Li Daozeng is confirmed dead at the age of 90.
Li was best known as a Chinese architect.
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Li Daozeng
Born(1930-01-19)January 19, 1930
Shanghai, China
DiedMarch 19, 2020(2020-03-19) (aged 90)
Beijing, China
Alma materTsinghua University
Scientific career
FieldsArchitecture
InstitutionsTsinghua University
Doctoral advisorLiang Sicheng
Chinese name
Chinese
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Li.
Li Daozeng (Chinese: 李道增; pinyin: Lǐ Dàozēng; January 19, 1930 - March 19, 2020) was a Chinese architect who was a professor and doctoral supervisor at Tsinghua University. He was a member of the Architectural Society of China.
Contents
1 Biography
2 Architectural works
3 Honours and awards
4 References
5 External links
Biography
Li was born in Shanghai, on January 19, 1930, while his ancestral home in Hefei, Anhui. In 1952 he graduated from Tsinghua University, where he studied architecture under Liang Sicheng. After graduation, he taught at the university, where he was promoted to associate professor in 1979 and to full professor in 1983. He became director of the Department of Architecture in 1983 and dean of the School of Architecture in 1988. In 1993, he was hired as a visiting professor at Carnegie Mellon University in the United States. On March 19, 2020, he died of an illness in Beijing.
Architectural works
Beijing Tianqiao Theater
China Children Theatre
New Tsinghua School
Honours and awards
1999 Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE)
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