MA Hang
HITSGS Campus, Shenzhen University Town, (518050)
Ma Hang, Associate Professor, PhD, supervisor of doctorate candidate and master candidate
Primary study field: the ecological urban renovation, the theory and practice of city design, green architectural design and theory.
Since 2003, she already published over 60 academic papers on the domestic and foreign academic journals and conferences, and published two academic manuscripts (as the first author), and translated two academic works (as the first translator); and she has presided and participated 12 projects of national, provincial and ministerial levels, and presided 30 urban design and architectural design projects. As the Chinese representative, she attended several international cooperation projects with Italy and German institutes. She often affords presentations at the International Conferences.
Since 2007 she began to afford the instruction for the master candidates, and since 2013, she became the tutor of the doctorate candidates. Meanwhile, as an assistant mentor she guides one post doctorate fellow. She has established the substantive exchanges and cooperation with the University of Kassel in Germany, and attained the German Academic Exchange Center (DAAD) postdoctoral fellowship support from 2011 November to 2012 February period in Germany and carried out the project of "the comparative study of the abandoned industrial area city renewal policy and practice between Germany and China". She keeps touch with the academic communication with Kassel University (Germany), Hamburg harbor university (Germany), Berlin Technical University (Germany), Italy Milano, etc.
Urban Renovation
Urban Design
Green Architectural Design
D.E. in European Urban Studies, Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany.
Thesis: the “Village” in Shenzhen-Persistence and Transformation of An Old Social System in An Emerging World City
M.E. in Architecture of Design and Theory, Architecture College, Tianjin University, China.
Thesis: City’s safe Dwelling Environment
B.E. in Department of Architecture, Jilin Architecture Technology College
Associate Professor, supervisor of doctorate candidate and master candidate. School of Urban Planning and Management, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School
Post-doctorate researcher, School of Architecture, urban planning and landscape design, Kassel University
Architect(Middle-level Certificate of Architect), College of Architecture Shenzhen University
Architect(Primary-level Certificate of Architect), Architecture Design Institute of Jilin Province
The member of the Architectural Society of China
The member of China Association of City Planning(CACP)
The member of the Urban Planning Society of Shenzhen
The member of Alumni Association of European Urban Studies in Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Member of Committee of Urban Planning International, China Association of City Planning
Evaluation Expert of Planning Projects in Shenzhen Government
NSFC Major Project: [The Space Evolvement Rule and endogenous Space Integration Strategy of Marginal Communities in the Pearl River Delta Region][Project Number: 51208138]
State Key Laboratory of Subtropical Building Science South China University of Technology Project: [the space evolvement and space integration of urban marginal community in the Pearl River Delta Region ][Project Number: 2010KB09]
Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China Project: [The Transformation and Renovation on Optimizing Strategy of Social System of the Urban Villages Locating in Urban Fringe in China][Project Number: 09YJCZH026]
Guangdong Natural Science Fund Committee Project: [The Ecology Renovation Types and Environment Effect of Old Urban Industry in China ][Project Number: 9451805707002361]
Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China Project: [Study on Transformation and Renovation Mode of Urban Village in the Urban Fringe of PRD][Project Number: FB24411002]
The Program Development Grant by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Project: [Strengthening Partnership between CULD and EAUL-Improving CULD Knowledge on Canadian Community Planning Experiences]
Harbin Institute of Technology Project: [Study on Ecology Renovation of Old Urban Industry in China][Project Number: HIT.NSRIF.2009128]
Urban design of Primary streets in Longkou Economic development zone
Urban design of Fenghuang street in High technology district, Laiwu, Shandong
Study on function compose and structure of international knowledge creative village along Dasha River
The apply on Dasha River district, Nanshan District by the concept of international knowledge creative village
The function structure and space layout mode of Shenzhen university town under the concept of knowledge city
Urban design of Huanghe River in Chengguan district, Lanzhou
National excellent urban planning project Award 3nd Class: Urban design of Qianjiang district, Chongqing
(1) Approaching Urban Design-The Design Process translated by Ma Hang, 2009. China Architecture & Building Press.
(2) The space evolvement and integration of villages in Shenzhen. 2011. the Intellectual Property Publishing House(IPPH)
(3) Ma Hang, Song Jusheng, Dai Donghui. The Revolution strategy and practice of the abandoned industrial districts in western countries. 2014. China Science Publishing & Media Ltd. ISBN:978-7-03-039810-9
(4) Matthews, etc. Ma Hang, Zhang Changjuan, Liu Kun, Yu Lei translated. Public Places Urban Places The dimensions of urban design. 2015. China Architecture and Building Press. ISBN:978-7-112-16339-7

(1) Uwe Altrock, Ma Hang. Regeneration of derelict industrial sites in Guangzhou and Shenzhen. In Uwe Altrock, Sonia Schoon (eds). Maturing Megacities The Pearl River Delta in Progressive Transformation. 2013. Springer publisher:191-220,ISBN: 978-94-007-6673-0
(2) Ma Hang, Wang Yaowu, Dai Donghui. Urban villages an experimental study of the transformation and renovation trend of urban villages in Shenzhen as affordable housing. In Klaus Doemer, Hans Drexler, Joachim Schultz-Granberg (eds). Affordable living Housing for everyone.2014.Jovis Verlag GmbH: 32-36, ISBN: 978-3-86859-324-2
(3) Fan Lijun, Ma Hang, Su Ni. Renovation mode of the renovation of the urban village-Gangxia village as case study. In Wang Li (eds). Practice and case study of the renovation of slum, urban village and derelict land. China Jiancai Publisher: 54-63, ISBN: 978-7-5160-0925-3
(3) Ma Hang, Sun Yao. The current situation and developing tendency of green architecture in Shenzhen and Hongkong. In Wulan Chafu (eds). Regional Environmental cooperation and low carbon development between Guangdong and Hongkong. Social Sciences Academic Press: 152-164, ISBN: 978-7-5097-7224-9

(1) Ma Hang, Huang Weijuan. Construction of Securing Dwelling Environment about Going into Old Aged in China. Journal of Tianjin University.2001, 1(Chinese).
