蔡镇钰 CaiZhenyu 蔡镇钰(CaiZhenyu)，男，1936年6月生，江苏常熟人，教授级待遇的高级建筑师。1956年毕业于南京>>>
CaiZhenyu, male, who was born in Changshu of Jiangsu Provincein June, 1936, is a senior architect of professor-level. He was graduated from Architecture Department of Nanjing Institute of Technology in 1956.Heacquired his Ph. D degree of Architecture from Moscow Architecture Institute in 1963. He was awarded as the National Master of Engineering Survey and Design in 1994. He was appointed as the Chief Architect of East China Architectural Design & Research Institute (1984-1999). Now ,he is a Senior Chief Architect of Shanghai Xian Dai Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd. He was a member of Shanghai Planning Committee, the Vice Director of Science & Technology Commission of Shanghai Construction Committee, the Vice Director of Chinese National Collegiate Architectural Education Accreditation Committee, a member of the Disciplinary Appraisal Panels under the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, and a member of the Steering Committee for Teaching of Architecture Studies in Institutions of Higher Learning.
Over the 50 years in his career, he directed lots of designs of construction and planning projects and acquired more than 20 prizes. He won a special award of architectural education from Architectural Society of China in 2006. The collection of his creative works《Qin Shu》, was published in June, 2007, which consists of four volumes including Urban and Residential District Design, Public Buildings, Theses, Poems and Paintings, and the prefaces were written by academicianQi Kang, ZhongXunzheng and Dai Fudong. When the 2007 Outstanding Contribution Award of CIHAF was announced in Beijing National Exhibition Theatre, CaiZhenyuwon the 2007 Outstanding Contribution Award of CIHAF with great honor.
CaiZhenyu’s theses mainly include: Reference and Architectural Creation----Exploring the Root of Chinese Architecture, Visions of Architecture at the Turn of the Century, Environment Outlook of Trans-Century Residential Districts, and Ecological Spirit of the Chinese Vernacular House, and other theses with a total of 60. The ideas of his creative works were trying to combine traditional buildings with advanced modern technology, to study and promote traditional Chinese philosophic concept, as well as simple ecological outlook and traditional spirit of architectural culture, aiming to become an architect of ecological architectural philosophy with Chinese characteristics by looking into the world while exploring in China. Over the years, he took part in thesis defense work of postgraduate degrees in many universities, the theses of master and doctor candidates reviewed by him have exceeded 150.He offered lectures at Tongji University, Southeast University and many other universities, and worked as part-time professor and doctoral supervisor in these universities. The postgraduate students directed by him have produced more than ten theses over last five years.
It was the nurture of Chinese culture during his childhood and youth years that have made CaiZhenyuto study and create works unremittingly under the guide of the concept that “Only national makes international”.
CaiZhenyu was born in Changshu in the South of Yangtze River, a small city with a charming landscape that renowned as a ten-mile green mountain half into the city, which can be traced back to the Warring States Period and has nurtured many scholars and artists in its history. The beautiful hometown and China’s rich national culture sowed seeds in his youthful mind. He passed the examination and began to study architecture in the Architecture Department of Nanjing Institute of Technologywhen he was 17, where the professors opened the first door for him to a palace hall of design. When he was studying in Soviet Union in 1960s, his vision was further broadened by the sparkling white birch forest and the splendid culture and art of Russia. Pushkin’s verse will always reverberate in his mind……