YANG Chen

08/11/2018

YANG Chen

Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University

chen.yang@tongji.edu.cn


Ph.D., Landscape Architecture, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

M.A., Landscape Architecture, Tongji University, Shanghai, China



Professional Memberships and Associations:

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) – Member [CHN 35053]

ICOMOS IFLA International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes (ISC CL) – Contributing Member

International Scientific Committee for Documentation of Cultural Heritage (CIPA) – Expert Member

Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture Cultural Landscape Committee (CHSLA CLC) – Deputy Secretary General

Member of the doctoral thesis review committee, School of Geography, Université de Lausanne (University of Lausanne), Switzerland

Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development – Editorial Advisory Board

Built Heritage – Guest Editor (2020)

Landscape Research | Geographical Research | Landscape Architecture (Chinese) – Peer Reviewer


Research Fields:

Heritage Landscape Conservation and Management, Digital 

Heritage Landscapes, Spatial Pattern Recognition Technologies


Current Courses:

Undergraduate Courses

Digital Heritage Landscapes (English Course); 

Landscape Resources; 

Theories of Scenic and Historic Interest Area Planning; 

Landscape Planning and Design

Post-graduate Courses


Grants: 

2020-2021 Research on Quantitative Evaluation of Classical Garden Rockery Heritage – Taking the Shifeng of Taihu Lake in Jiangnan as an Example, Key Laboratory of High-density Human Settlement Environment and Energy Conservation, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Project leader

2018-2021 Research on Verification and Monitoring Technology and Method of Airborne Narrow Bandwidth Multispectral Camera Array, National Key R&D Program. Main researcher

2018-2019 Using Innovative Survey Methods and Tools to Recognise Spatial Pattern of Heritage landscapes, International Collaboration Project, Built Environment Technology Centre in College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University. Project leader

2018-2019 The Interpretation of Heritage Value of the Revolution Sites in Shanghai based on 3D Visualisation, Shanghai Philosophy and Social Sciences Planning Project (Grant No. 2018EGL002), Main researcher

2018-2019 Research on Innovative Technologies for Heritage Landscape Spatial Character Identification and Visualisation, Scientific Research Grant for Central University – Interdisciplinary Research, Tongji University (Grant No. 22120180065). Project leader

2017-2019 Research on Spatial Pattern Recognition for Heritage Landscapes using 3D Point Data, National Natural Science Foundation of China. (Grant No. 51608369), Project leader

2016-2020 Conservation and Management Technologies for Natural Heritage: Methods and Technologies for the Collaborative Development of Natural Heritage Conservation and Local Community, Case Study of Mount Huangshan World Heritage Site. (Grant No. 2016YFC0503308). Main researcher

2016 Digital Conservation of Rural Cultural Landscapes in Baojiatun Village Guizhou Province, Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute, WHITRAP. Major researcher

2015-2016 Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd. and Key Laboratory of Ecology and Energy-saving Study of Dense Habitat (Tongji University), Ministry of Education. (Grant No.2015KY06). Major researcher

2015-2016 A GIS-Based Approach for the Digital Documentation of Heritage Landscapes in China, Young Talents Program, Tongji University, China. (Grant No. 2015KJ026). Project leader

2015 World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (WHITRAP), UNESCO World Heritage Sustainable Tourism Program – Chinese Pilot Studies. Major researcher

2011-2014 Authenticity and Representation of Historic Landscapes in Australia and China, PhD Research Project at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. China Scholarship Council, Project leader

2010-2011 Research on the Cultural Landscape Value of Slender West Lake in Yangzhou, China, Tentative World Heritage List Research Project; major researcher

2010-2011 Research on an Integrated GIS Archive of Slender West Lake Cultural Landscape, Tentative World Heritage List Research Project; project leader


Awards:

2021 The second prize of the global competition, Our World Heritage – Transformational Impacts of Information Technology, Our World Heritage Initiative, ranked 2nd

2021 the first prize of Tan Yuan Young Teacher Award Course Competition, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University

