Yu Ye

Tongji University, Assistant Professor | Shanghai, China


Yu Ye is an assistant professor in the Department of Architecture, College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University, China. He gained his PhD degree from University of Hong Kong and he had worked as a Post-doctoral researcher in Future Cities Lab, ETH Zurich. His research mainly focuses on data-informed and computational urban design utilizing multi-sourced urban data and newly-emerged analytical techniques like virtual reality and machine learning. He has published a series of journal articles on Environment and Planning B, Urban Geography, Urban Design International, etc. He is also the PI of 2018 CTBUH International Research Seed Fund.


Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2019)


30 January 2020

Yu Ye, Zhendong Wang, Nannan Dong & Xihui Zhou, Tongji University

Tall buildings unquestionably need to improve their impact on the urban habitat. A human-focused approach to measuring the social impact of tall buildings’ ground conditions,...


28 October 2019

Dr. Yu Ye & Nannan Dong, Tongji University

Designing tall buildings as urban habitats rather than structures that stand aloof from their environments has become an important concern. However, without quantitative data, design...


14 March 2019

Xihui Zhou & Yu Ye & Zhendong Wang, Tongji University

After decades of high-speed development, designing tall buildings as critical components of urban habitat, rather than simply standing aloof from their environments, has become an...