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Name

April Hueimin Lu

Position

Professor and Chairman

Office

AG 309

Telephone

(08) 77032026262

FAX

08-7740139

E-mail

hueimin@mail.npust.edu.tw

Education

Ph. D., Department of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania

Experience

Professor, Department of  Rural Planning, NPUST

Scholar Specialty

 Architecture design, Environment planning and design, Leisure agriculture, Cultural resources, community planning, Landscape architecture

Course offered

Special Topics on Environment Planning and DesignSpecial Topics on Landscape and Urban DesignSpecial Topics on Landscape Construction and EngineeringSpecial Topics on Architectural HeritageSpecial Topics on Historical Site Preservation、 Ecological Planning and ConstructionArchitectural Planning and Design
 

AWARDS:

 April Hueimin Lu, 2003, Zhutian Station Park, Outstanding Perspective Design Award, Rural Development Association.

Chang Chi-Wei , April Hueimin Lu, 2004, Pondscape, Taiwan Prize, IFLA 41th World Congress.

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:

 April Hueimin Lu was graduated from Ph.d in Architecture of University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. in 1997. Her ph.D dissertation is on the design theory about the Chinese planning and design techniques especially from the philosophy of geomancy. From 1997, she started to teach in NPUST and attain professorship in 2006 in the field of ecological landscape. In 2005, she rescued an old temple and dismantled to university campus and established Old Architecture Rescue Center in Oct. 15, 2007. Since then, she has been devoted herself on several projects related to the conservation of temple architecture and ornaments. Besides, she is an architect. With experienced planning and design profession and her knowledge on the history and design , she devoted herself insightfully the current issues on cultural heritage conservation, ecological landscape, and the revitalization of rural areas.

RESEARCH AND EXTENSION PROJECTS

The pavilion design and construction of the exhibition 1998 of children’s information month, sponsored by National Science Council, Executive Yuan, 1997

§ Landscape Planning and Research for Zhutian Station, Cultural Affairs Development of Pingtung County, 1998

§ Remolding for the Market Town in Fengtian, Cultural Affairs Development of Pingtung County,1998

§ Land Evaluation and Site Assessment for Developing Agritourism – as Pingtung County an example, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, 1998

§ A Study on Environmental Resource and Cultural Assets on Rural Settlement in Transformation, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, 1999

§ The Planning and Investigation for the Reconstruction on the Rural Settlement in Zhugeli Puli, Bureau of Soil & Water Conservation, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, 1999

§ A Study and investigation for the Renovation of the Sinbei Gate, Cultural Affairs Development of Pingtung County,1998

§ Remolding the Sustanible village of Zugeli, Puli, Cultural Affairs Development of Pingtung County, 1999

§ The Reconstruction Planning after 921 earthquake in Nantou County- Community Empowerment for Zhugeli and Sinanli, Nantou County, Council for Cultural Affairs, Executive Yuan, Executive Yuan, 1999.

§ The study of the rural planning and design with an approach of ecology, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, 2000

§ Planning in Railway Artistic Network in Pintung Country, Cultural Affairs Development of Pingtung County, 2000

§ Ecological Engineering for Rural EnvironmentII, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, 2001

§ Research on Ecology for Sustainable Rural Environment: Eco-engineering for the Rural Environment on BiodiversityI, National Science Council, 2002

§ A Study of Ecological Engineering in Rural Landscape, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan,2002

§ Research on Ecology for Sustainable Rural Environment- Eco-engineering for the Rural Environment on BiodiversityII, National Science Council, Executive Yuan,2003

§ Research on Ecology for Sustainable Rural EnvironmentBird Diversity and Rural Environment on BiodiversityII, National Science Council, Executive Yuan, 2003

§ Research on Ecology for Sustainable Rural EnvironmentBird Diversity and Rural Environment on BiodiversityI, National Science Council, Executive Yuan,2003

§ Rural Community Improvement Design for Agri-tourism Park in Majia Township, Majia Township, 2003

§ Planning for Hengchun Historical Town and Landscape Design for the Surroundings of the Historical Wall, Hengchun Township, 2003

The Investigations on Historical Architecture, Plateau AreaII, Cultural Affairs Development of Pingtung County, 2004

§ The Investigations on Historical Architecture, Mountain AreaII, Cultural Affairs Development of Pingtung County, 2004

§ The Investigations on Historical Architecture, Plateau AreaI, Cultural Affairs Development of Pingtung County, 2004

§ A Study of Xinhuei Temple, Council for Cultural Affairs, 2005

§ A Renovation Study on a Historical Granary Architecture, Cultural Affaris Development of Kaoshiung County, 2005