(2) Ma Hang. The Initial Study on Safe Problems in City Residences. Huazhong Architecture. 2001,5 (Chinese).
(3) Ma Hang. Wholly Construction of Securing Dwelling Environment. Planners. 2002, 6(Chinese).
(4) Ma Hang. Public Space in 19th Century’s American Cities. Planners.2004, 10(Chinese).
(5) Ma Hang. Persistence and Transformation of Chinese Traditional Villages-Rethinking the Planning of Traditional Settlements. Urban Planning Forum. 2006, 1(Chinese).
(6) Ma Hang. The Inspire of Urban Planning and Urban Construction (1860-1928) in Germany. Journal of Architecture. 2006, 1(Chinese).
(7) Ma Hang. Analyses about Reconstruction of ‘Villages in Shenzhen’ from Urban Sociology Aspect. Urban Planning.2007, 1:pp. 26–32 (Chinese).
(8) Ma Hang, Kai•Bierich. Large Scale Convention and Exhibition Center in Germany-New Convention and Exhibition Center, Stuttgart as an Example. Architectural Journal. 2007, 8: pp. 53–55 (Chinese).
(9) Ma Hang. Analyses of Economic Ration in Reconstruction of Urban Villages. Urban Planning.2007, 12: pp. 37–40(Chinese).
(10) Ma Hang, Sandra Iseman. “Villages” in Shenzhen: Typical Economic Phenomena of Rural Urbanization in China. Chinese Sociology & Anthropology, Issue: Volume 41, Number 3 / Spring 2009:pp. 90–107(index by SSCI).
(11) Zhu Kan, Ma Hang, Long Jiang. The Evolvement of Urban Green Space In Western Countries. Huazhong Architecture, 2009, No9: pp. 90–107.
(12) Ma Hang. Zhu Kan. Rethinking Traditional Settlements: Persistence and Transformation of Chinese Villages. China City Planning Review. Vol.18, No.4, 2009: pp. 20–25.
(13) Ma Hang. Rethinking Traditional Settlements: Persistence and Transformation of Chinese Villages. China City Planning Review, Vol.18, No.4, 2009: 20-26.
(14) Ma Hang. Immigrant Settlements in Chinese Mega Cities. Urbanistica pvs, 2010 No56: 25-36.
(15) Ma Hang. Research on the Characteristics and Evolution of Residential Morphology of Urban Villages in Shenzhen under the Informal Housing Market. China City Planning Review, Vol.23, No.2, 2014: 6-13.
(16) Ma Hang, Sun Yao. Out of the NIMBY Dilemma between Community Development and the Basic Ecological Control Line. China City Planning Review, Vol.24, No.2, 2015: 56-63.
(1) Ma Hang. Tradition and Innovation-the Evolution of Regional Architecture in China, Resource Architecture. UIA Berlin Congress 2002. Berlin.
(2) Ma Hang. The Social Spaces of Immigrant Settlements in Chinese Mega Cities-With Zhejiang Village in Beijing and Shanghai Village in Shenzhen as cases, 2005. the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations Conference. Tokyo.
(3) Ma Hang. Persistence and Transformation of Chinese Villages-Rethinking the Planning of Traditional Settlements, 2005. 43rd Venice IMCL Conference. Venice.
(4) Ma Hang. Old Age and Urban Development-the Reflexive on Chinese Urban Development from Rudolf Hartog ‘Old Cities in Europe’, 2007.China Association of City Planning Annual Conference.
(5) Ma Rui, Ma Hang. The Study on Affordability Housing in Shenzhen basing on Housing Price-to-Income Ratio, 2008. China Association of City Planning Annual Conference.
(6) Lin Lin, Ma Hang. The Optimizing Strategy on the Green Space for Low-paid Population, 2008. China Association of City Planning Annual Conference.
(7) Ma Hang, Sandra Iseman. Analyses about Reconstruction of “Villages in Shenzhen” from Urban Economic Aspect, 2008. The 44th Isocarp Congress. Dalian.
(8) Ma Hang, Ma Rui. The Study on Urban Residential Space Layout for Low-income Households based on Housing Affordability: Shenzhen as a Case Study, 2008. The 7th China Urban Housing Conference. Chongqing.
(9) Su Ni, Ma Hang. Strategy and Methods on the Vitality of East Gate Commercial Zone in Shenzhen, 2009. China Association of City Planning Annual Conference.
(10) Fan Lijun, Ma Hang. The study on the renovation of old industrial district combining with the creative industry in Shenzhen, 2009. China Association of City Planning Annual Conference.
(11) Hao Jie, Ma Hang. The Study on Old Industry Zone Locating North of Train Station in Oerlikon Region Zurich, 2009. Urban Development and Planning International Forum.
School of Urban Planning and Management, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, since 2007, She has already cultivated 36 master candidates and 1 doctorate candidate.
“Current Western Architectural Theory and Language”,
“Renovation and Protection of Western Industrial Heritage”,
“Urban Design and Architectural Design”.