Zhiwen Luo


Associate Professor in Healthy building and cities
school of the Built Environment
University of Reading
Area of expertise: Health, Built Environment
Email: z.luo [at] reading.ac.uk
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My research expertise covers building-and-urban scale environmental design to achieve sustainable and healthy living. I co-authored the WHO guideline on ‘Natural ventilation for infection control in health-care settings’ by providing cost-saving hospital natural ventilation designing solutions for resource-poor regions. I am keen to collaobrate with health experts on the research of better understanding of linkage of built environment deisgn and infectious disease transmission.

Organisation details

Schoo of Built Environment at University of Reading was ranked 6th in research power in 2014 REF under the unit of Architecture, buitl enviornment and planning.