2015上海城市空间艺术季 策展团队

Curatorial Team of Shanghai Urban Space Art Season 2015


Chief Curator Wu Jiang

  • Professor, doctoral supervisor
  • Vice president of Tongji University and president of UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development
  • Academician of French Academy of Architecture
  • Standing member of Editorial Board of “Time+Architecture”, advisor of Editorial Board of “Urban Planning Forum”, member of Editorial Board of “World Architecture”, “Community Design”, and “Public Art”.
  • Member of Council of IVM and IUPEA
  • Chairman of Council of GUPES
  • Executive member of Council of Architectural Society of China (since 2011)
  • Invited member of Council of China Sculpture Institute
  • Vice director of National Committee of Historic and Cultural Cities
  • Member of Council of Professional Conservation Committee of Historic and Cultural Cities of the Urban Planning Society of China
  • Member of Committee of Experts of Shanghai Urban Planning Committee
  • Vice director of Committee of Experts of Shanghai Conservation Committee of Historic and Cultural Areas and Remarkable Historic Buildings
  • Vice director of the Architectural Society of Shanghai, China (since 2003)
  • Vice director of the Urban Planning Society of Shanghai (since 2013)
  • Invited expert for policy-making consultancy of Shanghai Municipal People's Government since 2010

Research focusing on history and theory of western buildings, the history of Shanghai modern city and buildings and its conservation and utilization. Published books include “The History of Shanghai Architecture”, “Lanes in Shanghai”, “The Compilation and Management of Conservation Plan of Historic and Cultural Areas”, etc.


Chief Curator Mohsen Mostafavi

  • Architect, curator
  • Professor and dean of Harvard Graduate School of Design
  • He has chaired the jury of the Mies van der Rohe Prize
  • Chairman of the European and North American juries of the Holcim Foundation Awards for Sustainable Construction.
  • Designer member of the London Development Agency (LDA)
  • Jury for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Gold Medal and Annie Spink Award
  • Advisor on campus planning of the Asian University for Women.

He is a consultant on a number of international architectural and urban projects. His research and design projects have been widely published, including The Architectural Review, AA Files, Arquitectura, Bauwelt, Casabella, Centre, Daidalos, and El Croquis, and many works are published in recent 20 years.


Curator Li Xiangning

  • Professor, doctoral supervisor and vice president of College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University
  • Member of International Committee of Architectural Critics
  • Curator and academic director of Shenzhen Biennial 2013 (Shenzhen) and the curator of Shanghai West Bund Biennial
  • Jury member of many international architecture prizes including the International Architecture Prize of Spain and EU Contemporary Architecture Prize of Mies van der Rohe Prize, etc.
  • Visiting researcher in the MAK Center for Arts and Architecture in L.A in 2009
  • Visiting professor of Erasmus Mundus of Darmstadt University of Technology, German
  • Guest professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Guest editor-in chief of “Time+Architecture”, “Urbanism and Architecture”, etc. and Architectural Record

He has published a large number of theories and review articles concerning Chinese contemporary architecture and urbanism in international academic journals, such as Architectural Review, A+U, Architectural Record, Arquitectura Viva, Space, Domus, Volume, etc. and many works, such as “Imagination and Reality” (2009), “Updating China: Projects for a Sustainable Future” (2010), “Made in Shanghai” (2014) and “Total China” (To be published in 2015).


Curator Zhang Qing

  • Director and Curator of Research and Planning Department of the National Art Museum of China, and Excellent Expert of Ministry of Culture
  • Ph. D., Department of Art History and Theories of Advanced School of Art and Humanities of China Academy of Art
  • Adjunct professor of Tongji University and Yunnan University
  • Director of Cross-Media Research Center for Arts and Communication of College of Arts and Media, Tongji University
  • Member of Council of International Biennial Association and director of Economic Development Department
  • Vice director The Exhibit Design Committee of China Artists Association
  • Vice secretary general of Arts Committee, The National Guiding Committee for Public Sculpture
  • Executive member of Council of Association of Chinese Sculptor

Curator Zhang Ming

  • Doctor of Engineering of Tongji University
  • Vice director and professor of Department of Architecture, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University
  • Chief architect of Design Studio of Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.
  • National First-class Registered Architect
  • Expert of Shanghai Planning Committee
  • Director of Academic Department for Architectural Creation, Architectural Society of Shanghai, China

Mainly engage in the teaching of design and theory of architecture and lecture the national excellent course of “Architecture Review”

Received awards including the New Architect Award of Shanghai Yong Architects (2003), “100 Most Influential Architects in China” (2004), Yong Architect Award in 7th Architectural Society of China (2008), Global Chinese Yong Architect Award (2009), and “AD100 Most Influential Architectural Design Elites” (2013) and be selected as the “60 People for Sixty Years of New China, New Architecture from 1949 to 2009”. Member of Editorial Board of “Urban Environment Design”, “Architecture Technique”, and the “Architecture Highlights” (third edition)


Curator Zhang Zi

  • Master of Architecture of Tongji University
  • Design director of Design Studio of Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.
  • Chief architect of Design Studio of Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd.
  • Senior Architect
  • National First-class Registered Architect
  • Director of Academic Department for Architectural Creation, Architectural Society of Shanghai, China

She has twice been invited to attend the “First International Art Biennial in China”, Shenzhen/Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale of Architectural Planning, Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture 2011-2012, 2012 Triennale Di Milano, Italy, West Bund 2013: A Biennial of Architecture and Contemporary Art, etc. Curator of architecture design exhibition including the “Art+Architecture & Artists + Architecture” held in Power Station of Art and curator of contemporary architecture art exhibition including “Spectacle-12 Presentations of Contemporary Museum Architecture in China”.


Curator Wang Lin

  • Professor of Department of Architecture, doctor of Urban Planning of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Research Scholar of Harvard University
  • Engaged in the planning and administration of Shanghai Planning and Land Resource Administration Bureau for 16 years
  • Vice director of planning division, urban landscape and sculpture administration division, technology division, general office and director of overall planning division, conservation division of historic areas and administration division of historic areas in the Shanghai Planning and Land Resource Administration Bureau since 1998
  • Served as vice president of Shanghai Urban Planning and Design Research Institute and director of Urban Road and Transportation Planning Institute
  • Directly participated in work of planning, research and administration including the Shanghai master plan, strategic development of suburban areas and redevelopment of downtown areas and riverside areas, and was responsible for the conservation and renewal of Shanghai historic areas and buildings and urban planning and administration
  • Also served as the director of Shanghai Sculpture Center and participate in organizing and planning the sculpture exhibition including “Sculpture of a Century”, “Pursuing Dream”, etc.
  • Master and Ph. D. of Urban Planning, Tongji University
  • Adjunct professor of Tongji University
  • Member of Academic Committee of Shanghai Planning Committee
  • Member of Conservation and Academic Committee of National Historic Cities
  • Member of Urban Land Institute

Curator Xi Wenqin

  • Work at Shanghai Urban Planning and Design Research Institute since Sep. 1992
  • Director of Planning II and director of Public Space Art Center, senior engineer
  • Participated or chaired over 200 planning design and research projects
  • Received national or Shanghai excellent planning and design awards
  • Recent works focusing on Shanghai Expo, social welfare, culture inherence; chaired or participated projects including the “Site Plan on Riverside Area in Bund” which received the first prize of national excellent planning and design in 2009
  • “Conservation Planning of Hengshan Road-Fuxing Road Historic and Cultural Area” is awarded the first prize of Shanghai excellent planning and design