LIU Jiayan
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Social Planning in Urban-rural Planning

Community Planning & Housing Studies

Sustainable Urban Regeneration



Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Design, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, 2007

Master's degree in Urban Planning and Design, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, 2004

Bachelor's degree in Architecture, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, 2001



Visiting Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science (2013-2014)

“Erasmus Mundus” Visiting Research Fellow, University of Amsterdam (2013)

Associate professor, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University (2012-)

Lecturer, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University (2009-2012)

Post-Doctor, Department of Sociology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Tsinghua University (2007-2009)


Urban Sociology

Residential Area Planning and Housing Design

Urban-rural Social Comprehensive Investigation

Urban Design

Town Master Planning

Introduction to Community Planning

Comparison of Architectural and Urban Culture between East and West



Study on potential assessment of carbon reduction performance of urban community regeneration (funded by NSFC, 2023-2026)

Research on Public Participation Mechanism and Model in the Urban Regeneration of the West Area in Shijingshan District, Beijing (2023)

Regeneration Planning of Qinghe Subdistrict, Beijing (2022-2023)

Study on Cost-sharing Mechanism of urban regeneration in Beijing (2023) 

Three-year Action Plan (2023-2025) for High-quality Development of Community Public Services in Rongdong District, Xiong’an New Area (2022)

The 14th Five-Year Plan of Wenjiang District Urban and Rural Community Development Governance, Chengdu (2021-2022)

Community Planners in Qinghe Subdistrict, Beijing (2021-2022)

Research on Policy System of Urban Old Community Renovation Based on Policy Tools and Case Assessment (funded by MOHURD, 2020-2021

Research on Community Building Committed to Green Development (funded by MOHURD, 2020-2021)

Study on Centenarians and Their Longevity Factors in Guangxi (CAGG, 2020-2021)

Study on Centenarians in Mainland China (funded by NWCA, 2019-2020)

A Comparative Study on Elderly Care System and Community Aging-friendly Environment in China and Singapore (2019-2020)

Policy Research on Reconstruction of Old Urban Residential Areas from Perspective of Policy Tools: A Case Study of Beijing (2019-2020)

Transition towards Urban Sustainability through Socially Integrative Cities in the EU and in China (funded by TRANS-URBAN-EU-CHINA, Horizon 2020, 2018-2021

Research on Age-friendly Renovation of Old Communities in Beijing Central Area from Macro and Medium Perspectives (funded by BCFSSC, 2018-2021)

Planning and Implementation Mechanism of 15-min Neighborhood Service Facilities System, Jinan (2018-2019)

Urban-rural Community Planning in Wenjiang District, Chengdu (2018-2019)

Community Life-Circle Planning and Construction Guidance in Xiong'an New Area (2018-2019)

Community Service System Planning in the Starting Area of Xiong'an New Area (2018-2019)

Sustainable Urban Regeneration in Old Residential Areas (2017-2019)

Urban Planning Theories and Case Studies for Social Equity and Inclusion (2017)

Age-friendly Community Planning and Design (funded by the Ministry of Civil Affairs, 2016-2017)

Study on Community Social Networks in Residential Neighborhoods: A Case Study of Beijing (funded by MOE, 2012-2016)



Young Talent Awardthe Urban Planning Society of China2022

AAPME Awards, International Federation of Landscape Architects2022

Merit Award for Excellence, International Society of City and Regional Planners2021

Second Prize, Beijing Excellent Engineering Exploration and Design Award2021

First Prize, Beijing Excellent Urban and Rural Planning Award2021

Third Prize, Beijing Excellent Urban and Rural Planning Award2021

Gold Medal, World Habitat Architecture Planning and Design Scheme Competition 2020

Excellent Principal Planner of Beijing2020

First Prize & Second Prize, Shandong Excellent Urban and Rural Planning Award2020

Second prize, Beijing University Young Teachers' Basic Teaching Skills Competition2017

Excellent Paper, "Seeking truth Theory Forum" of China Urban Planning Society20162012

Excellent Paper, Chinese Social Association Annual Conference2016



-- Books

[1]     LIU, J, etc. (2022). Participatory Community Planning and Design toolkit [M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press.