§ The Conservation of Taiwanese Temple Cultural Property- A study on the Conservation of Architectural Decoration of Pingtung Xinhuei Temple, National Center for Research and Preservation of Cultural Properties, 2006

PAPER OR BOOKS PUBLISHED

 

April Hueimin Lu, 1998, “An Ecological Approach on Rural Planning and Landscaping”, Conference Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Planning, Land Development and Management of Asia-Pacific Rim Nations, pp 8.1-8.9

§ April Hueimin Lu, 1999, “Landscape Planning of Water Front for Rural Town”, Conference Proceedings of ommunity and Water Resources Development, pp.8-1~8-5.

§ April Hueimin Lu. Oct.2000, “The Revitalization of Historical Landscape”, Conference Proceedings of 3rd landscape and architecture and Environmental Planning and design, pp.129-146, pp. 224-253

§ April Hueimin Lu. , Oct.2000, “An Investigation on Environmental Resources and Assets of the Rural Area in Transformation “, Conference Proceedings of 3rd landscape and architecture and Environmental Planning and design, pp. 224-253.

§ April Hueimin Lu. 2000, “A study on Local history and Architectural Assets of Fengtian Village”, Pingtung Documents , 1st, pp. 9-33.

§ April Hueimin Lu. 2001, “The Preservation of Historical Architecture and historical Landscape in the Zutian Station”. Chinese Architecture, Aug. 2001, pp. 88-95

§ April Hueimin Lu. Jun. 2001. “The Preservation of Cultural Landscape in the Zutian Station”, Conference Proceedings of 38th IFLA World Congress Singapore 2001, pp. c59~c77

§ April Hueimin Lu. 2002. “Remolding Taiwanese Historical Market Streets-the Case of Fengtian.” Conference Proceedings of Great Asian Streets SymposiumPublic Space 2002, pp. 83-93. SingaporeCenter for Advanced Studies in ArchitectureCASA,Department of Architecture, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore.

§ April Hueimin Lu. 2002.”Renovation of the Cultural Landscape of a Taiwanese Aboriginal Paiwan Settlement-Cov-Chikatan” Conference Proceedings of IFLA Eastern Regional Conference 2002Landscape Dynamniism: Retrospect , Prospect in a Globalizing World, Kuala Lumpur: Institute of Landscape Architects, Malaysia.

§ April Hueimin Lu. 2001.“Some Observations and Suggestion for the Development of the Lijiang old Towns-Dayan and its Surrounding Villages-Yuhu, Baisha, Shuhe, Xiashuhe,and Lsahi”. UNESCO Conference/Workshop, Culture Heritage Management and Tourism: Models for Cooperation among Stakeholders. Pintung Life, pp. 8-18.

§ David Smith, April-Hueimin Lu. 2001.“Rural Community Empowerment Through Participatory Planning Strategy.” Conference Proceedings of Rural Economies Symposium 2001.

§ April Hueimin Lu. 2002. “A study on the Assessment Model for Siting Recreational Agricultural Region with the application of GIS on Pingtung County, Rural Development Perspectives,3:1-22.

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2004. Rural Landscape on Biodiversity – Aquatic Biotopes in Wugo Village, Pingtung, Taiwan. Conference Proceedings of International Federation of Landscape Architects.Taipei: 2004 IFLA Taiwajn Organzing Committee, pp. 294-309

§ April Hueimin Lu, Ye, C. L., Ting, C.S., Chen, S.J., 2004. Research on Ecology for Sustainable Rural EnvironmentII. Conference Proceedings of the Symposium on Sustainable Development on Technology and Policies, NSC: 92-2621-Z-020-003, Taipei: The Research Committee of National Science Council.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Perng, J.J. , 2004, “ Research on Ecology for Sustainable Rural Environment- Eco-engineering for the Rural Environment on Biodiversity II”, The CD Proceedings of the Symposium on Sustainable Development on Technology and Policies, S-EP905, NSC: 92-2621-Z-020-003 Taipei: The Research Committee of National Science Council.

