Zhao Honghong

Zhao Honghong
Company:Architectural Design&Research Institure of SCUT
Job:director of a (government) office,Executive Director of AALD

Job Title and Position:

National First-level Registered Architect
National Registered Urban Planner
Expert enjoying special government allowance from the State Council
Member of the Teaching Guidance Committee for Civil Engineering Discipline in National Higher Education Institutions
Deputy Director of the Guidance Committee for Architecture Major in Chinese Higher Education Institutions


Education Background:
Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Architecture from Tsinghua University. Graduated with a Master's degree from the Department of Architecture, Tsinghua University in 1982, and started working at the Department of Architecture, South China University of Technology.
As a visiting scholar, received the Sino-British Friendship Scholarship to study at the School of Architecture, Birmingham City University, UK.


Main research areas include regional urban (town) planning and urban design theory.


Project Cases/Awards:
1. The teaching and research project "Establishment of a Talent Cultivation Model with Lingnan Characteristics in Architecture" won the first prize for Excellent Teaching Achievement in Guangdong Province in 1996 and the second prize for National Excellent Teaching Achievement in 1997.
2. Named one of the "Top Ten Architects with Influential Designs in China's Real Estate Sector" in 2003 by the Ministry of Construction Science and Technology Committee, China Real Estate and Housing Research Association, and China Construction News.
3. Recognized as one of the "Top Ten Public Building Designers with Influence in China" in January 2006 by the Global Real Estate Institute (GRI), the Ministry of Construction Science and Technology Committee, the China Real Estate Association Development Committee, and China Construction News.
4. Foshan Municipal Government: Rongshan Middle School campus planning and design of the main teaching building and gymnasium. The project won the first prize for Excellent Design in Foshan City and the third prize for Excellent Design in Guangdong Province (1993, collaborated).
5. Planning and design of the Student Activity Center (Siyuan Study) at Hainan University, which received the second prize for Excellent Engineering Survey and Design in Hainan Province (2013, collaborated).


Social Engagements:
Member of the Expert Advisory Committee of the Guangdong Real Estate Industry Association; Member of the Expert Committee of the Guangzhou Real Estate Industry Association and Real Estate Society; Planning expert of the Guangzhou Construction Science and Technology Committee; Deputy Chairman of the First Council of the Guangzhou Urban Landscape Association in 2013; Member of the Urban Planning Committee of Taishan City, Guangdong Province; Member of the Planning Committee of Shunde District, Foshan City, Guangdong Province; Expert Adviser for "Real Estate Guide" magazine; Expert Adviser for "Times Property" magazine; Editorial Board Member of the journal "Architecture Education" in 2007.


Awards (Partial):
Named one of the "Top Ten Public Building Designers with Influence in China in 2005" by the Global Real Estate Institute (GRI) and the Ministry of Construction Science and Technology Committee in January 2006; Received the "Outstanding Planning Practitioner Award in Guangdong Province" from the Guangdong Urban Planning Association in 2005; Won the 4th Campus Teaching Excellence Award at South China University of Technology in 2008; Received the Contribution Award for Guangdong Real Estate Research in 2012; Received the China Architecture Education Award awarded by the Architectural Society of China in 2017. 

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