Team 团队

联合主持 | Co-Directors

程婧如 | Jingru (Cyan) Cheng

  • Transdisciplinary Design Researcher
  • Studio Tutor (ADS7), Royal College of Art (RCA), London
  • Co-Director, AA Wuhan Visiting School (2015-17)
  • AA PhD by Design & AA M.Phil Projective Cities 

Jingru (Cyan) Cheng is a transdisciplinary design researcher. The wide-ranging themes include, non-canonical histories and socio-spatial models, diverse ways of cultural knowing and being, aesthetic agency, and modes of co-existence and affinity between human and non-human. She is currently developing RIPPLE RIPPLE RIPPLING towards a methodological framework of articulating non-discursive bodily knowledge at the intersection of architecture, anthropology, performance and filmmaking.

Cyan co-leads an architectural design studio (ADS7) at the Royal College of Art, exploring politics of the atmosphere. She holds a PhD by Design and an M.Phil Projective Cities from the Architectural Association (AA) in London, and was the co-director of AA Wuhan Visiting School 2015-17. Cyan also runs an independent cultural exchange platform, ACROSS Architecture, since 2014.

Cyan received commendations by the RIBA President’s Awards for Research from the Royal Institute of British Architects, in 2018 and 2020, respectively. Her work has been exhibited at Driving the Human: 21 Visions for Eco-social Renewal (2021), Critical Zones: Observatories for Earthly Politics (2020-22), Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (2019), Venice Architecture Biennale (2018) and Beijing Design Week (2016 & 2015), and included in the Architectural Association’s permanent collection.

占晨|Chen Zhan

  • Architect ARB/RIBA
  • Anthropologist & Independent Filmmaker
  • AA Dip., RIBA Part I & II
  • RIBA Part III, University of Westminster
  • MA Anthropology, SOAS, University of London

Chen Zhan is an architect, anthropologist and independent filmmaker with a deep interest in forging transdisciplinary conversations that contribute to the imagination of the future.

As an architect, Chen worked at the award-winning British design firm Heatherwick Studio on projects across different scales and sectors internationally. In particular, Chen dedicated three years to the realisation of the Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre in Leeds, a timber-framed building with buoyant gardens that creates an environment of healing as a home for everyone affected by cancer. Since completion in 2019, it received many awards in honour of its architectural design and the extraordinary contribution to seeding hope.

Beyond architecture, Chen’s work consists of two parts—one develops a critical analysis of future-making through intersections between design, material culture and consumerism; the other follows a visual anthropological approach that adopts filmmaking as a means of storytelling and knowledge production. Chen’s film practice focuses on the socio-political struggle of the marginalised through the lens of the everyday. Her short documentary Ahmad reveals the true story of a Lebanese asylum seeker who rebuilds his life through cooking and sharing food with Londoners. The film premiered at the London International Documentary Festival (LIDF 2019).


乔婧 | Jing Qiao

  • BA(Hons), AA Dip.
  • ARB/RIBA Charted Architect
  • Design Tutor, Sheffield School of Architecture

Jing Qiao is a qualified Architect currently practising in Sheffield and London as well as a design tutor at Sheffield School of Architecture, The University of Sheffield. She has previously worked at Hawkins Brown Architects in London on a diverse sectors of built projects in the UK, including infrastructure, residential, regeneration and education. Jing gained her BA with First Class Honours at the University of Sheffield in 2010 and she then completed her diploma studies at the AA in 2013 with High Pass in Technical Studies. She has a strong interest in architecture and city through the perspective of political, social and historical differences and conflicts, and this has led her to initiate ACROSS Architecture, a platform to discover and share architectural ideas in different cultural context. Jing is an active thinker and carries research in the academic field. She has published several articles and interviews at ArchiCreation Journal, Time + Architecture, New Architecture and Urban Flux.

程婧如 | Jingru (Cyan) Cheng

  • Transdisciplinary Design Researcher
  • Studio Tutor (ADS7), Royal College of Art (RCA), London
  • Co-Director, AA Wuhan Visiting School (2015-17)
  • AA PhD by Design & AA M.Phil Projective Cities 

区域召集人 | Regional Convenors




程婧如 | Jingru (Cyan) Cheng

AA PhD by Design & M.Phil Projective Cities
- Studio Tutor (ADS7), Royal College of Art (RCA), London

占晨 | Chen Zhan

AA Dip., RIBA Part I & II 
- ARB / RIBA Charted Architect, UK.
- Anthropologist and Independent Filmmaker


苏夏 | Xia Su

AA Emtech
- Chief Designer, ABAR, Beijing, China


林晨 | Chen Lin

- 合伙人, TOPOS DESIGN CLANS, Shanghai, China

Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Macao & Taiwan

高岩 | Yan Gao

- 主持建筑师 / 副教授,iDEA, Shenzhen, China

特别贡献 | Past Contributors

黄胤俊 | Yijun Huang

王禹惟 | Yuwei Wang

曹筱袤 | Xiaomao Cao

黄琪珊 | Qishan Huang

李光远 | Guangyuan Li

林菊莲 | Julian Lin

翁熠 | Yi Yvonne Weng

洪于翔 | Yu- Hsiang Hung

王欣 | Xin Wang

赵力群 | Liqun Zhao

吴静明 | Jingming Wu

杨磊 | Lei Yang

陳璽尹 | Sinead HY Chen

蔣雅郁 | Ya-Yu Chiang

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