§ Chen, Shao Jieh, April Hueimin Lu. 2004/12. “Research on Ecology for Sustainable Rural Environment- Bird Diversity and Rural Environment on BiodiversityII”, The CD Proceedings of the Symposium on Sustainable Development on Technology and Policies, S-EP905, NSC: 92-2621-Z-020-004, Taipei: The Research Committee of National Science Council.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Tsai, J.T., 2004/04, An Analyses on the Themes of Architectural Decoration on Woodcarving and Painting at Shanshan Guaowang Temple, Jiusu, Pingtung, Conference Proceedings of the Symposium on Rural Planning , 2004, Taichung: Graduate School of Rural Planning, National Chunghsin University.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Fu, H. W., 2004/04 , “A Study on the Evaluation on Biodiversify of Rural Landscape” Conferenve Proceedings of the Symposium on Rural Planning , 2004, Taichung: Graduate School of Rural Planning, National Chunghsin University

§ April Hueimin Lu, Guo, S. L.,2004/04 , A Study on the Ecological Planning of Rural Environment, Conference Proceedings of the Symposium on Rural Planning, 2004, Taichung: Graduate School of Rural Planning, National Chunghsin University

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2004/04, “ A Study on Ecological Network on Dongang River Basin”, Conference Proceedings of National Territory Planning Sympoisum, Tainan: National Chenkung University.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Perng, J.J., Lai, P.Y., Chen, Z.C., Ting, C.S., Kuo, W.C., Chen, J.H., 2003/12/16. “Research on Ecology for Sustainable Rural EnvironmentI”, Conference Proceedings of the Symposium on Sustainable Development on Technology and Policies, pp 43-60, NSC: 92-2621-Z-020-003, Taipei: The Research Committee of National Science Council. 

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2003, Rural Landscape on Biodiversity, Taipei: Landscape Publisher.

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2003, Creative Campus Planning and Design – A Case on National University of Science and Technology. Taipei: Architectural Information Publisher.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Fu Hongwen, 2005, “Rural Competitions-the foundations of rural development in Germany”, Agriculture World, 226: 66-72, Taichung, Taiwan.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Ye, Mingcyuan, Sie, Cinglu, and Csai, Menghao, 2005, A Renovation study on a historical granary architecture, Chishan, Kaoshiung: Kaoshiung County Governmen, Kaoshiung, Taiwan .

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2005.“Rehabilitation of a Paiwan

§ “Paiwan stone slab house in Tairis, Majia, Pintung”. Presented in the Symposium on Preservation of Rural Culture and Ecology, Rostrock University, Rostrock, Germany.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Cai, Jiacun, A study on wood decorations on the lintel of the main hall in Sanshan Guowang temple, Jiuru, Taiwan, Proceedings of symposium of architecture academical study, Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Lin, Hueiwun, 2005, A study on urban development of sugar factory, Pingtung, Taiwan, Proceedings of symposium on rural planning, Graduate of Rural Planning, Chunghsing University, Taichung, Taiwan.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Jenjiun Perng, Wenchien Kuo, Chinglong Ye, Chehshyh Ting, Jinhwua Chen, 2006, A Biodiversity Study on the Rural Ditch Landscape in the Wuggo Village. Journal of Architecture.59: 167~192, Taipei. Architectural Association of ROC

§ April Hueimin Lu, Chaochieh Chen, 2006, A Study on Bird Diversity and Landscape Diversity- Case Study on Rural Ditch Landscape in Wuggo Village, Pingtung. Journal of Architecture 57: 123-141. Taipei: Architectural Association of ROC.

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2006, An Ecological Landscape Design Model for Biotopes of Dragonflies and Its Application. Journal of Architecture, 55: 147~174 , Taipei: Architectural Association of ROC.

§ April Hueimin Lu, Anita Tzec, and Bernado Trejos, 2006, Evaluation of Community Potential to Develop Indigenous Cultural Tourism – Case Study in Su-Paiwan, Majia Township, Pingtung, Journal of International Cooperation 1

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2006, A Study on Formula of Arranging Dragons Applying to Siting and Orienting on Campus Planning. Cross-strait Campus Planning Conference Proceeding. South China University of Technology. Guangzhou

§ Menghong Chen, April Hueimin Lu, 2006, A Study on Landscape Chang- As Lyudao an Example 2006 Rural Planning Academic Conference Proceeding. Graduate Institute of Rural Planning .NCHU .Taichung.

