Jérémy Cheval

École Spéciale d’Architecture and Strate Lyon Design School

Jérémy Cheval holds a Ph.D. in architecture and is also an exhibition curator, teacher, researcher, and sinologist. Currently, he teaches at the École Spéciale d’Architecture and Strate Lyon Design School. From 2018 to 2022, he served as the head of Anthropocene training programs, spanning from undergraduate to doctoral levels, and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Lyon Urban School. He spent approximately a decade living and working in China, from 2005 to 2017, where he worked as an architect-urbanist and teacher at Tongji University. Following the defense of his thesis in 2018 on the social and spatial transformations of Shanghai's shikumen lilong, he returned to France. He engages in interdisciplinary investigations and research processes to explore the Anthropocene in various territories. His current research focuses on the intersections of the Anthropocene, China, architecture, and shared spaces. Additionally, he co-curated exhibitions such as "Dessiner le droit dans l'anthropocène" (2022), "Urbanités" (2021), "Chine construire l'héritage" (2018), and "SUSAS Shanghai" (2015).