Urban Planning

Huang Huang

Ph.D.(magna cum laude), Technical University of Berlin (TUB), Planning Building Environment (Planen Bauen Umwelt)


Current Positions:

Assistant Professor of Urban Planning Department, College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP), Tongji University



Year 3 /Spring /Undergraduate / Community and Housing Planning

Year 4 /Fall /Undergraduate / Urban Comprehensive Planning

Year 4 /Fall /Undergraduate / Village Planning

Year 4 /Fall /Undergraduate / Research method in Urban Sociology

Year 5 /Fall /Undergraduate / Regulatory Plan


Research interests:

Research focusUrban sociology, Critical urban theory

Field of PracticeRenewal practice of urban and rural community, Sustainable development of urban rural interface, urban rural integration and sustainability


Research Grant:

1. Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, Research on Sustainable Planning and Governance of Human Settlements Environment in the Yangtze River Delta from the Planetary Urbanisation. PI, 2022.1-2027.12.

2. National Science Foundation Grant for Young Scholars, Research on the spatial organisation characteristics and mechanism of rural settlements at urban-rural interface based on multi-dimension networks: A case of the “urban-rural integration” pilot area in Jiangsu-Zhejiang-Shanghai Region (No. 52208075). PI, 2023.01-2025.12.

3. National Natural Science Foundation of China, Research on spatial influence and mechanism of the inter-municipal activities of metropolitan areas from the ‘flow-space’ interaction perspective (No. 52278069). Co-PI, 2023.01-2026.12.

4. Shanghai Pujiang Program, Research on the spatial mechanism of urban-rural integration development in the Yangtze River Delta region. (21PJC113). PI. 2021.10-2024.9.



1. Yue Gao(*)Fengqing Li, Huang Huang(#)Research on planning approaches to existing residential settlements from the perspective of the actor-network: Case of community micro-renewal of Shanghai. Urban development studies, 2021(08):13-18.CSSCI

2. Huang Huang(*)#, Lukas Utzig, Sigrun Abels. Urban-rural migration and social inclusion at the Urban-rural interface. URA Periodical: Interfaces. 2020. 01: 10-16.

3. Huang Huang(*)#. Learning from exploratory rural practices of the Yangtze River Delta in China: New initiatives, networks and empowerment shifts, and sustainability. Journal of Rural Studies, 2020 vol.77:63-74. (SSCI Q1)

4. Huang Huang(*)#, Akaateba, Millicent Awialie, Li Fengqing. A reflection on coproduction processes in urban collective construction land transformation: A case study of Guangzhou in the Pearl River Delta. Land Use Policy, vol.99:1-10. (SSCI Q1)

5. Akaateba Millicent Awialie(*)#, Huang Huang, Emile Akangoa Adumpo.'Between co-production and institutional hybridity in land delivery: Insights from local planning practice in peri-urban Tamale, Ghana.' Land Use Policy ,2018 Vol.72:215-226. (SSCI Q1)

6. Huang Huang. Post-rural Urbanization in China: Learning from University Engagements in Village Transformation Processes. http://dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-84992018.

7. Huang Huang(*)Guiqing Yang(#)Philipp Misselwitz, Hannes Languth. Post-rural urbanisation and rural revitalisation: Can China learn from new planning approaches in  contemporary Germany. City planning review,2017,41(11) :111-119.CSSCI

8. 9.Huang Huang(*)#, Akaateba Millicent Awialie. Exploratory Practices for Post-Rural Urbanisation in China - Processes, Actors, and Performance. Trialog, 2017 Vol.122:35-41.