Huiqing Kuang

Department of Landscape Architecture
Instructional Assistant Professor
ARCH 430

• Master of Landscape Architecture, University of Pennsylvania, 2007
• Master of Architecture, South China University of Technology, 2005
• Bachelor of Architecture, South China University of Technology, 2002

Huiqing Kuang is a Landscape Architect, and an Instructional Assistant Professor in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning. She focuses on placemaking: the creation of strong, vibrant, and environmentally sustainable communities. Her expertise lie in design visualization, digital technologies, green infrastructure, and design with native plants.

Huiqing holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a licensed landscape architect, and she has worked for OLIN in Philadelphia, PA (2011-2015), and SWA in Sausalito, CA (2007-2011). She also holds Master and Bachelor of Architecture from the Southern China University of Technology. She is an Architect in China and has worked at the Architecture Design & Research Institute in Guangzhou under Prof. He Jingtang. Her work has been awarded by the American Society of Landscape Architecture, the Society of College and University Planning, and China Engineering & Consulting Association.

Huiqing currently teaches undergraduate and graduate Design Communication courses, Visualization for Planners, undergraduate and graduate Design Studios (Principles and Planting Design), Introduction to Landscape Architecture; she also advises Capstone and Graduate Terminal Projects. Her teaching focuses on innovative techniques that explore the agency of representation in Landscape Architectural design. She embraces people-centered design approaches to create a sense of place that reflects the temporal, spatial and material complexity of the landscape.

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