The laboratory, approved in 2007 by the State Ministry of Science and Technology, is the only national key architecture laboratory in universities of the country. It was built on the basis of "Subtropical Architectural Science Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education", with 2 first-level disciplines of architecture and civil engineering as its core, with other related subjects such as acoustics, optics, transportation, environment and materials integrated, and three major research directions, including planning and designing, environment and energy-consuming, structure and safety. There are 112 fixed and mobile staff, including 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Science, 26 doctoral supervisors and 39 professors.
1) Theoretical studies of subtropical cities and architectural design
Memorial Hall of Victims in Nanjing Massacre
Museum of South Yue Emperor's grave in West Han dynasty
2) Research on city noise
3) Architectural passive evaporative cooling energy efficient technology
Heat insulation roof for Fojia grass planting
Water glass roof
4) Theory and application of high quality construction monitoring for big span pre-stressed concrete deck cable stayed bridge
The Panyu Bridge under construction
5) Key disaster-resistance techniques and engineering application of concrete construction
The fire-resistance experiment of steel tube high strength concrete columns and its application in Zhonghua Square of Guangzhou
For more details please visit the website http://www.scut.edu.cn/skl-sbs/.