SUN Chengyu

Associate Professor

CAUP D201, Tongji University

Research Fields

  • Digital Design in Architecture

Research Profile

  • Behavioral modelling

  • Performance-based design

  • CAAD tools development

  • VR-based design communication

Grands and Awards

  • National Natural Science Foundation Project “Study of inducement on evacuation behavior from visual architectural cues for public built environment”(ID 51008212),2011-2013

  • National Natural Science Foundation Project “Study of ecological effects of high rising forms”(ID 51078267),2011-2013

Current Courses

  • Introduction on digital design methods

  • Visualization of CAAD

  • Generation of CAAD


  1. Chengyu SUN,Bauke de Vries,Width: an indispensable factor in selection of emergency exit door,Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design,2013,40(1):63-77.

  2. Chengyu Sun,Bauke de Vries,Wenfeng Bai,Tuo Hu,A Comparative Study on Choice Modeling Framework for Evacuation Simulation,15th International Conference, CAAD Futures, 2013:274-285, 上海, 2013.7.3-2013.7.5

  3. C. Sun: 2009. Architectural Cue Model in evacuation simulation for underground space design, ISBN 978-90-6814-615-8, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven Press.

  4. C. Sun, B. de Vries: 2009. Automated human choice extraction for evacuation route prediction, Automation in Construction, 18, 6, p751-761

  5. C. Sun, B. de Vries, and Q. Zhao: 2008. Measure the Evacuees’ Preference on Architectural Cues by CAVE. In: 9th International Conference on Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning 7-10 July 2008 - The Netherlands.

  6. C. Sun, B. de Vries, Q. Zhao: 2008. Architectural Cue Model in Evacuation Simulation for Underground Space. In W. W. F. Klingsch, C. Rogsch, A. Schadschneider, M. Schreckenberg (eds), Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2008, pp. 627-640. Heidelberg: Springer.

  7. C. Sun, B. de Vries and J. Dijkstra: 2007. Measuring Human Behaviour Using A Head-CAVE. In A Dong, A Vande Moere & JS Gero (eds), CAAD Futures ’07, 501-511.

  8. C. Sun, B. de Vries, Z. Tang, J. Dijkstra: 2007. A Decision Making Model Of The Doorway Clue For An Agent’s Evacuation Simulation. In Ivan Zelinka, Z. Oplatkova, A. Orsoni (eds), Proceedings of the 21-th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation ECMS 2007, Prague, pp. 176-180.

  9. C. Sun, B. de Vries: 2006. An Architecture-Based Model for Underground Space Evacuation. In W Borutzky, A Orsoni, R Zobel (eds), Proceedings of the 20-th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation ECMS 2006, Bonn, pp. 578-583.