Faculty

Jun Zou portrait, black and white

Jun Zou


Associate Professor



225-578-8464 | 406 Julian T. White Hall
junjiang@lsu.edu

Interior Design BS Hunan University, China
MArch Hunan University
MArch Carleton University



Jun Zou is an associate professor in the School of Interior Design and is an LSU Doctor of Design candidate. With her mixed background in Eastern and Western education systems as well as extensive teaching and research experience in both, she has always been interested in researching how cultural, social, and technological aspects affect interior/architectural design research and how they interact with design education.

Jun Zou’s research interests are in the following areas:

  • Cross-cultural interior and architectural design thinking, aesthetics, and technologies and the inherited ecological philosophies, including regional vernacular dwellings and the relationship with sustainable
  • Architectural lighting, including artificial lighting and natural lighting; human perception and the impact on the built environment through environmental psychology and digital analysis.
  • Interior design thinking for health and design pedagogical

Selected Publications

Zou, Jun. “Light and Form – A Pedagogical Research.” Proceedings of Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) International Conference, 2022.

Zou, Jun. “On Connotations of South-Facing Design Principle: Case studies of Light and Shadow in Interior Design.” Proceedings of Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) International Conference, 2021.

Zou, Jun. “On ‘Pivot’ in Traditional Chinese Interior Architecture and Urban Planning.” Proceedings of Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) International Conference, 2020.

Chen, Bo; Zou, Jun. “Discussing the Design of Humanized Place in Hospice Care Hospital from the Perspective of Interior Design.” Chinese Health Service Management, Issue 11 2019.11, Vo.36 pp 812-815.

Zou, Jun; Ma, Ke; Huang, Yamgan & Chen, Feihu. “Comparative study of the luminous environments of vernacular architectures in China and the United States at 30th parallel north.” Advances in Building Energy Research, Taylor & Francis, Issue 1 2019, Vo.13 pp. 101-121.

Zou, Jun. “’Light’ and ‘light’: Metaphysical Forces on Materiality.” Proceedings of Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) International Conference, 2019, Jun, Hu, Sihan & Wang, Liqun. Common Area Redesign For Fullness of Senior Living. Proceedings of Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) International Conference, 2018.

Zou, Yang. Chen, Feihu. & Zou, Jun. Integrated, Experiencing, Opened. ZHUANGSHI (Decoration, Chinese tier one professional journal published by Tsinghua University, top one university in China), (ISSN: 0412-3662), May 2011 Vo.216 (2-346), pp. 122-124.

Courses

ID 2750 Interior Design Studio I
ID 2751 Interior Design Studio II
ID 2770 Color and Illumination I
ID 3752 Interior Design Studio III
ID 3753 Interior Design Studio IV
ID 3770 Color and Illumination II
ID 4742 Interior Design Contemporary Issues and Theory