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Jose Remón

Assistant Professor of Practice


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José Remón is a PhD Architect and Assistant professor at the Department of Architecture at Xi´an Jiatong University, Suzhou. His thesis, Mass Housing in Shanghai (1840-2012) The survival of Modernism in Contemporary China, analyzes the four existing typologies of mass housing in the city, describing from its historical, cultural, social and architectural context. His professional practice has been developed in Spain, Uk and China, where he arrived in 2009.

Research interests

Shanghai as case study

Housing as a tool of social intervention

Aesthetics, as art (architectural) philosophy

Artistic techniques as a form of architectural representation

Methodological processes for teaching and practice of architecture


Principal - Corso D. - Since 2014 to 2021

Assistant Professor - XJTLU - 2021

Awards and honours

Sustainable Roof for Engineering College in Vilanova i la Geltru (Barcelona, Spain). First Prize. 2007

IV Edition of Sustainable Construction Awards. Sustainable Roof for Engineering College in Vilanova i la Geltru (Barcelona, Spain). Honourable Mention. 2012

Town Centre in Cenate Sopra (Bergamo, Italy). 2nd Prize. 2012

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Master Architect, ETSAB (UPC) Barcelona - 2007

Specialization Master Architect, ETSAB (UPC) Barcelona - 2010

PhD, ETSAB (UPC) Barcelona - 2013

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