【Lecture 19.10.2022】 Towards a reflexive regionalist Practice




Time: 19:00-20:35, Oct 19th

Tencent Meeting: 344287841 Password: 2533 


Speaker Information

Xiaodong Li


Principal, Lixiaodong Atelier; 

Professor, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University



School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

Date of birth: Apr.1963

City of residence: Beijing


Li Xiaodong is currently the chair professor of the architecture program at the school of Architecture, Tsinghua University, in Beijing. He is a practicing architect, educator and researcher. His publication in articles and books in both English and Chinese covers wide range of interests, from cultural studies, history and theory of architecture to urban studies.


In 1984 Li Xiaodong graduated from School of Architecture at Tsinghua University and did his PhD at the School of Architecture, Eindhoven University of Technology and Delft University of Technology the Netherlands between 1989-1993.


Most relevant projects (among others):

-Bridge School in Fujian Province, China

-Yuhu elementary school, China

-Liyuan Library, China

-Water house, China


Recognitions and Awards (among others):

-Future SustainableAward, Wallpaper Design awards, 2022

-Future Sustainable Award, AIA International Awards for Architecture, 2021

-Winner, Moriyama International Prize for Architecture 2014

-Winner, Architecture of Necessity, (Sweeden) 2013

-Winner, Culture Building of the year, World Architecture Festival (Singapore) 2012

-Winner, AR+DAward foremerging Architecture award, 2009

-Winner, Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 2010

-Honorary Fellowship by AIA, 2012

-UNESCO Jury Award for Innovation, 2004