Room 502, Building C, CAUP, Tongji Univ.

Research Fields

  • Architecture History, Architecture Conservation

Research Positions:

  • ZHANG Peng is associate professor in the Department of Architecture. His courses focus on historic preservation technology, design and modern architectural history. ZHANG Peng's research interests include theory, design and techniques of architectural conservation and architecture history. His writings, ranging from conservation design cases including EXPO2010 industrial heritage rehabilitation, to the analysis of the bund space evolution, have appeared in a number of journals including Architecture Journal and Time Architecture. His published his first book Physical Foundations of City Form: A Study on the Relationship between Municipal Construction and Transformation of Urban Space in the International Settlement of Shanghai in 2008. In 2013, he translated the book Contemporary Conservation Theory. He also contributed to the book Material Restoration Guideline of Historic building in 2014.

  • ZHANG Peng finished some important research and design projects in conservation including the Conservation Management Guidelines for Traditional Courtyard Houses and Environment in the Ancient City of Pingyao, Restoration of the Ancient City Gate of Danzhou. He got several awards including Holcim Asia-pacific Golden Award in 2005 and UNESCO Asia-pacific award of conservation in 2010.

  • ZHANG Peng is the board member of the Historic Building Conservation Committee of the Architectural Society of Shanghai, China.

Grants and Awards

  • UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards, Honorable Mention, 2010 (6th participant)

  • HOLCIM Sustainable Architecture Asia- Pacific Golden Award, 2005 (2nd participant)

  • Excellent Research (PhD Thesis) of Shanghai, 2009

  • Technological Award from the Ministry of Education, China, Silver Prize, 2004 (6th participant)

  • Technological Award from Shanghai Municipal, Bronze Prize, 2008 (2nd participant)

Current Courses

  • Conservation Technology

  • Conservation Design

  • Final Design

  • Historic Environment Survey

  • Architectural Design II (in Conservation, for Graduate Students)



  1. ZHANG Peng, Physical Foundations of City Form – a Study on the Relationship between Municipal Construction and Transformation of Urban Spaces in the International Settlement of Shanghai, Published by Tongji Press, 2008

  2. Salvador Munoz Vinas, Zhang Peng (Translaor), Contemporary Theory of Conservation, Published by Tongji Press, 2012


  1. ZHANG Peng, SU Xiangkun, The Study on Pathology of Historic Buildings Enclosing Structures with infrared Thermography, Proceedings of 2013 international Youth Forum and Conference on Cultural heritage Conservation, Taipei, 2013

  2. ZHANG Peng, WU Xiaojing, The Research on Conservation & Rehabilitation of Industrial Architectural Heritage under the Policy of Transformation Background, Proceedings of 2013 Xi'an International Conference of Modern Architecture Heritage Conservation, Xi'an, 2013

  3. ZHANG Peng, Architectural Heritage in Changing Scenes - Conservation and Renovation of Industrial Relics on Puxi Area of the Site of Expo 2010 Shanghai, Time Architecture 2009-04

  4. ZHANG Peng, LIU Min, CHEN Xi, Alternative Rejuvenation of an Old House:Translocation,Conservation and Reuse of Historic Building in Qingshuiwan, Architecture Journal, 2009-06

  5. ZHANG Peng, The Theory and Practice of Hypermedia Technology in Architecture Education, New Architecture, 2000-10

  6. ZHANG Peng, Experiencing the Sense of Place – An Study of Lan Kwai Fong, New Architecture, 2001-01

  7. CHANG Qing, ZHANG Peng, WANG Hongjun, The Experiment of "Bund Origin"- Conservation and Renewal of the Former British Consulate Area, New Architecture, 2002-02

  8. ZHANG Peng, An Analysis of the Vicissitude of the Bund Space in Modern Shanghai, Journal of Southeast University, 2005

  9. TANG Zhong, ZHANG Peng, Monitor System Design of the Scientific Conservation of Baoguo Temple, Oriental Architecture Heritage, 2007

  10. ZHANG Peng, Research on the Course of Conservation Techniques, Journal of Architecture Education, 2008-08

  11. ZHANG Peng, Research on the Course of Historic Building Documentation, Proceedings of Symposium on the Preservation and Restoration of Ancient Architectural Heritage, 2008-12

  12. ZHANG Peng, A Comparative Research on the Regulations of City Municipality About Historic Building Conservation in China, Proceedings of International Conference on Urban Sustainability 2008

  13. ZHANG Peng, The Scientific Dimension of Conservation – A Book Review of "The Conservation and Structural Restoration of Architectural Heritage", Time Architecture, 2009-05

  14. ZHANG Peng, Public-Private Space / Sino-Foreign Contest and the Space Evolution of the Bund, Shanghai, Tongji University Journal, 2009-06

  15. ZHANG Peng, Pathology Analysis of Historic Building based on GIS, Proceedings of Symposium on Digital Technology of Architectural Education, 2010-08

  16. ZHANG Peng, Teaching Research on the Final Design Studio of the Program of Architecture Conservation, Proceedings of 2010 National Conference on Architecture Education

Current Positions

  • Associate Director of Architecture Department, College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP), Tongji University