Of Note

Henry Hope Reed Laureate Named

Professor Ruan Yisan, a historic preservationist and Professor of architecture at Tongji University has been named the 2014 Henry Hope Reed Award laureate. A native of Suzhou, China, Yisan supervised the Yangtze River Water Towns project and the Pingjiang Historic District project of Suzhou, both of which received Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards from UNESCO. He has been honored by France’s culture ministry as a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters for his contributions to the conservation of World Heritage sites.

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