Xingu Zhang

Adjunct Lecturer
Office: GEH A405



-ARCH 1101: Studio 1, Urbanism and Architecture

-ARCH 1302: Representation 2



Education Background

Illinois Institute of Technology
Master of Landscape Architecture

Hainan University
Bachelor of Agriculture



An adjunct professor at Wenzhou-Kean University’s Michael Graves College, Xingu Zhang has taught at Wenzhou University for 2 years.  Her influence has been felt at several landscape firms and architecture firms. Some projects of note include Baha’i Garden Renovation at Wilmette, Illinois, Austin Garden Environmental Education Center at Oak Park, Illinois, The University  of Chicago 5730s Woodlawn Renovation at Chicago, Illinois, Wenzhou Dalton Elementary School, Rainbow Education Plaza at Wenzhou, Wenzhou-Kean University CBPM West Garden, Wenzhou-Kean University GEH Garden Renovation, Wenzhou-Kean University ICE Bridges, Wenzhou-Kean University “ A ” Street Riverside Project.  She holds a master degree from IIT(Illinois Institute of Technology).

Xingu works as a full-time landscape architect at Campus Planning & Construction at Wenzhou-Kean University since 2017.  Under her supervision and management, several projects were built, such as Faculty Housing Landscape, Channel Landscape,  CBPM West Garden, ICE Bridges, “ A “Street Riverside, Gehekai Building Landscape,etc.


Academic Experience

Adjunct Professor, Wenzhou-Kean University

(2018 – Ongoing) Wenzhou, China

Adjunct Professor, Wenzhou University

(2016 – 2018) Wenzhou, China


Competitions, projects

EPA 2012 Campus RainWorks Challenge-First Place

Certificated by Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Resolution

Certificated by ASLA(American Society of Landscape Architects)



“The Benefits and Difficulties of International Practice- American Landscape Architecture Firms Practice in China.” — Business & Luxury Travel Journal (2019)

“The Major Flaw of China’s Fast Urban Developing,2003-2013”

— Business & Luxury Travel Journal (2019)



-IIT Open House (2014)

Making Metropolitan2 “24/7 Mixed-Use City”

-IIT Open House (2013)

Campus RainWorks Challenge

-IIT Open House (2012)

Nine trees project