architecture and urbanism
Donia Zhang is a Chinese-Canadian Author and Scholar of Architectural
Humanities based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. She is
the Director of the Neoland School of Chinese Culture and
Chinese Culture Publishing, the founding Editor-in-Chief of
the Journal of Chinese Architecture and Urbanism, and
a translator for the Journal of Chinese Humanities.
Donia has over 20 years of research experience in interdisciplinary
studies of architectural humanities and social sciences, particularly
the interrelations of housing, health, happiness, and cultural
sustainability. She has authored four scholarly books and
published over a dozen academic journal articles.
has seven years of work experience in the architectural industry
in Toronto and Chicago, and eleven years of teaching experience
in higher education in Ontario, Canada. The subjects she has
taught include: History of Art and Architecture, Interior
Design, AutoCAD, Chinese Urbanization under Socialist Market
Economy, among others.
is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University (BArch, MA, PhD)
in the UK and Brock University (MEd) in Canada. She has also
obtained a Verified Certificate of Achievement in The Architectural
Imagination from Harvard University | edX, and a Verified
Certificate of Achievement in Interpreting Vernacular Architecture
in Asia from the University of Hong Kong | edX. She is a former
associate at the City Institute at York University, Canada.
For more information, please visit her website.