2019 Spatial Feature Recognition and Visualization Technology of Landscape Architecture Heritage Based on Point Cloud Data, Shanghai Landscape Architecture Society, Science and Technology Progress Award, Second Prize, Ranked 1st

2019 Method of Recording and Visualizing Rural Landscape Heritage Spatial Information Based on Point Cloud Technology, Shanghai Landscape Architectural Society, Science and Technology Award, Science and Technology Paper (Book) Award, Second Prize, Ranked 1st

2018 Advanced Studies Visiting Fellowships, the University of Western Australia, Australia

2018 Scientific Research Grant for Central University – Interdisciplinary Research, Tongji University, [number 22120180065] USD: 30,000

2017 National Natural Science Foundation of China [number 51608369]. USD: 30,000

2015 Young Talents Program of Tongji University [number 0100219170]

Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd. And Key Laboratory of Ecology and Energy-saving Study of Dense Habitat (Tongji University), Ministry of Education under Grant [number 2015KY06]

2013 Postgraduate Grants-in-Aid Scheme, Creative Industries Faculty Conference Grant, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. PI. AU$1,800

2013 Field Trip and Outbound Student Mobility Programme Grant, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. PI. AU$2,000

2011 State Scholarship Fund, China Scholarship Council. PI. AU$ 61,200, PhD Scholarship, Queensland University of Technology, Australia. PI. AU$ 84,750


Publications:


Book and Book Chapter

Garden Heritage Digital Document: Heyuan Garden in Yangzhou, Shanghai: Tongji University Press (first author)

Department of Landscape Architecture, Tongji University, (2018) Three Chapters of Gardening by CHEN Congzhou陈从周造园三章, Shanghai: Tongji University Press, 2018 (executive editor)

Routledge Handbook of Cultural Landscapes, edited by Cari Goetcheus and Steve Brown. Taylor & Francis/ Routledge (in press) (chapter author)


Journal Article

Xiaotong Guo, Chen Yang*, Feng Han, Research on Digital Record and Innovative Conservation of Cultural Landscape Heritage, Chinese Landscape Architecture, 2020, 36(11):84-89

Chen Yang, Xiaorong Han, Ballarat 2.0: Research on the Digital Heritage Information Services of Historic Urban Landscapes, Chinese Landscape Architecture, 2020, 36(10):29-34

Chen Yang, Kelly Greenop, Introduction: Applying a Landscape Perspective to Digital Cultural Heritage, Built Heritage, 2020, 4(2): 1-4

Chen Yang, Feng Han*, A Digital Information System for Cultural Landscapes: The Case of Slender West Lake Scenic Area in Yangzhou, China, Built Heritage, 2020, 4(3): pp. 1-14

Yujie Cao, Chun Liu*, Chen Yang, Yuan Zhou, Mengchi Ai, Pattern identification and analysis for the traditional village using low altitude UAV-borne remote sensing: multifeatured geospatial data to support rural landscape investigation, documentation and management, Journal of Cultural Heritage, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.culher.2019.12.013 1296-2074, (SCI, A&HCI)

Yang, Chen, Feng Han*, Leigh Shutter, Hangbin Wu, (2019) Capturing Spatial Patterns of Rural Landscapes with Point Cloud, Geographical Research, 2019. Doi:10.1111/1745-5871.12381 (SSCI)

Yang, Chen, Feng Han*, (2019) Experience on Developing Heritage Landscape Documentation Systems in America and its Implications, Chinese Landscape Architecture,2019(6): 20-24. 美国遗产景观档案系统化建设的经验及启示,《中国园林》

Yang, Chen, Feng Han*, Hangbin Wu, Zhuo Chen, (2019) Heritage Landscape Information Model (HLIM): Towards a Contextualised Framework for Digital Landscape Conservation in China, the International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-2/W15, 2019, 27th CIPA International Symposium ‘Documenting the past for a better future’, 1-5 September 2019, Avila, Spain

