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Dong Wei


Dong Wei
is Vice Dean and UNESCO Chair in Cultural Management at Southeast University’s Department of Architecture in Nanjing, China. He was educated at the Xi’an Institute of Metallurgy and Building (now Xi’an Architecture University), the Traditional Architecture and Garden Design Institute of Xi’an and Nanjing Institute of Technology (now Southeast University). After obtaining his PhD at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, he was a post-doctoral researcher at Tsinghua University. In 1998, Professor Dong led the architectural survey of intact traditional buildings in the Xijin Ferry area in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province, which resulted in the 2001 Award of Merit for the restoration work. Professor Dong was also involved with the urban restoration of Zhongshan Road in Quanzhou, Fujian province, which was recognized with a 2001 Award of Merit.