Xin Cao

Courtesy Associate Professor
Landscape Architecture
Research Interests:
Heritage Conservation; Landscape Conservation; Cultural Landscape; Landscape Planning & Design
Phone: 541-658-9989
Office: 382A Lawrence Hall

M.S., landscape architecture, 2001, School of Landscape Architecture, Beijing Forestry University.

Ph.D., Human Geography, 2005, College of Urban and Environmental Sciences, World Heritage Research Center, Peking University. 

Research Interests: Heritage Conservation; Landscape Conservation; Cultural Landscape; Landscape Planning & Design

Xin Cao is a visiting professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Oregon, and associate professor of Landscape Architecture at Beijing Forestry University of China. She is a member of ICOMOS, a Registered Planner, and Member of Council & Member of Academic Committee at Yuan Ming Yuan Gardens Society of China. Her research area is on heritage conservation, landscape planning and design. She has published over 30 papers, and co-edited the book “Wetland Culture in China.” In 2005 she was a Visiting Fellow at ICCROM (International Center for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, Rome, Italy). She received awards for teaching and papers, and Outstanding Person Award of Yuan Ming Yuan Gardens Society of China. She has finished more than 30 projects as the leader and chief designer including heritage conservation research and planning & design, eco-tourism planning, park and open space planning and design, etc.

Xin Cao will teach the summer program Landscape and Heritage in China together with Prof. Robert Melnick. Here is the summer program link: https://geo.uoregon.edu/programs/china/landscape-and-heritage-in-china