Huiqing Kuang

Department of Landscape Architecture
Instructional Assistant Professor
415-632-7704

• 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 Lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture, and a Landscape Architect. She focuses on placemaking to create 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 School of Design, where she won the George M. Boughton Prize. She also holds and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Southern China University of Technology. As a registered Landscape Architect, she has worked for OLIN (Philadelphia, PA, 2011-2015) and SWA (Sausalito, CA, 2007-2011). Her work has been awarded by the American Society of Landscape Architecture (Ningbo Eco Corridor, China) and the Society of College and University Planning (Saieh Hall for Economics, The University of Chicago, IL).

Huiqing currently teaches Introduction to Landscape Architecture (LAA1920), undergraduate and graduate Design Communication courses (LAA2376c, 2379c, 4394 & 4362), introductory design studio (LAA2360c); and she advises 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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