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.
He has won literary awards including Taiwan Literature Awards 2001, Taipei Literature Awards 2003 and Wu Yongfu Literature Awards 2003.
The Taiwan Pavilion
Roan was the curator of Taiwan Pavilion in Venice Biennale 2006 of Paradise Revisited: Micro Cities and Non-Meta Architecture in Taiwan. Roan is WEAK! together with Hsieh Ying-chun and Marco Casagrande. The WEAK! operates an independent architectural research centre Ruin Academy as their headquarters in Taipei.
- Architecture of the WEAK! Robin Peckham, Kunsthalle Kowloon, 2009
- Cicada Nikita Wu, SZHK Biennale, 2009
- WEAK! Architecture News Plus, 2010