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Staff Profile

Doctor Gerald Chungu

QualificationsBArch, MEng-UD, PhD
Phone 0117177631
Organisational Unit School of Architecture and Planning

  • Urbanism

  • Sustainability and Eneergy Efficiency in Buildings and Cities

  • Urban Informality

  • Spatial Changes and Impacts of Sino-Africa Relationships and Interactions

  • Impacts of informal economic activities on spatial structure of cities.

G erald Chungu, lectures Building Construction and Computer Aided Design in the School of Architecture and Planning at University of the Witwatersrand. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Copperbelt Univeristy in Zambia, where he started practicing Architecture. He later obtained a Masters degree in Urban Design and Planning from Tonji University, Shanghai, China. After graduating from Tongji University, Gerald spent the following 7 years practicing and teaching Architecture in Shanghai. He is currently a PhD candidate at the Institute of Architecture of the University of Venice (IUAV)


Gerald Chungu. Changing Spatial Structure of Metropolitan Shanghai 1990 – 2002: Emerging Patterns of the Global City Region: Spatial Changes in Johannesburg, Mumbai/Bombay, Shanghai and Sao Paulo. Edited by Raiser, Simon and Volkmann, Krister. Osteuropa-Inst, 2005