Roan Ching-yueh

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Bug Dome by WEAK! in Shenzhen, 2009.
Roan at the Shenzhen & Hong-Kong Bi-City Biennial of Architecture & Urbanism in 2009.

Roan Ching-Yueh (阮慶岳 born in 1958 in Taipei, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese architect, writer, curator and an Associate Professor of Department of Art Creativity and Development, Yuan Ze University.[1]

Books[edit]

He has published more than 20 books in both Taiwan and China, including architecture and literature writings. One of his novels, Lin Xiu-Zhi and Her Family, was included in the 10 best Chinese books of 2004 by Yazhou Zhoukan in Hong Kong.

Awards[edit]

He has won literary awards including Taiwan Literature Awards 2001, Taipei Literature Awards 2003 and Wu Yongfu Literature Awards 2003.[2]

The Taiwan Pavilion[edit]

Roan was the curator of Taiwan Pavilion in Venice Biennale 2006 of Paradise Revisited: Micro Cities and Non-Meta Architecture in Taiwan.[3] Roan is WEAK! together with Hsieh Ying-chun and Marco Casagrande.[4] The WEAK! operates an independent architectural research centre Ruin Academy as their headquarters in Taipei.[5]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] – Man Asian Literary Prize 2009
  2. ^ [2] – Indians dominate 2009 Man Asian Literary Prize longlist, IBN 2009
  3. ^ [3] – Ching-Yueh Roan, Yuan Ze University 2009
  4. ^ [4] – Dezeen: Bug Dome by WEAK! 2009
  5. ^ Illegal Architecture in Taipei – Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, Architizer 2011