Yang, Chen, Feng Han, (2018) Digital Heritage Landscapes: Research on Spatial Character of the Grand Rockery of Yuyuan Garden in Shanghai based on 3D Point Cloud Technologies, Chinese Landscape Architecture, 2018(11):20-24. 数字化遗产景观:基于三维点云技术的上海豫园大假山空间特征研究,《中国园林》

Ren, Wei, Feng Han, Chen Yang, (2018) Sustainable Development of Rural Landscape Heritage in UK--Taking Chastleton House and Garden in England as an Example, Chinese Landscape Architecture, 2018(11): 15-19 英国乡村景观遗产可持续发展模式——以英国查尔斯顿庄园为例,《中国园林》

Yang, Chen, Feng Han, Chun Liu (2018). Digital Methods for Recognizing Spatial Patterns of Rural Landscape Heritage with Point Cloud Technology, Landscape Architecture, September 2018(05):37-42. 基于点云技术的乡村景观遗产空间信息记录与可视化方法研究,《风景园林》

Yang, Chen (2018). Experiences on Developing Heritage Landscape Documentation Systems in America and Its Implications, Chinese Landscape Architecture, December, 2017 (accepted) 美国遗产景观档案系统化建设的经验及启示,《中国园林》

Yang, Chen, Feng Han, Leigh Shutter (2018). Capturing Spatial Patterns of Traditional Rural Landscapes with 3D Point Cloud – Case Studies of Tunpu Villages in Guizhou Province, China, Conference Proceedings, Digital Cultural Heritage: Future Visions 2017 Conference, Brisbane, Australia. April 2017

Yang, Chen (2017) Digital Heritage Landscapes – The Digital Historic Urban Landscape Practice in Ballarat Australia and its Innovativeness, Chinese Landscape Architecture, June 2017(6):83-88. 数字化遗产景观澳大利亚巴拉瑞特城市历史景观数字化实践及其创新性,《中国园林》

Yang, Chen (2016) Extracting Spatial Information of Heritage Gardens from Boundary Paintings based on 3D Mapping Technologies, Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Archaeology, Computer Graphics, Cultural Heritage and Innovation, Valencia (Spain), Sept 2016

Yang, Chen (2016) Towards a Contextualised Framework of Heritage Landscape Information Modeling (HLIM) in China, Conference Proceedings, 4th International Symposium on Cultural Heritage Conservation and Digitization, Beijing, August 2016

Yang, Chen (2016) Preliminary Study on Heritage Landscape Information Modelling, Conference Proceedings, 2016 Annual Meeting of ChineseSociety of Landscape Architecture (CHSLA), Nanning, Sept 2016

Yang, Chen, Jeannie Sim, & Gillian Lawson (2016) Deciphering Historic Landscapes: A Case of Slender West Lake in Yangzhou, China, Landscape Research, 41(1):95-112. (SSCI)

Yang, Chen, Feng Han (2015). A GIS-Based Approach for Heritage Landscape Assessment and Conservation, The 2nd Symposium of Digital Landscape Architecture, Nanjing, 47-56

Yang, Chen (2015) Using an ‘Interpretative Model’ for Contextual Design of Heritage Landscape Database: The Case of St Helena Island National Park in Queensland Australia. Geographical Research, 53(3):321-335. (SSCI)

Yang, Chen, Gillian Lawson, Jeannie Sim (2015) Digitisation of Scenic and Historic Interest Areas in China, Conference proceedings, ISPRS Annals of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume II-5/W3, 2015, 25th International CIPA Symposium 2015, 31 August – 04 September 2015, Taipei

Han, Feng, Chen Yang, Hong Li, (2015) Global Trends and Local Responses: WHITRAP is Promoting UNESCO World Heritage Sustainable Tourism Program in China, World Heritage, 7:90-91

Yang, Chen (2014) Using a Multi-Purpose GIS to Integrate Intangible Heritage into Cultural Landscape Management. Conference Proceedings of the 18th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, Florence, Italy

