Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture; Fellow of American Society of Landscape Architects.
Jie Hu holds Master’s Degrees of Landscape Architecture from University of Illinois and Beijing Forestry University. He has over 25 years of practical experiences both in the U.S. and China. His projects have won 35 international awards and 38 national awards, including ASLA awards, IFLA APR awards, BALI awards, Green Good Design awards, Torsanlorenzo awards and national-level awards in China. He has published over 40 papers, given more than 50 speeches related to sustainable urban development in China at domestic and overseas conferences and given over 60 lectures in universities and workshops. His current research focuses on the application of Shan-shui City concept in multi-scale landscape practices.