Yichi Zhang

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Academic interests

  • Transnational Architectural Production
  • Garden History
  • Chinese Urban History
  • Transnational Urban History
  • The History of Foreign Settlements in China
  • Conservation of Historical Gardens and Heritage Sites
  • Landscape Architecture

Background

Trained as a landscape architect, conservator and garden historian, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow (2019) at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (Yale University) and Research Fellow (2015) in Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University.

Prizes

  • Mavis Batey 13th Annual Essay Prize 2017, The Gardens Trust, United Kingdom (2017).
  • Annual Awards for Post-Doctoral Scholars, Geographical Society of New South Wales, Australia (2017).

External fellowships and grants

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship 2019, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, United Kingdom (2019).
  • Asia Study Grant 2019, National Library of Australia, Australia (2019).
  • Grant for ‘The 9th International Congress of the Italian Association of Urban History’, Italian Association of Urban History, Italy (2019).  
  • Humanities Travelling Fellowships 2018, Australian Academy of the Humanities, Australia (2018).
  • Fellowship for Symposium of ‘From Garden Art to Landscape Architecture- Traditions, Re-Evaluations and Future Perspectives’, German Association of Garden Art and Landscape Culture and Leibniz University of Hanover, Germany (2018).
  • Publication Grant, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University, Australia (2017).
  • 2015-2016 Summer Fellowship, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Trustees for Harvard University, United States (2015).
  • 2014–2015 Library Fellowship, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University, Australia (2014).

Selected publications

  • Zhang, Y., Wang, J., (2019) ‘Aerfang yu shijiu shiji Bali gongyuan jianshe’ [Jean-Charles Adolphe Alphand and the promenades in the nineteenth century Paris], Fengjingyuanlin [Landscape Architecture], 11, pp. 108-12 (in Chinese).
  • Zhang, Y., (2018) ‘From Enclosure to Necessity: The Functions of Public Parks in the International Settlement of Shanghai, 1842-1943’, Garden History, Vol 46, 2, pp.170-183.
  • Zhang, Y., (2018) ‘The Settler Urban Landscape of a British Concession— Victoria Park in Tianjin, China’, in Huang, Y. (ed.), Archiving Settler Colonialism: Culture, Race and Space, Routledge, pp. 49-66.
  • Zhang, Y., (2018) ‘Holes in the Wall’, in Golley, J. (ed.), China Story Yearbook 2017, Australian Centre on China in the World, Australian National University, pp. 200–1.
  • Zhang, Y., (2018) ‘Mapping the Urban Landscapes of Globalizing Encounters between Europe and Asia’, Newsletter of Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation, Spring, pp. 4–6.
  • Zhang, Y., (2015) ‘Cong wenren jishi tiyong kan Kang-Yong-Qian shiqi Tianjin yanshang sijia yuanlin de zhuanzhe’ [Studying the Transformation of Tianjin Salt Merchant’s Private Garden in Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Regions through the Literary Lyrics and Poems at that Time], in Wang, Z.L. (ed.), Jiuhe xunzhen [Searching Treasures among the Nine Rivers], Tianjin Ancient Book Press, pp. 174–89 (in Chinese).
  • Zhang, Y., (2013) ‘Cong wenren jishi tiyong kan Kang-Yong-Qian shiqi Tianjin yanshang sijia yuanlin de zhuanzhe’ [Studying the Transformation of Tianjin Salt Merchant’s Private Garden in Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Regions through the Literary Lyrics and Poems at that Time], Zhongguo yuanlin [Chinese Landscape Architecture], 210, pp. 87–91 (in Chinese).
  • Zhang, Y., (2011), ‘Cong “Dongyuan xijian” dao “Xiyuan dongjian”’ [From “Eastern Landscape Designers Learn from the West” to “Western Landscape Designers Learn from the East”], Fengjing yuanlin [Landscape Architecture], 2, pp. 145–6 (in Chinese).
  • Arapi, N., Augustini, M., De Roey, N. and Zhang, Y., (2011) ‘Hotel Jussiant, Antwerp’, Newsletter of Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation, Autumn, pp. 26–8.
  • Zhang, Y., (2010), ‘Tianjin shouzuo zujie gongyuan – Weiduoliya gongyuan’ [The First British Concession Garden of Tianjin-Victoria Garden], Xiandai yuanlin [Modern Landscape Architecture], 5, pp. 44–7 (in Chinese).
  • Zhang, Y., Meng, X. and Liu, X., (2008), ‘Beijing Qingdai yuanlin jianzhu zhong shijinchuang yingyong zhi yanjiu’ [The Multiform Windows Applied in Some Beijing Gardens of the Qing Dynasty], Zhongguo yuanlin [Chinese Landscape Architecture], 149, pp. 76–81 (in Chinese).
  • Zhang, Y. and Li, H. (2007), ‘Jiyu gongqiu pingheng fenxi Aoyunhui dui woguo huahui shichang de yingxiang’ [The Effect of the Olympic Games on the Flower Market in China based on the Balance between Supply and Demand], Xiandai yuanlin [Modern Landscape Architecture], 27, pp. 33–5 (in Chinese).
Tags: China, Landscape Architecture, Conservation, Garden History, Urban History, British history, Heritage, Architecture, 20th Century, Colonial History

