Xing Ruan

xing ruanDr. Xing Ruan is Professor and Director of Architecture at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. A scholar of international standing, his books include: Allegorical Architecture (2006), New China Architecture (2006); Topophilia and Topophobia (co-editor, 2007), and Skyplane (co-editor, 2009). He is co-editor, with Ronald Knapp, of the book series Spatial Habitus: Making and Meaning in Asia’s Architecture published by the University of Hawai’i Press. Xing has published on cultural history of housing, architecture and anthropology, vernacular architecture, architectural education, Louis Kahn and modern architecture, China’s pre-modern, modern and contemporary architecture, as well as Australian contemporary architecture.

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