Associate professor, Doctor of Engineering
Teaching Area(s): architecture design, human settlement environment
Research Theme(s): traditional settlements, spatial structure and morphology
Wang Xuan is an Associate Professor of Architecture at School of Architecture, Tianjin University. Her main research focuses primarily on the traditional settlements and cities, caring about the characteristic space, local culture, social changes, heritage conservation, etc. She has been involved in this field for nearly 20 years, having conducted or participated in several related research items. Her doctoral dissertation titled of "Research on the Traditional Fort-type Settlements – with case study in Qin & Jin Area" has been published by the Press of Southeast University, which is based on long-term and extensive investigations and studies. She is now a member of the International Research Center for Chinese Cultural Heritage Conservation in Tianjin University and a member of National Architecture Research Association of China.
Wang Xuan hold the professional Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Architecture and the Doctor of Engineering from Tianjin University. She participated in the Visiting Scholars Program in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) from 2013-2014.