Department of Architecture
The department focuses on the research and teaching of vernacular original experimental architecture, trying to integrate contemporary art, humanistic ideas, architecture especially construction of buildings and revive the complete way of construction techniques that converge nature, city, building and function. At the same time, it pays careful attention on the vernacular awareness in a context of open international communication. It places great importance to the balance of thinking and practice; the co-existence of personality and commonality; the harmony of human and built structure. There is a Sustainable Construction lab in the department. It is a five-year program.
Department Chair: Wang Shu