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2006, Ecological Planning and EcotechnologyRural Landscape on Biodiversity」〈Ⅱ〉.TaipeiArchidata Magazine Co.ISBN: 957-0454-68-7)(ISBN: 978-957-0454-68-0

§ April Hueimin Lu, Yerong Gao, 2006, Architecturel and Settlements of Paiwan Aborigines : IntroductionNorth PaiwanMiddle PaiwanSouth Paiwan」,TaipeiArchidata Magazine Co.ISBN: 957-0454-71-7)(ISBN: 978-957-0454-71-0

§ Meng-Hong Chen, Chaur-Tzuhn Chen, April Hueimin Lu2007/ 05Study on Landscape Change of Lutao Applying with Markov Chain Model2007 The 4th Symposium of Rural PlanningTaichung, Graduate Institute of Rural PlanningCollege of Agriculture and Natural ResourcesNational Chung Hsing Universitypp. 140

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2007/10, Hetro- Preservation and Rehabilitation of an Old Temple- Xinhuei Temple, Xinyuan, Pingtung, Taiwan, 2007 From the Revitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural DevelopmentPingtungNational Pingtung University of Science and Technology, pp.160-172.

§ Zheng-Fa Cai, Hao-Fan Lan, Guan-Yu Chen, April Hueimin Lu2007/10, Digital Museum Of Rural Arts, 2007 From the evitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural Development, Pingtung, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, pp. 371-383

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2007/10, A study on the architectural decoration of lintel wooden carvings on the main hall, Shanshanguangwang temple, Chiuru, Pintung, 2007 From the Revitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural Development, PingtungNational Pingtung University of Science and Technology, pp. 412-441 

§ April Hueimin Lu, Jia-Zheng Huang, 2007/10, A Study on Mortise and Sockets of Wood Structure, 2007 From the Revitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural Development, PingtungNational Pingtung University of Science and Technologypp. 356-370

§ April Hueimin Lu, Ren-Hui Qiu, Jie-Wei Zheng, Zha-Yin Cai, Ming-Quan Ye, 2007/10, The Preservation and Revitalization of Rural Cultural Landscape- As Zutian Dehseng granary warehouse for Example, 2007 From the Revitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural Development, PingtungNational Pingtung University of Science and Technology, pp. 457-472

§ April Hueimin Lu, Bolor Radnaabazar, Zhi-Jie Zhang, 2007/10, Analysis of Potential Market and Services of Proposed Museum at National Pingtung University of Science and Technology2007 From the Revitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural Development,. Pingtung, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, pp. 502-515.

§ Chin-Ming LaiSzu-Yu LinApril Hueimin Lu, 2007/10, The Influence on the Rural Lifestyle of Xian-Ban-Tain, Lu-Gu Township, Nantou County by the Development of its Rural Tourism2007 From the Revitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural Development, Pingtung, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, pp. 516-532

§ Jia-Wen, Chen, April Hueimin Lu, 2007/10, A Feasibility Study on Hakka rural architecture transform into home-stay- Case Study on Meilun Village, Jhutian Township, 2007 From the Revitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural Development, Pingtung, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, pp. 488-501

DESIGN WORKS

 

April Hueimin Lu, 2006, Nepal Tzen Buddhism College, Buddhism College

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2006, Xilo Bauen Planning and design, Bauen Buddhism temple

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2005, Kanding Biodiversity Park Planning and Design

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2005, Chaozhou Wang House, Wang Family

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2003, Majia Township Agriculture Museum and Landscape Design

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2003, Henchun Old City Landscape Design, Henchun Towship

CONSTRUCTION METHODS:

 

April Hueimin Lu, 2006, The Film of Dismantle Process of Old Xinhuei Temple, Pingtung: Pingtung Xinhuei Temple

§ April Hueimin Lu, 2005, The Film of Stone slab House Construction Process, Pingtung: Xinzhi Viedio-Audio Company

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

In these years, she has participated several international symposium and activities, including Germany, Janpan, Korea, Vietnam, China, England, Italy, Greek, and Turkey.

§ 17-21 March, 2003, 2-EV-GE-WSP-05Workshop on Green Productivity and Integrated Community Development , Hanoi, Vietnam.

§ 17-30 June, 2005, Academic Exchange Program with Department of Cultural and Environmental Protection of Rural Area, Rostrock University, Germany

§ 15-17 October,2007, 2007 From the Revitalization of Rural Old Architecture and Community Development to the Realization of Sustainable Rural Development, Pingtung, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology

§ 13-15 October,2007, Rural Techniques Workshop and National Conference, Pingtung, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology

§ April Hueimin Lu, Chengfa Cai, Chungjiang Wu, 2008/04, Old Architecture Rescue Center - A study on the Digital Archives of Xinhuei Temple, The symposium of 9th sustainable management of Pingtung University of Science and Technology”, Pingtung, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, pp.814-826

§ April Hueimin Lu, Martin Pracher, 2008/03, “A study on the Wood Polychrom and the Coding of Woods of Xinhuei Temple”, Wood Polychrome Conservation Symposium, Tainan, Tainan Arts University