Yung Ho Chang

Architect

1956 –

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Who is Yung Ho Chang?

Yung Ho Chang is a Chinese-American architect and Professor of MIT Architecture. He formerly served as the Head of the Department of Architecture at MIT.

He studied at the Nanjing Institute of Technology before moving to the US. Then he received his M.Arch. from the University of California, Berkeley and taught in the US for 15 years before returning to Beijing to establish China's first private architecture firm, Atelier FCJZ. He has exhibited internationally as an artist as well as architect and is widely published, including the monograph Yung Ho Chang/Atelier Feichang Jianzhu: A Chinese Practice. His interdisciplinary research focuses on the city, materiality, and tradition. He often combines his research activities with design commissions.

Before he came to MIT, he had also served as the Kenzo Tange Chair Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design as well as the Eliel Saarinen Chair Professor at University of Michigan.

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Born
1956
Beijing
Also known as
  • Yonghe Zhang
Nationality
  • China
  • United States of America
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Southeast University
  • Ball State University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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