Yang, Chen, Jeannie Sim (2013) Deciphering Historic Landscapes: A Case of Slender West Lake in Yangzhou, China, Conference Proceedings of the 2013 Annual Conference of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, USA

Yang, Chen (2011) Interpretation of Landscape Character in the Chinese Cultural Context. Proceeding of the Forum of Graduate Students of Tongji University, Shanghai: Tongji University Press, pp335-339


Academic Presentation & Participation

2021 Yang, Chen (co-anchor of the Asia-Pacific Region), Our World Heritage Initiative, Transformational Impacts of Information Technology, 24 hours Globinar, 09 Jan 2021

2021 Yang, Chen, The Conservation and Innovative Development of Cultural Heritage in the Age of Digital Empowerment, Tongli Watertown Cultural Heritage Conservation Symposium, 22-23 May 2021

2019 Yang, Chen (co-convenor), digital cultural heritage: FUTURE VISIONS, a landscape perspective international conference, Shanghai China, 23-24 Nov 2019

2019 Yang, Chen,Digital Heritage Documentation: New Perspectives of Cultural Landscape Conservation, oral presentation, International Conference, digital cultural heritage: FUTURE VISIONS, a landscape perspective, Shanghai China, 23 Nov 2019

2019 Yang, Chen, From Çatalhöyük to Benzhai – The Evolution of Landscape Simulation Technologies and its Significance to Landscape Heritage Conservation, invited oral presentation, The fourth Digital Landscape Architecture Forum, Nanjing, Southeast University, 27 Oct 2019

2019 Yang, Chen, Digital Cultural Landscape Heritage: Conservation and Practices, invited oral presentation, 2019 Annual Meeting of Chinese Society of Landscape Architecture, Shanghai, 19 Oct 2019

2018 Yang, Chen, Digital Rural Landscape Conservation, oral presentation, Symposium on Sustainable Rural Area Development in Germany and China, Shanghai China, 26 Sep 2018

2018 Yang, Chen, Jane-Heloise Nancarrow, An Emotions-Informed Framework for the Digital Conservation of Heritage Landscapes, oral presentation, Third International Conference, the Future of Emotions: Conversations without Borders, Perth, Australia, 14-15 June 2018

2018 Han, Feng, Chen Yang, Digital Cultural Landscape Working Group, oral presentation, Annual Meeting of International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes, ICOMOS 19th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium, New Delhi, India, 11-15 December 2017

2017 Yang, Chen, Mapping Human-Nature Interactions in Traditional Rural Landscapes with Point Cloud Technologies, oral presentation, CIPA Ottawa 2017 International Symposium, Ottawa, Canada, 1 September 2017

2017 Yang, Chen,Capturing Spatial Patterns of Traditional Rural Landscapes with 3D Point Cloud – Case Studies of Tunpu Villages in Guizhou Province, China, oral presentation, Digital Cultural Heritage: Future Visions 2017 Conference, Brisbane, Australia. April 2017

2016 Yang, Chen, Towards a Contextualised Framework of Heritage Landscape Information Modeling (HLIM) in China, oral presentation, 4th International Symposium on Cultural Heritage Conservation and Digitization, Beijing, August, 2016

2015 Yang, Chen, A GIS-based Approach for Heritage Landscape Assessment and Conservation, oral presentation, Conference Presentations, Digital Landscape Architecture Symposium, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China

2015 Yang, Chen (peer reviewer), EDRA46 the 2015 Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, Los Angeles, USA

2014 Yang, Chen, Representation and Authenticity of Historic Landscapes in Australia and China, PhD Final Seminar, School of Design, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

2013 Yang, Chen(Session Chair), The 20th International Seminar on Urban form, Brisbane, Australia

2013 Yang, Chen, A GIS-based Approach for Mapping Cultural Landscapes, School of Architecture, BMS Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Deciphering Historic Landscapes: A Case Study in China, oral presentation, CELA Conference, University of Texas at Austin, USA

2012 Yang, Chen, The Digital Representation of Cultural Landscapes, IGNITE 12 Conference Presentations, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Australia