HERITAGE Asia – Pacific (heritAP)

A Network of Heritage Practitioners supported by WHITRAP Shanghai

Prof. Yong SHAO
Country: China

Urban planning and design


College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University



Professional/Research Area(s):

College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University

Short Resume:

SHAO Yong is the Professor in the College of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University, National Research Center of Historic Cities. She is the vice president of ICOMOS-CIAV, expert member of ICOMOS-ISCEAH, the edition committee of Heritage Architecture and Built Heritage.
She has engaged in research, teaching and practical work on the protection and development of world cultural heritage, historical cities, towns and villages. She is the author of "The protection and Valorization of the Architectural, Urban and Landscape Heritage", "The Rural Future", "World Heritage in China-Historical City" and so on. She was awarded the "Knight of Arts and Letters" by the French Ministry of Culture in 2018.