Lu Lin-Alicia

Office: GEH A202


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Education Background

Master of Architecture – Bergen Arkitekthøgskole

Bachelor of Architectural Studies – University of Auckland

with exchange to Technische Universität München



Alicia is currently a lecturer at Wenzhou Kean University. She studied Architecture in Norway(MArch), Germany and New Zealand(BArch), and had practiced at Studio Makkink and Bey(NL), Opa Form(NO), Beca Groups(NZ) and Kengo Kuma and Associates(JP). Her research and practice are centered around vernacular typology, the materiality of wood, its tradition and contemporary expression, the theory of Open Form and relevant experimental design methodology. She started to practice independently after coming back to China with her studio based in Dali, Yunnan.


Academic Experience

Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University – Part-time Tutor

Chongqing Vocational College of Art and Engineering – Part-time Lecturer

Beca Group Ltd – Architectural Designer

Opa Form – Architectural Designer

Studio Makkink & Bey – Internship

Kengo Kuma and Associates – Internship


Research Interests

Wooden Construction – traditional and contemporary

Vernacular Architecture – urban and rural typologies

Open Form Architecture, Migration and Immigrants