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Qinghua Guo, BArch (Harbin) PhD (CTH)
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Qinghua Guo, BArch (Harbin) PhD (CTH)Associate ProfessorSenior Lecturer in Asian Architecture and Planning
Qinghua Guo studied architecture at the Department of Architecture, Harbin University of Technology, China, and worked as a researcher at the Institute of Architectural History, Beijing.She received her PhD in architectural history at the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.Following that, she was a researcher at the Kyoto University, Japan, before commencing at The University of Melbourne where she teaches East Asian architecture.She is a committee member of the International Society for Chinese Architectural History Studies, and the International Society for Manchu Architectural History Studies.
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1999 The Structure of Chinese Timber Architecture: Twelfth Century Design Standards and Construction Principles.
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Architecture and Urban Design Staff : Architecture, Building and Planning : The University of Melbourne
Professor Qinghua GuoProfessor in Asian Architecture and Planning
PhD. (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden), Bachelor of Architecture (Harbin University of Technology, China).
She was a researcher at the Institute of Architectural History, Beijing, China, and the Institute for Research in Humanities at Kyoto University, Japan.Qinghua's research activities lie in the areas of architectural history and planning history in East Asia with a particular focus on China, design-orientated in nature.
Her expertise is developmental history, structural typology and building technology.
Her research interest is architectural representation, structural study and design history by comparison within materials in a larger architectural context.
Qinghua teaches architectural conservation in East Asia, architectural Design and craft in traditional Asian architecture.
The overarching goal in her teaching is disciplinary through an integrated approach of history, conservation and design.
Associate Professor Qinghua Guo, Associate Professor of Asian Architecture and Planning
Qinghua obtained the degree of PhD of Architectural History in 1995 from Chalmers University of Technology, one of the leading architectural schools in Sweden, gained the degree of Bachelor of Architecture in 1982 from Harbin University of Technology, ranked among the best universities in China.Before commencing at the University of Melbourne in 1997, Qinghua was a researcher (1982-6) and senior researcher (1987-9) at the Institute of Architectural History, Beijing, China (the only national research institute set up to explore Chinese architecture), where Qinghua carried out various projects, research into historical buildings and townships as well as restoration and conservation.Between 1995 and 1997, Qinghua worked as a foundation researcher in the Institute for Research in Humanities at Kyoto University, Japan, where she undertook two research projects: conservation philosophy and technology; and structures and techniques of multi-storeyed wooden pagodas.Qinghua Guo - Find an expert