Name: Zhu Lei
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Professional Title: professor and postgraduate advisor for the School of Architecture, Southeast University, director of Department of Architecture Department
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Research direction: architectural design and theory;theory and design of architectural space

Zhu Lei, Winner of the 10th “Young Architect Award” of Architectural Society of China, is one of the first batch of Zijin Cultural and Creative Talents in Jiangsu Province. Since 1997, he has been teaching in School of Architecture of Southeast University, focusing on the design and theory courses of undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has been visiting scholar of MIT in the United States and Aichi Institute of Technology in Japan.

The main research direction is architectural design and its theory. He insists on taking design research as the core, architectural “space” as the clue, paying attention to relevant design philosophy and operation methods, and placing them in the reality of contemporary China, exploring the autonomy of architecture and the possibility of its development at present. He has published monographs Operation of Space: A Reflection of Modern Architectural Space Design and Pedagogy (Second Edition), Architectural Theory and Design: Space, Architectural Design: 2nd Year (Second Edition), Seven Themes on Commemoration: Design Practice and Reflection of Contemporary Funeral and Interment Space; published more than 30 papers; won more than 10 national and provincial design awards; presided over and participated in 9 projects of national scientific research and national construction standard preparation; presided over the design teaching program which have been awarded the excellent teaching course or works of Steering Committee of Architectural Society of China for 8 times. Teaching design works under his guidance were awarded more than 30 awards at home and abroad including the First Prize of 2013 Future International Competition. He is also one of the main winners of the First Prize of 2018 National Teaching Achievement.