Andong Lu is Professor in Architecture and Urbanism, Nanjing University and Executive Chief-editor of the Architectural Journal (International Edition), China. He completed PhD at Darwin College, University of Cambridge, and was a Fellow of Wolfson College.

Professor Lu has published widely in academic journals, including the Journal of Architecture, arq: Architectural Research Quarterly, Time + Architecture and World Architecture, etc. He co-edited with François Penz the Urban Cinematics (University of Chicago Press, 2011) and with Wowo Ding and Arie Graafland the Cities in Transition (NAi010 Press, 2015).

He is working on Steady Steps Forwards: Reflective Architectural Practice in China, a special issue of Architecture Design (forthcoming 2018). He is an architect, curator and filmmaker. His current research focuses on modern vernacular heritages in China, including early-20th century cocoonery architecture and the wetland settlements in the Yangtze Delta region.