Zhang Yichi in front of the    Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages   , University of Oslo.

Zhang Yichi in front of the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, University of Oslo.

ZHANG Yichi

Yichi is a landscape architect, garden and urban historian, and conservator with interest in transnational architecture production, modern Chinese urban and garden history, the history of British settlements in China, and conservation of historical garden and heritage sites. 

 He was a postdoctoral research 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. He is recipient of both the 13th Annual Mavis Batey Essay Prize, 2017 (the Garden Trust, the UK) and the Annual Awards for Post-Doctoral Scholars, 2017 (Geographical Society of New South Wales, Australia).

 In the ERC project, Yichi is in heading the research on the case study on transnational architecture production.