School of Architecture
Architecture 301E: 956-3513
BS 1982, Tongji University, Shanghai
M.Arch. 1985, University of California, Berkeley
PhD 1992, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Miao’s China-related research interests include the identification and application of traditional Chinese spatial concepts in contemporary design, the formulation of urban design strategies for the high-density environment of Chinese and other Asian cities, and the criticism of modern Chinese architecture and urbanism. He also provides design consultation to architectural, landscape, and urban design projects in China.
ARCH 371 Asian Architecture and Culture
“The Multi-Layered Edge of the Sidewalk: Responses to the Crowded Streets of Asian Cities” Proceedings of the Third International Convention of Urban Planning, Housing, and Design “Cities of the 21st Century.” Singapore: Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture, School of Architecture, National University of Singapore, 1997. “A New Type of Node Space for Chinese Cities” Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Asia-Pacific Architecture “The Making of Public Places.” Honolulu: School of Architecture, University of Hawai’i, 1997. “The Other World and the Infinity: Two Landscape Designs” The Architect(Beijing) 73 (1996). “The Pairing of Interior and Exterior Spaces” Architectural Journal (Beijing) (April 1996). “In the Absence of Authenticity: An Interpretation of Contemporary Chinese Architecture” Nordisk Arkitekturforskning [Nordic Journal of Architectural Research] No. 3 (1995).