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Department of Landscape Architecture, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University (THU) was founded in 1911, originally under the name “Tsinghua Xuetang”. As one of China’s most renowned universities, Tsinghua is an important institution for fostering talent and scientific research.

Department of Landscape Architecture
The landscape architecture education in Tsinghua SA started in 1951 with the "garden group", which was jointly organized by Tsinghua Department of Architecture, Beijing Agriculture University and the Construction Bureau of Beijing Municipal Government. The Department of Landscape Architecture was founded in 2003 and is now mainly responsible for teaching and research in landscape architecture, providing master and PhD programs. By the end of 2012, the Department has 7 full-time teachers in five research orientations: theory and history of landscape architectural, garden and landscape design, landscape planning and ecological restoration, landscape architectural heritage preservation, related technical sciences.

School of Landscape Architecture, Beijing Forestry University

As the oldest and largest educational institution for Landscape Architecture in China, the School of Landscape Architecture at Beijing Forestry University (BFU) boasts the best teaching, research, and student performance in the country. The school currently combines five disciplines—Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Landscape Plants and Ornamental Horticulture, and Tourism Management, among which the Landscape Architecture program offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate levels as well as postdoc positions. This program was ranked No. 1 in the 2012 China Discipline Evaluation by the Ministry of Education. Since its founding in 1951, the School of Landscape Architecture at BFU has always been the most distinguished educational institution as well as research center in the development of Landscape Architecture of China. Its mission is to advance research and innovative design practices in the natural and built environments. Among a total number of 140 faculty members, 70 are in Landscape Architecture, including 17 professors, 25 associate professors, and 28 assistant professors/lecturers. Each year the LA program enrolls 350 BLA students, 146 MLA students, and 24 PhD students.
College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture of Peking University

Founded in 1898, Peking University was originally known as the Imperial University of Peking. It was the first national university covering comprehensive disciplines in China, and has been a leading institution of higher education in China since its establishment. It also served as the highest administration for education at the beginning of its founding.
College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture of Peking University
Peking University promulgated document to establish the college of architecture and landscape architecture on 25th, May, 2010. the college has cultivated 160 PhDs of human geography (landscape planning and design speciality), masters of science of architecture design and theory, masters of science of landscape architecture (MSLA), professional masters of landscape architecture (MLA, Master of Landscape architecture, the same below) in total, and dedicated framework teachers and senior designers for colleges and universities as well as famous planning and design companies.
Important Dates
Conference Date
May 26-29, 2017

Abstracts Submission Deadline
October 31, 2016

Full Paper Submission Deadline
March 25, 2017

Early Bird Registration Deadline
March 27, 2017

Online Registration Deadline
May 15, 2017

On-site Registration Date
May 25-27, 2017

Registration Cancellation Deadline
(Partial refund only)
April 3, 2017