Zhiting Jin is an architecture graduate currently living in London, U.K. Grew up in Shenzhen, China, Zhiting received his Bachelor of Art in Environmental Design from Xiamen University, China in 2020. He is committed to making the physical world around us a better place for everyone through architectural design.
He spent two years at the Royal College of Art following with ADS5, led by Amin Taha. In his first year he investigated the use of post-tension stone technology in large span Structure, through the design of a new high speed railway station in downtown Chongqing. It is also as a new typology to revitalize a decaying urban district due to topographic isolation.
In his second year project, he systematically research the status of urban villages in Shenzhen where they are condition were poor, and if they a viable method for improvement. Balancing the interests of multiple parties and envisioning a non-destructive approach that would allow for a better living environment for low-income people in the city and continue to guarantee their right to live in the city.