Topography and Place Making, Rural Villages and Vernacular Architecture, Design for Teaching Programs
HU Bing is a professor in Architectural Design and Theory whose research focuses on the interaction between topography and place making, especially the construction of rural villages and vernacular architecture in Huizhou area. His research is supported by the National Natural Science Funding, and he is honored as an excellent scholar by Shanghai Pujiang Program. His research, meanwhile, focuses on teaching programs for design studios of the freshmen and sophomore students. He has already published a book and several articles on his teaching programs, and won national prizes.
Grants and Awards:
2014-2017 Research Grant, National Natural Science Funding, “Interactive Mechanism between topography and space in traditional villages”
2013-2016 Research Grant, National Natural Science Funding, “Study on Pedestrian system in the urban space ”
2009-2011 Research Grant, Tongji University, China. “Design Basis and Basic Design ”
2007-2008 Research Grant, Ministry of Education, China. “Operative Topography to Redefine Regional Architecture”.
2006- 2008 Research Grant for Excellent Scholars, Shanghai Pujiang Program, China. “Operative Topography- An Agent for Place Making”.
10.2011 Awards for Teaching Program of Design Studios, China National Architectural Education Committee: “Under the Sky”.
10.2010 First Prize on Teaching, Tongji University
10.2010 Excellent Tutor for Velux International Students’ Design Competition.
08.2010 Excellent Tutor for Korean International Students’ Design Competition.
12.2005 Research Grant for Excellent Scholars, Shanghai Pujiang Program, Shanghai, China.
Design I, II, III and IV for undergraduate students
Master Design Studio I
10.2014 “Body and Space”, Proceedings of 2014 National Conference of Architectural Education, Shanghai, China, 2014, pp.204-207.
11.2013 On the Ground and under the Sky--Basic Design and Design Basis, Beijing: Intellectual Property Publishing House Co., Ltd., 2013.
10.2013 “Memorial Space”, Architect,(2013/10),pp.15-18.
09.2013 “Study on Teaching program: Body-based”, Journal of Architecture, (2013/09),pp.80-85.
03,2012 “Under the Sky”, Journal of Architecture, (2012/03),pp.84-88.
10.2011 “The Meaning of Topography”, Architect,(2011/05), pp.23-26.
09.2010 “Physical Modeling in Design Process”, Proceedings of 2010 National Conference of Architectural Education, Shanghai, China, pp.351-354.
07.2008 “Starting from Ground”, Journal of Architecture, (2008/07), pp.81-84.
03.2007 “Place with Event”, Journal of Architecture, (2007/02), pp.20-21.
01.2006 “Operative Topography—Rehabilitation of a Chinese Village” , Proceedings on 4th Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Hawaii. U.S.A.
06.2005 “Operative Topography: An Agent to Redefine Regional Architecture”, Proceedings on 6th Asia-Pacific International Conference on Architecture, Shanghai, P .R. China.
01.2005 “Operative Topography—Mapping a Chinese Village”, Proceedings on 3rd Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Hawaii. U.S.A.