Research Fellows

Yuqi Yang

UWA - PhD

Program 1

Project title
Honey bee flora landscape design for honey bee products and tourism

Introduction
Yuqi Yang is a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Design at The University of Western Australia (UWA), supervised by Dr. Maria Ignatieva, a world-leading landscape architect and urban ecologist.

She holds a B.Sc. (Agri.) in Landscape Architecture and finished her M.Sc. in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in Advanced Environmental Planning Technologies. She is a LEED Green Associate, granted by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in 2017. She has a working experience as an economic geography planner in China. And her recent journal paper, “Evaluating service functions of urban green space: A Case study in Kowloon, Hong Kong” was published on the International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (Impact Factor: 5.164) in 2018.

Yuqi Yang is aiming to design a botanic bee park, using local native flora as a tool for interactive modern design, in order to promote Australia honey bee products and tourism. Her research interest concentrates on the theory of “Design with Nature” and “Urban Biodiversity” within the context of sustainable city.