Landscape architecture professor Zhou Ganzhi has died
Martha Fajardo, Past President of IFLA has announced
the sad death of Professor Zhou Ganzhi.
Martha Fajardo / CC BY
Professor Zhou Ganzi together with Martha Fajardo and James Hayter of IFLA
Professor Zhou Ganzhi was an eminent landscape educator from the
People’s Republic of China and one of the key architects of the integration of
the Chinese Society of Landscape architecture into the International Federation
of Landscape Architecture.
Professor Zhou Ganzhi had a long and illustrious
professional and academic career, including acting as a special consultant of
The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of People’s Republic of
China, as a Professor at Tsinghua University as well as being a former Vice
Minister of Construction.
Among his many roles, he was a Member of Chinese
Academy of Sciences, the Honorary President of Urban Planning Society of China
as well as being the Honorary President of Chinese Society of Landscape
Martha Fajardo, during whose presidency of IFLA the
CSLA became members of IFLA, paid the following tribute to Professor Zhou
Ganzhi: “Those of us who knew him will remember him as a gentle and
inspirational person who was determined to make the world a better place.”
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