John Lin is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong. He was born in Taiwan and immigrated to the US in 1983. After studying in both the Art and Engineering programs at The Cooper Union in New York City, he received a professional degree in Architecture in 2002. His experimental constructions have been published widely and exhibited in the Architecture Park (Kolonihaven) at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen (2004), the Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism (2007), the Beijing Architecture Biennale (2008) and at the Venice Biennale (2008). He has received two commendations for his ‘Qinmo Village School’ and the ‘TaiPing Bridge Renovation’ projects in the Architecture Review Awards for Emerging Architecture (2009). His current research concerns the relationship between Rural and Urban China with a focus on the sustainable development of Chinese Villages. He has taught previously at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture and The Chinese University of Hong Kong.