Tianchen Dai holds a PhD in Architecture from the Southeast University, China. She received M.Arch from Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK, and B.Arch from Department of Built Environment, University of Nottingham, UK.
She worked as a visiting researcher from 2016 to 2018 at Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft Technical University, The Netherlands, where she is working now as a postdoctoral researcher. She researches how the cultural and social identity of urban landscapes are shaped and delivered to people.
Her specific research interests lie in the spatial narration of urban landscapes, and its impact on the formation of mindset, city image, and behavioral intention. She is currently working on the project “Port City Futures”, initiated by the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centers.
Postdoctoral researcher at Delft University of Technology
PhD, Architecture, Southeast University, China
M.Arch, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London, UK
B.Arch, Department of Built Environment, University of Nottingham, UK