[2]     LIU, J. (2022). Beijing Urban Community Regeneration theory and Practice [M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press.

[3]     LIU, J, etc. (2020). Community Planners: Institutional Innovation and Practical Exploration [M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press.

[4]     LIU, J, WANG, T, etc. (2019). Social Practice of Community Planning: Participatory Urban Renewal and Community Rebuilding [M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press.

[5]     LIU, J. (2009). Social Planning in Urban Planning: Theory, Method and Practice [M]. Nanjing: Southeast University Press.

[6]     SHEN, Y, LIU, J, WU N. (2023). Planning and Design of Child-friendly Community [M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press.

[7]     LIU, J, LIU, J, etc. (2021). Urban Space in Cultural Perspective [M]. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press.

[8]     LIU, J, MAO, Q, LIU, J, etc. (2016). Studio Work on Town Planning Design [M]. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press.

[9]     GU, C, LIU, J, etc. (2013). Urban Sociology [M]. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press.

[10]   Le Corbusier, LIU, J, trans. (2009). Town Planning of the Three Human Establishments [M]. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press.


-- Journal papers

[1]     LIU, J, SHEN, Y. (2023). Research and Practice of Urban Community Low-Carbon Regeneration: A Review and Strategic Suggestions [J]. Shanghai Urban Planning Review, (4): 24-32.

[2]     LIU, J, CHENG, J, ZHENG, Q, etc. (2023). Building a Community Garden Network under the Guidance of Healthy City: The Practice in Qinghe Subdistrict, Beijing [J]. Shanghai Urban Planning Review, (3): 29-37.

[3]     LIU, J, ZHAO, Y. (2023). A Review on the Progress in Healthy Community Research and Practice Since the 1990s [J]. China City Planning Review, (2): 51-62.

[4]     LIU, J, CHEN, S, LI, Y. (2023). Construction and Practice of Community Examination Index System facing Sustainable and High-quality Development [J]. Beijing Planning Review, (2): 32-40.

[5]     WANG, L, DENG, Y, LIU, J, etc. (2023). A Study on Reconstructing Integrated Community in Quanzhou Ancient City from the Perspective of Weaving City [J]. Urban Development Studies, (7): 106-115.

[6]     LIU, J, LI, Y, ZHANG, Y. (2023). Promote Public Participation in the Whole Process of Community Regeneration Planning [J]. Human Settlements, (3): 50-53.

[7]     LIU, J. (2022). Trends, Challenges and Practical Explorations in Community Planning [J]. WA, (11): 34-35.

[8]     LIU, J. (2022). Research on Social Development Strategies of Macao Towards Sustainability [C]. Journal of Urban and Regional Planning • Macau Special, 73-85.

[9]     ZHANG, W, LIU, J*, HENG, C. (2022). The Policy System and Main Strategies of the Public Housing Upgrading Programmes in Singapore and Its Enlightenment [J]. Urban Planning International, (6): 76-87.

[10]   LIU, J, LI, Y. (2022). Practical Exploration of Community Regeneration from the Perspective of “Institution-Action”: based on Beijing Qinghe Participatory Community Planning [C]. Community Empowerment Studies, 39-58.

[11]   LIU, J, DENG, X. (2021). Innovative Practice of Grassroots Space Governance in Beijing: Principal Planner Institution and Community Planning Action Strategies [J]. Urban Planning International, (12): 40-47.

[12]   LIU, J, DENG, X, HUO, X, etc. (2021). Towards Sustainable Community Regeneration: Residential Community Regeneration Practice in Hongdu Old Industrial Area, Nanchang City [J]. Zhuangshi, (11): 20-25.

[13]   LIU, J. (2021). Community Planning based on Placemaking: Practice Exploration in "New Qinghe Experiment", Beijing [J]. Shanghai Urban Planning Review, (10): 1-8.

[14]   RAN, A, LIU, J*. (2021). Policy System of China's Old Residential Community Renovation from the Perspective of Policy Tool [J]. Urban Development Studies, (4): 57-63.

