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Office: R3408

Extension: 3300/3308

E-mail: roan@saturn.yzu.edu.tw




Professor

 

Educatio

1985 MA in Architecture University of Pennsylvania U.S.A
1980 BA in Architecture Department of Architecture, Tamkang University Taiwan

Specialty

Architecture Design, Art Critic, Curator, novelist

  • 1992~ Registered architect in Taiwan R.O.C
  • 1988~ Registered architect in California and Wisconsin

Experience

2008/8 - present Associate professor,
Department of Art Creativity and Development, Yuan Ze University
2004/8 - 2008/7 Associate professor, Department of Architecture, Shih Chien University
2002/1 - 2004/7 Associate professor,Department of Architecture, Huafan University

Publications / Exhibitions

Publications ---

Book

Architecture

  • City awakening/ architectural exposition(chief editor and writer);My House Publishing Co., Ltd. Sep 2006
  • Weak Architecture/ architectural exposition;Garden City Publishing Co. Apr 2006
  • Fireworks are Too Deplorable to be Trimmed/ architectural and literary Exposition;Garden City Publishing Co. Jan 2004
  • Dendrobe on the Roof / architectural exposition;Trojan Horse Publishing Co. Sep 2003(co-authored with Hsieh Ying-chun)
  • Urban Drifting / architectural exposition; Garden City Publishing Co. Jan 2003 (Published also in Simplified Chinese by Guangxi Normal University Publishing May 2004)
  • City of Sticky Bacteria / architecture exhibition; Garden City Publishing Co. Jan 2003 (chief compiler)
  • Legend of Changan West Road / architecture and art exhibition; Garden City Publishing Co. Aug 2002 (chief compiler)
  • 10 People / architectural exposition;Garden City Publishing Co. June 2002
  • In the Name of Architecture / architectural exposition; Garden City Publishing Co. Sep 2001
  • Neo-Humanism Architecture / architectural exposition;Garden City Publishing Co. May 2001
  • Frog Architect / architectural exposition; Garden City Publishing Co. May 1999
  • The Space of Coming Out / architectural and gender exposition; Yuanzun Culture Publishing Co. 1998

Literature

  • Green Man and Galloping Deer/ feature-length novel; Wheatland Publishing Co. June 2006
  • Mountains Beyond the Door/ architectural and literary exposition; Wheatland Publishing Co. Apr 2005
  • Driving without License / novel editing and writing; Rural City Publishing Co. Dec 2004
  • Singing in Triumph/ feature-length novel; Wheatland Publishing Co. Oct 2004
  • Mooning About / literature and photography; Trojan Horse Publishing Co. May 2004
  • Drifting All by Myself/ Prose; Ink Publishing Co. May 2004
  • Lin Siouzih's Family/ feature-length novel; Yi Fang Publishing May 2003; Wheatland Publishing Co. Oct 2004
  • Revisiting the White Bridge/ feature-length novel; Yi Fang Publishing Dec 2002; Wheatland Publishing Co. Nov 2006
  • Weeping Weeping City/ a collection of short stories; Unitas publishing Co. 2002.8
  • Ching-Yueh Roan's Book of Four Colors/ architectural and literary exposition; The Journalist Publishing Dec 2001
  • Zeng Manzu/ a collection of short stories; The Commercial Press Ltd. Oct 1998
  • Paper Angel/ a collection of short stories; Hann Colour Culture Co., Ltd. 1992
  • Notre Dame des Fleures/ translated from the novel of Jean Genet; China Times Publishing Co. 1996
  • Man are Funny/ gender exposition; Cite Publishers/Red Publishing 1999

Awards

Architecture

  • First prize for blueprint design competition of Jioujiou Mountain National Art Park, Executive Yuan, Council for Cultural Affairs (Total budget appr. 11 billion NT, the project was halted years later due to mainly the 921 earthquake)
  • First prize for blueprint design competition of Taipei Nankang High School Heavy Duty Machinery Plant (Total budget appr. 3 billion NT)
  • First prize for blueprint design competition of Taipei Nankang High School Library and Information Building(Total budget appr. 1.5 billion NT)
  • First prize for blueprint design competition of Taipei MRT Danshuei Line Mincuan section noise reduction(Total budget appr. 40 million NT)
  • First prize for blueprint design competition of Taoyuan County Guolin Elementary School Recreational Center (Total budget appr. 50 million NT)
  • Chosen for 2nd Yilan Cuo (collaborating with Jhengong Design Ltd.)