Publications

  • Zhang, Yichi (2020). Transforming Urban Parks in the International Settlement of Shanghai at the Turn of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Zhongguo yuanlin.  ISSN 1000-6664.
  • Zhang, Yichi & Wang, Junzhe (2019). Jean-Charles Adolphe Alphand and the promenades in the nineteenth century Paris. Landscape Architecture.  ISSN 1673-1530.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2018). From Enclosure to Necessity: The Functions of Public Parks in the International Settlement of Shanghai, 1842-1943. Garden history.  ISSN 0307-1243.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2018). Holes in the Wall, In Linda Jaivin (ed.),  China Yearbook 2017: Prosperity.  ANU Press.  ISBN 9781760462024.  chapter.  s 200 - 1
  • Zhang, Yichi (2018). The Settler Urban Landscape of a British Concession— Victoria Park in Tianjin, China, In Yu-ting Huang & Rebecca Weaver-Hightower (ed.),  Archiving Settler Colonialism: Culture, Space and Race.  Routledge.  ISBN 9780815350965.  chapter.  s 49 - 66
  • Zhang, Yichi (2013). Studying the Transformation of Tianjin Salt Merchant’s Private Garden in Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Regions through the Literary Lyrics and Poems at that Time. Zhongguo yuanlin.  ISSN 1000-6664.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2011). From “Eastern Landscape Designers Learn from the West” to “Western Landscape Designers Learn from the East”. Landscape Architecture.  ISSN 1673-1530.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2010). The First British Concession Garden of Tianjin-Victoria Garden. Modern Landscape Architecture.  ISSN 1003-6997.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2008). The Multiform Windows Applied in Some Beijing Gardens of the Qing Dynasty. Zhongguo yuanlin.  ISSN 1000-6664.
  • Zhang, Yichi & Li, Huanming (2007). The Effect of the Olympic Games on the Flower Market in China based on the Balance between Supply and Demand. Modern Landscape Architecture.  ISSN 1003-6997.
  • Wang, Junzhe & Zhang, Yichi (2019). The Renewal of Xinmin Food Market under the Background of "Relieving Beijing of Functions Nonessential to Its Role as the Capital".
  • Zhang, Yichi (2019). Victoria Park in Tianjin: British Urbanism Shaped by Interaction during China’s Modernization.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2018). Mapping the Urban Landscapes of Globalizing Encounters between Europe and Asia. Newsletter of Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2018). The Parlor of the Metropolis Public Parks and Open Space in the British Concessions of China.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2017). From Decoration to Necessity: the Functions of the Public Parks in the British Concessions of China, 1842-1937.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2017). Islands in the City: Placing the British Settlements in China, 1845-1861.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2016). Sprouting from Various Flags: The Development Approaches of British and American Settlements in Shanghai and Tianjin, China.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2015). From Enclosure to Necessity: The Functions of the Public Parks in the International Settlement of Shanghai, 1842-1937.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2013). Constructing a Modern Memorial Landscape --- Tianjin Victoria Park: 1887–1945.
  • Arapi, Nora; Augustini, Merita; De Roey, Nena & Zhang, Yichi (2011). Hotel Jussiant, Antwerp. Newsletter of Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation.
  • Zhang, Yichi (2011). The Effect of Concession Garden to Landscape Architecture Development in Tianjin.
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