[15]   LIU, J, LI, Y. (2021). Research on Optimization Strategies of Integrated Planning, Construction and Management of Community Complex: From the Perspectives of Community Life Circle and Holistic Governance [J]. Landscape Architecture, (4): 15-20.

[16]   LIU, J. (2020). Community Epidemic Prevention Planning and Governance System against COVID-19 Epidemic [J]. Planners, (6): 86-89.

[17]   LIU, J, LI, Y. (2020). Taiwan's Community Epidemic Prevention Based on Health Building and Collaborative Network [J]. China City Planning Review, (3): 44-54.

[18]   LIU, J, SHEN, Y. (2020). Practice of Participatory Socio-spatial Reconstruction [J]. WA, (2): 10-15.

[19]   LIU, J, ZHANG, Y, RAN, A. (2020). Research on Beijing Old Residential Area Regeneration: based on the “Character-Dilemma-Policy” Analysis Framework [J]. Social Governance Review, (2): 64-73.

[20]   LIU, J, DENG, X. (2019). Neighborhood Life Center Building based on Diversity, Sharing and Participation: Qinghe Life Center Design [J]. Architecture Technique, (11): 61-67.

[21]   LIU, J. (2019). Re-recognition of Street from the Perspective of Globalization, Localization, and Marginality: A Review of City, Street and Citizen: The Measure of the Ordinary [J]. China City Planning Review, (2): 73-76.

[22]   ZHANG, W, LIU, J*, HENG, C. (2019). The Evolution, Characteristics and Enlightenment of Community Service Facilities System Planning in Singapore [J]. Planners, (3): 18-25.

[23]   LIU, J CHEN, S. (2018). Post-evaluation of Adding Elevator Project in Old Communities Based on a Survey of Maofangbei Community, Beijing [J]. Journal of Human Settlements in West China, (5): 14-20.

[24]   RAN, A, LIU, J*, SHEN, Y. (2018). Experience and Features of Japan’s Old Residential District Regeneration: Two Cases in Tokyo [J]. Shanghai Urban Planning Review, (4): 8-14.

[25]   LIU, J. (2018). Community Regeneration: Communication, Consensus to Cooperation [J]. Archicreation, (2): 34-37.

[26]   LIU, J, SHEN, Y. (2018). Urban Community Planning towards Relationship Reconstruction: Three Construction [J]. Urbanism and Architecture, (9): 32-35.

[27]   LIU, J, DENG, X. (2018). Community Planning and Small Square Renovation in Yangguang Community of Qinghe Jiedao, Beijing, China [J]. Urbanism and Architecture, (9): 66-69.

[28]   LIU, J, SHEN Y. (2017). Research on Community Resilience Oriented to Risk Governance [J]. Urban Development Studies, (12): 83-91.

[29]   LIU, J, DENG, X. (2017). Community Planning Based on Socio-Spatial Production [J]. China City Planning, (2): 6-13.

[30]   LIU, J, TAN, X, CHENG, C. (2017). Practice and Reflection of Participatory Community Planning under the Background of Transformation: A Case Study of Y Community, Qinghe District in Beijing [J]. Shanghai Urban Planning Review, (2): 23-28.



·     Secretary General, Housing and Community Planning Committee of the Urban Planning Society of China

·     Member, Community Building Committee of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, PRC

·     Member, Healthy City Committee, Urban Transformation and Innovation Research Committee, City Governance Committee, Urban Big Data Committee of the Chinese Society of Urban Sciences

·     Member, "Wonderful Community Program" Committee of China Association of Social Workers

·     Member, Big Data on Aging Committee of the China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics

·     Director, Community Development Research Center, Future Urban Public Service Research Institute of Xiong’an New Area

·     Vice director, Urban-rural Green and Low-carbon Committee, Beijing Association for Engineering Construction Standardization

·     Member, District Governance and Principal Planner Work Committee, Beijing Urban Planning Society

·     Member, Historical and Cultural City Conservation Academic Committee, Beijing Urban Planning Society

·     Editor in Charge and editorial board member, China City Planning Review

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