Charles Tzu-Wei Chiang

Charles Tzu Wei Chiang / Assistant Professor

Education Background:

  • Ph.D. The University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Ms.AUD. Columbia University, USA
  • B. Arch. University of New South Wales, Australia

 

Professional Experience:

Charles worked globally, Perkins + Will in New York, Sou Fujimoto Architects and Kengo Kuma Associates in Tokyo, Urban Regeneration Center in Taipei, and experienced in various scale of design projects and competitions. He solo traveled around the world for 2 years and self-learnt architecture and urban environment from 75 countries; Prior to current position, he worked as senior planner for Taipei city government and responsible for projects including design of social housing and development of urban regeneration. Research directions including: Collective housing in Taiwan, Theory of aging society, Design methodology, and International competition. Received awards including eVolo, IDA, AMP, Biomimicry from USA, A’Award, CODE from Italy, Volume Zero from India, Goden Pin from Taiwan.

Research Fields :

  • Architectural Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Collective Housing
  • Theory of Aging Society
  • International Design Competition

Teaching Courses:(Chinese/English)

  • Design Studio
  • Architectural Planning
  • Theory and analysis on residential environment
  • Theory of Aging Society

Research Publication:

  • Chih-ming Shih, …, Charles Tzu Wei Chiang, …, 2021,  Digital Placemaking for Urban Regeneration: Identification of Historic Heritage Values in Taiwan and Baltic, Urban Planning (ESCI/Q1)
  • Charles Chiang, 2021, Establishing Design Exercise as Guidance for Design Development in Architectural Pedagogy, Architectural Institute of Taiwan (TSSCI)
  • Charles Chiang, 2020, From Local Culture to Urban Regeneration: Digital Platform for Connectivity, Taiwan-Latvia-Lithuania cooperation project, Online Conference: Up-to-date Information Systems in Urban Regeneration
  • Charles Chiang, I-Hsu Chiu, 2020, Development of Design Thinking in Architectural Rapid Design by Case Study, Symposium of Research – Architectural Institute of Taiwan
  • Sarai Escandon, Charles Chiang, 2020, Study of Space Syntax Analysis for Waterfront Park in Cancun, Symposium of Research – Architectural Institute of Taiwan
  • Chi Liu, Charles Chiang, 2020, Study of Storage Space in Nan Chi Chang Resettled Tenement Communities,Symposium of Research – Architectural Institute of Taiwan
  • Charles Chiang, 2019, Site Observation and Analysis for Application of Teaching in Architectural Design, Symposium of Research – Architectural Institute of Taiwan
  • Charles Chiang, 2019, Application of Open Building Theory for Architectural Planning in Relation to Family Life Cycle, Architectural Institute of Taiwan (TSSCI)
  • Charles Chiang, Otsuki Toshio, 2016, Space Arrangement of Entertainment Facility Regarding of Elderly Behavior in Taiwan, Architectural Institute of Japan Conference
  • Charles Chiang, Otsuki Toshio, 2015, Behavior of Elderly in Relation to Circulation Movement, Architectural Institute of Japan Conference
  • Charles Chiang, Otsuki Toshio, 2014, A System of Elderly Gathering Platform in Taipei, Architectural Institute of Japan Conference

 

Competition Awards:

  • Charles Chiang, Alejandro Moreno, eVolo skyscraper Competition, 3rd Place, USA, 2020
  • Charles Chiang, Alejandro Moreno, Fondation-Jacques-Rougerie International Design Competition, France, 1 Prize, 2020
  • Charles Chiang, A’ Design Award & Competition, Honorable Mention, Italy, 2019
  • Charles Chiang, Alejandro Moreno, eVolo skyscraper Competition, Honorable Mention, USA, 2019
  • Charles Chiang, Alejandro Moreno, Architecture MasterPrize, Winner, USA, 2019
  • Charles Chiang, Alejandro Moreno, Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, Merit, USA, 2019
  • Charles Chiang, Alejandro Moreno, IDA: International Design Awards, Bronze Prize, USA, 2019
  • Charles Chiang, Alejandro Moreno, CODE: Competition for Designers, Winner, Italy, 2019
  • Charles Chiang, Alejandro Moreno, Goden Pin Design Award, Finalist, Taiwan, 2019

 

Competition Awards (Adviser):

  • Jyh Luen Chern, Architecture MasterPrize, Best of the Best, USA, 2020
  • Chi Liu, IDA, Bronze in Architecture Categories, USA, 2020
  • Chi Liu, Architecture MasterPrize, Honorable Mention, USA, 2020
  • Sarai Escandon, Architecture MasterPrize, Honorable Mention, USA, 2020
  • Sarai Escandon, iF Design Talent Award, Winner, Germany, 2020
  • Jyh Luen Chern, Chia Yi Lin, Pei Yun Guo, Pei Chun Lee, New York Art Directors Club Annual Awards, Merit, USA, 2020
  • Jyh Luen Chern, Chia Yi Lin, Pei Yun Guo, Pei Chun Lee, ETToday Award: MRT Station Design and Curation Competition, First Prize, Taiwan, 2020
  • Chi Liu, Charles Chiang, Symposium of Research – Architectural Institute of Taiwan, Outstanding Research Award, 2020
  • Chi Liu, Decor House Award, Finalist, Taiwan, 2020
  • Pei Chi Tsai, Chao Chun Kung, Architecture MasterPrize, Winner, USA, 2019
  • Pei Chi Tsai, Chao Chun Kung, Volume Zero Competition, 2nd Prize, India, 2019
  • Jyh Luen Chern, 2019 Asian Building New War, Finalist, Taiwan, 2019

 

E-mail: ctw@mail.ntust.edu.tw

Tel: (02)2730-3213

Office:RB-809-2