PINGXING ZHANG

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Name
PINGXING ZHANG
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Faculty of Regional Environment Science

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
Assistant Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture
 
Apr 2018
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Today
collaborative researcher, Environmental Design, Kyoto Prefectural University
 
Dec 2017
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Mar 2019
collaborative researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
 

Education

 
Apr 2014
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Mar 2018
Landscape architecture, doctoral course, Graduate school of agriculture, Kyoto university
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2014
Landscape architecture, master course, Graduate school of agriculture, Kyoto university
 
Oct 2011
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Mar 2012
Landscape architecture, research student, Graduate school of agriculture, Kyoto university
 
Sep 2006
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Jun 2011
Landscape architecture, Architecture faculty (5-year system), Southeast university, China
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2018
Incentive award of Japanese institute of landscape architecture, Japanese institute of landscape architecture
 
May 2017
Best Paper Award of 2017 JILA national conference, Japanese institute of landscape architecture
 
May 2016
Best Paper Award of 2016 JILA national conference, Japanese institute of landscape architecture
 
May 2015
Best Paper Award of 2015 JILA national conference, Japanese institute of landscape architecture
 

Published Papers

 
ZHANG Pingxing, FUKAMACHI Katsue, AMASAKI Hiromasa, SHIBATA Shozo
Journal of The Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   81(5) 467-472   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
<p>Shirakawa-ishi is a famous white granite produced from Kyoto and used for gardening stonework. Its debris is called Shirakawa-suna and has been widely used in temple gardens of Kyoto as a traditional landscaping gravel due to its beautiful colo...
ZHANG Pingxing, FUKAMACHI Katsue, SHIBATA Shozo
Journal of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   80(5) 437-442   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
<p>Areas with white sand are characteristic of temple gardens in Kyoto, but the halt of the production of Shirakawa-suna (sand obtained from local white granite) in the 1980s led to their change or loss. This study aimed to clarify the position an...
ZHANG Pingxing, FUKAMACHI Katsue, MIYOSHI Iwao, SHIBATA Shozo, AMASAKI Hiromasa
Journal of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   79(5) 437-442   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
<p>Shirakawa-ishi is a famous granite that in the past was widely used for gardening and construction. The Shirakawa-ishi quarrying industry in northern Higashiyama was famous for the high techniques of the stonecutters of Kyoto. However, after ha...
ZHANG Pingxing, FUKAMACHI Katsue, SHIBATA Shozo, AMASAKI Hiromasa
Journal of the Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   78(5) 497-500   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Shirakawa-suna is a white gravel quarried in Kyoto and is widely used in temples of Kyoto. Ever since the quarrying was forbidden, landscapes formed with Shirakawa-suna have been changing or lost. This study aims to determine the current types, us...

Conference Activities & Talks

 
The landscapes constructed by local granite "Shirakawa-ishi" in gardens and villages of Kyoto, Japan
PINGXING ZHANG
The Korea-China-Japan Joint Workshop on Urban Ecosystem Studies   7 Oct 2018   
Color analysis of Shirakawa-ishi used as landscaping material and similar granites
PINGXING ZHANG
2018 JILA National Conference of Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   27 May 2018   
Material Use of the White Sand Spaces in Traditional Japanese Gardens
PINGXING ZHANG
Comparing, Understanding and Creating Japanese Gardens: A Dialogue between East and West (Kyoto, Japan)   24 Feb 2018   
Japanese traditional intelligence on sustainable building: Inner garden designing using local moss and gravel in temples of Kyoto city
PINGXING ZHANG
World Green Infrastructure Congress 2017: Designing with nature (Berlin, Germany)   20 Jun 2017   
Position and expressive form of white sand areas in temple gardens of Kyoto
Pingxing ZHANG, Katsue FUKAMACHI, Shozo SHIBATA
2017 JILA National Conference of Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   21 May 2017   
A proposal of the Conservation and Reuse of Shirakawa-ishi Quarrying Sites in Kyoto City: ~ Natural-cultural Experience Planning of Industrial Heritage Based on Field Investigation ~
PINGXING ZHANG
The 15th International Landscape Architectural Symposium of Japan, China, and Korea (Tokyo, Japan)   30 Oct 2016   
Use of white sand areas in Hojo front gardens of Kyoto temples
PINGXING ZHANG
2016 Kansai Branch Meeting of Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   16 Oct 2016   
"White-sand spaces" in Kyoto Shinto shrine precincts: Preserving local characteristics of open religious space in a historic city
PINGXING ZHANG
8th ICON LA Landscape Architecture International Conference: Open urban space and landscape architecture: searching for new solutions (St. Petersburg, Russia)   8 Jun 2016   
Shirakawa-ishi Quarrying Sites and their Transition of Modern Times in Northern Higashiyama, Kyoto
PINGXING ZHANG
2016 JILA National Conference of Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   29 May 2016   
Preservation of traditional garden material: the production history and sustainable problems of "Shirakawa-suna"
PINGXING ZHANG
In and Around the Japanese Garden:Proposal for an Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Dialogue (Kyoto, Japan)   19 Dec 2015   
The Use and Maintenance of Shirakawa-suna in Temples of Kyoto City
PINGXING ZHANG
2015 JILA National Conference of Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture   24 May 2015   
Local landscapes made of "Shirakawasuna" in Kyoto
PINGXING ZHANG
The 14th International Landscape Architectural Symposium of Japan, China, and Korea (Chengdu, China)   19 Oct 2014   

Social Contribution

 
Design of traditional Japanese garden: idea and material use of Karesansui
[Lecturer]  Taihu University of Wuxi, China  3 Nov 2016
Shirakawa-suna and Kyoto gardens
[Lecturer]  16 Dec 2014
Original landscapes in Kyoto gardens
[Lecturer]  Chongqing university, China  Academic Salon of  21 Oct 2014