Montagabendgespräche "CHINA" 21.01.2019, 19.30 Uhr
Aachener Montagabendgespräche im Wintersemester 2018 / 2019
Montags, 19.30 Uhr, Hörsaal EPH, Schinkelstraße 2, 52062 Aachen
Zhang Li, born in 1970, is Professor of Architecture and Chair of the Architecture Department in the School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, China. He leads the design practice Atelier TeamMinus in Beijing. He is currently a board member of the Architectural Society of China and the Editor-in-Chief of the leading Chinese magazine World Architecture.
Zhang Li’s research focuses on pre-industrial oriental philosophy and its contemporary reinterpretation. Besides his teaching in China, he has been the Professor of Practice (2012) in Syracuse University and the Visiting Critic (2010) in National University of Singapore. He has also taught joint-studio projects in a number of institutions, including: GSD, Harvard; Barcelona School of Architecture, UPC; Berlage Institute; Polytechnic University of Turin.
In recent years, Zhang Li and TeamMinus have completed a variety of buildings and urban renewal projects in China, and have been published internationally and have won multiple awards. Zhang Li has been a keynote speaker or guest panelist at different international events. He moderated the Tsinghua Session in the 2012 Pritzker Beijing Architecture Forum.