Lanqing is a Ph.D. student in the Urban Design and Planning Unit, Department of Architecture at TU Darmstadt.

After receiving the degree of Master of Architecture from Tongji University, Shanghai, China in 2017 and one-year teaching architectural sketch design in UPro Design School, Shanghai, she started her Ph.D. project in TU Darmstadt in 2018. Her research focus is on the relation between urban environment and mental health. The aim of Lanqing’s Ph.D. research is to identify urban design elements promoting restorative effects in arterial streets of the Frankfurt Rhein-Main agglomeration, Germany. At the current stage, she is working on methodologies for street spatial analysis and measuring psychological reaction with neuroscience technology.

Current research project:

  • Verkehrsberuhigung Frankfurt Mainkai: Vorher / Nachher – Studie zur Verbesserung der Fußwegeverbindungen und Aufenthaltsaktivitäten

Tasks within

Lanqing is associate researcher in the CITY research subcluster and member of the Mobility Design Doctorate Colloquium.


Fachgebiet Entwerfen und Stadtplanung
Fachbereich Architektur
Technische Universität Darmstadt