Literature

  • Elected by Hong Kong Asia Weekly as "10 Best Books Written in Mandarin in 2005"/ Lin Siouzih's Family
  • Prose Selection of Year 2003 (Chiuko Publishing)/ The Man on My Left
  • "Intellectuals" of United Daily News selected Lin Siouzih's Family as the "Best Book under the Literary Category" in 2003
  • Selected by Eslite Reader in 2003 as one of the "Outstanding People/Writers of 2003"
  • Winner of Taipei Literary Awards 2003/ Singing in Triumph
  • Selected in 2003 by Chinese Literary Grand Series Two, Taiwanese Novels 1989~2003 Vol. 2(Chiuko Publishing)/ Zeng Manzu
  • 2003 "the 14th Wu Yongfu Literary Award" of Wu Yong Fu Cultural Foundation / Revisiting the White Bridge
  • 2001 First prize for the prose category of the 3rd Taiwanese Literary Awards (sponsored by Council for Cultural Affairs) / Time
  • 2001 Selected as Prose Selection of Year 2000, Chiuko Publishing/ Two Persons One Day
  • 2000 won recommendation award for short stories in the 4th Taiwanese Literary Awards (sponsored by Literary Taiwan Foundation)/ The Insurance Representative
  • 2000 won 3RD prize for short stories category in Literary Awards of Central Daily News/ Weeping Weeping City

Exhibitions

  • 2007/ Performed in the architecture forum of "Black Box Music Concert Forum – Cuba" held at Experimental Theater of National Theater Apr 13-15
  • 2007/ Participated in the first "Vinyl Renaissance" joint exhibition at Art Space of Eslite Bookstore Dunnan branch Mar 9-18
  • 2006/Co-curated with Syu Mingsong "Long Time No See, Mr. Wang Dahong!" in Taiwan Architecture.Design and Art Center, Taichung Oct 28-Dec 24
  • 2006/ Curated the Taiwan Pavilion "Paradise Revisited: Micro Cities & Non-Meta Architecture in Taiwan" in Venice Architecture Biennale/ Sep 6-Nov 19
  • 2005/ Curated "Gallery of the Future – Taiwan Design Expo" in Fongshan, Kaohsiung (co-curated with Marco Casagrande) Oct 14-30
  • 2005/Curated "City awakening – International Workshop of the 3rd Taiwan Design Expo" in Fongshan, Kaohsiung (collaborated with Department of Architecture, Shih Chien University) Oct 14-30
  • 2005/ Participated in the "Very Impressive – the Flying Shoes" exhibition (curated by Sie Sujhen) with work "Micky Loves Minnie," held at Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art, Oct 8-Dec 1
  • 2005/ Participated in the "Trading Place" exhibition (curated by Kao Chien-hui) with work "I am a Sucker," held at Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art Apr 2-May 22
  • 2005/ Participated in the "A Writer's Study" joint exhibition (curated by Cyu Jiaruei) with work "Guillotine," held at Art Space of Eslite Bookstore Dunnan branch; the work is also included in the book 16 Games of Studies Mar 12-27
  • 2005/Participated with work "Love is a Nameless Mountain" in the "The Lake: Towards a Cross-Cultural Dialogue [Recent Photography, Sound and Text from Australia and Taiwan]" joint exhibition (curated by Wei-Li Yeh) in Taipei Artists' Village; the same work is also included in the book "The Lake" Mar 4-31
  • 2004/Co-curated with Ann Yu-chien "The Rumor of China Towns: Chinese Architecture 2004" at Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art Nov 13, 2004-Jan 16, 2005
  • 2002/Curated 2 architecture-related exhibitions at Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art:
    1. Legend of Changan West Road/Street as Plant, Art as Animal: A Story about "Residents+Architecture+Images" May 25-Jul 14
    2. City of Sticky Bacteria:Essentiality of Taiwanese Modern Architecture Jul 19-Oct 06
  • 2001/ Elected as "residential exchange artist" representative of Taipei City to Honduras for 3 months
  • 2000 / Staged Romeo and Juliet in Erfenjyu Theater, produced and written by Roan, the play was also sponsored by Taipei City Department of Culture Affairs.
  • 1997 Produced and shot independently the documentary about writer Cidengsheng Out of the City, which premiered in Eslite Bookstore Dunnan branch and went on to screen in the first Indie Documentary Festival