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Yifeng Zhang

Preservation Architect
CANY Architecture + Engineer DPC
Participates in 1 Session

Yifeng Zhang is a preservation architect at CANY Architecture and Engineering. She holds a Master of Science [M.S.] degree in Historic Preservation from The University of Texas at Austin. She is passionate about historic architecture and industrial heritage. Her works include architectural rehabilitations and restorations at northeastern region in the US. She has been restoring and repairing historic building envelopes in New York City in the past 9 years.

  • M.S. in Historic Preservation, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Registered Architect in New York State, United States
  • LEED Accredited Professional, Building Design + Construction

Professional Papers, Lectures, and Publications

  • “High Line and Low Line: Promenade Plantée in Paris,” Human Settlements, Second Issue, 2017, Author.
  • “Oasis Above Metropolitan: The Rooftop Farms in New York City,” Human Settlements, First Issue, 2017, Author.
  • “High Line Park: A Rehabilitation Story of Industrial Heritage in New York City,” Human Settlements, Second Issue, 2016, Author.
  • “Preservation Master Plan and Design Guidelines for the Reuse of Fort Monroe, VA,” Proceedings of International Conference on Fortified Heritage: Management and Sustainable Development (Fortius), October 2014, Pamplona, Spain, Co-Author.
  • “BIM Software Offers Superior Historic Resource and Archival,” APT DC Chapter 2013 Symposium: Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Cultural Resources, April 2013, Co-Presenter.

Sessions in which Yifeng Zhang participates

Monday 29 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Yifeng Zhang attends

Sunday 28 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | 2 hours

Monday 29 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:00 PM

Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:15 PM
3:15 PM - 5:00 PM | 1 hour 45 minutes

This tour offers an excursion on a privatized deck of Montreal's bateau-mouche; a playful guided tour that takes in some of the city's industrial landmarks from the St. Lawrence River.The tour is priced to cover additional costs; the fee includes access to the bateau-mouche, the tour and a drink.Departure will be on foot from the conference venue; boarding is at 3:45 p.m. at the l...

Thursday 1 September, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM | 2 hours

The South Central district is a former industrial and working-class neighbourhood with a rich and unique heritage. The visit will allow us to discover, among other things, the Macdonald Tobacco factory and the Raymond candy factory, the old workers' housing typical of the district, and the reuse of old buildings for cultural and community purposes. The activity will start at the Frontenac metro station and will end with a visit to the Écomusée du fier monde. Staff will be avail...

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Friday 2 September, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Walkers will meet at the entrance (there is only one) of Lionel Groulx Metro and from there walk along the canal to the St-Gabriel Locks. This was once the most heavily industrialized area in Canada. It is now a zone of affluence between the hardscrabble, but now gentrifying, Point Saint-Charles, historically Irish and French, and Little Burgundy, one of Montreal's first multi-racial neighbourhoods. Several former factories were converted into condominiums in the...

Saturday 3 September, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | 2 hours

Uncover the vestiges of the Canadian Pacifie Railway tracks and the former Angus Shops, which played integral raies in the industrial and residential development of Rosemont. This tour wi/1 give you insight into the industrial past of the neighbourhood and its new life bath as a place to live and to work.A tour designed and guided by Heritage Montreal. Departure at the corner of Rachel and Dézéry streets, 10 minutes walk from Prefontaine metro station

Gracia Dorel-Ferré

Keynote speaker
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