YENSHENG HUANG

Associate Professor, Architectural History

Education: Princeton University, PhD; Princeton University, M.A.; Academia Sinica, M.S.; Tsinghua University, Dipl Architecture


Following the completion of his PhD, Mr. Huang first served as a research fellow at Cornell University and then came to teach full-time here at the University. Mr. Huang's courses include a survey of World Buddhist architecture, a seminar on urban development in East Asia since World War II, and East-West architecture. His research interests focus on the cross-cultural issues in architecture and architectural interactions between the East and the West. His course of comparative architecture is an effort to explore a comparative methodology in architectural history. In addition, the new class "Drawing of Historic Architecture" provides students with training and skills of free hand drawing mainly of historic buildings.