Luying Xu

Luying Xu

San Francisco, CA, US

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With over 2 years of experience as a designer after obtaining master’s degree from UCLA, I specialize in mixed-use commercial and residential projects, with a focus on sustainable design. Meanwhile, I participated in the Google North Bayshore master plan and urban design project. In my recent role at Hassell, I participated in the Google north bayshore urban design projects and as part of competition team I participated in several competitions and educational bid project, with two of them selected for recognition. My responsibilities included collaborating with cross-functional teams across different time zones (Australian), identifying and resolving issues in CD/DD processes

Have several internships in real estate consulting companies, architecture studio and urban planning research institute in China, support the senior urban designers to do research based on GIS and do analysis of site selection, as well as do some concept design.

I am proficient in various design software including Rhino, Revit and Adobe Suite. Rendering is my forte, I use a variety of rendering software such as Enscape/UE5/Lumion/Twinmotion, did a lot of VFX works.  Fan of resin 3D printer and crafts.



Hassell, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

Aug 2022 - current


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, MSAUD

Master of science in Architecture and Urban Design Entertainment Studio, using UE5 and C4D making video for architecture narrative.

Aug 2021 - current

Tongji University, Shanghai, CN, BArch, Urban Planning

Both doing urban planning and architecture design, as well as landscape architecture

Sep 2016 - Jul 2021


Solar Decathlon China 2018 6th, Honorable Mention

Tongji University and Technical University of Darmstadt (China-Germany) Group work No.6


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