Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Feb 2011 to Jan 2012

University Affiliation

Wang Yuan graduated from Tongji University with her Ph. D in Architectural History in 2000 and currently is an associate professor in the Department of History, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. At present, her research interests are in architectural social history. Through a village case study in southern China, Yuan introduces anthropological and historical research methods to her study of vernacular architecture and uses multi-dimensional observation and analysis to strengthen the explanation for the architecture.

1, “The Application of ‘Oral History Method’ in the Architectural History Study” Journal of Tongji University, October issue, 2009, pp.52-56

2, “The Study of Tang Dynasty Buddhist Temples’ Layout and Decoration on the Basis of Comprehensive Collection of Tang” Huazhong Architecture, March issue, 2009, pp.243-246

3, “The discovery of Ming Dynasty Ordinary Residence in the Mountains of South Zhejiang” Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University, February issue, 2009, pp.73-80

4, The Temples of Dhyana in the South of the Yangtze River, published by Shanghai Jiaotong University press, January 2009, Shanghai.

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