Years of Stay at HYI: 
Feb 2011 to Jan 2012

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.

Recent Publications: 

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.