ZHANG Yue is Professor & Vice Chair of the Department of Urban Planning at the School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, in Beijing, China.
He has been Professor of Urban Planning at Tsinghua University since 2011. He was previously a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University (2008) and Lecturer/Associate Professor at Tsinghua University (2002-11).
He holds a Bachelor of Architecture (1996) and PhD in Urban Planning & Design (2003) from Tsinghua University.
He received the Gold Prize in the National Human Settlement Planning Competition (2011), 3rd prize in the National Urban Planning & Design Award (2009), Finalist Prize of the 2nd Living Steel Housing Competition of UIA and IISI (2007), 2nd prize of “La Manufacture Des Paysages”, France (2004), and the Grand Prix of the 3rd DBEW International Design Competition of Korea (2003).
He co-authored Foodscape Beijing (2004) with Shan Jun and has been published in journals including Proceedings of the National China Urban Planning Education Network (CUPEN), China City Planning Review, and Stadt Bauwelt.
He presented a paper in the workshop Retained diversity – Maintaining strengths while upgrading informal habitats at the 4th Holcim Forum (2013) in Mumbai and was a member of the LafargeHolcim Awards jury for region Asia Pacific in 2014.
Zhang Yue was winner of the Global LafargeHolcim Awards Bronze 2009 and LafargeHolcim Awards Gold 2008 Asia Pacific for Sustainable planning for a rural community, Beijing, China. He also won a LafargeHolcim Awards Acknowledgement 2017 for Maximize the Minimum: Baitasi urban regeneration in Beijing, China.