Andrew Furmanski

Andrew Furmanski

Shanghai, CN



I am a young designer, author of the blog Urban Operandi, and overall enthusiast currently working in Shanghai. Please feel free to contact me for any design inquiries or collaboration.



UAP Company, Shanghai, CN, Associate - Lead Designer

Jan 2016 - current

IMG3, Shanghai, CN, Project Manager and Designer

-Lead designer for various projects including commercial, residential, office, institutional and urban design developments all throughout China
-Develop design plans and innovative solutions in response to technical problems posed by a project’s scope
-Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard urban and environmental design techniques and procedures while using judgment to make minor adaptations and modifications when necessary
-Manage the presentation and report development for clients then attend meetings to both deliver and ensure the design objectives clarity and comprehension
-Lead the refinement and the building/expanding of the firm’s branding, marketing and business platform

Sep 2012 - Dec 2015

DNA Design and Art, Shanghai, CN, Creative Consultant

-Provide visual identity consulting including branding consultation, logo design, business card design, letterhead design, brochure design, flyer design, presentation design and infographic design
-Brainstorm and develop the social media profile design, user interaction, marketing and outreach techniques
-Lead interior/exterior brainstorming and design development of the gallery space, cafe, flower shop, studio space, and bookstore

Jan 2015 - Sep 2015

Ecoland Planning and Design, Beijing, CN, Environmental Designer

Involved in several aspects of the planning and design process for projects of varying scales across China
-Collaborated and conducted research with senior architects on the form and function of a 5700 meter2 green roof design
-Provided textual support and high level graphic renderings for an ASLA professional awards submission
-Contributed urban/retail design knowledge for Dalian Wanda Group competition

Aug 2011 - Feb 2012

Fanning Institute, Athens, GA, US, Research/Design Intern

Part of an eight-person team that created an inspiring redevelopment plan for the city of Donalsonville, Ga
-Assisted in the community and council consultation process: including interviews and focus groups with Donalsonville community members
-Drafted extensive text/graphic reports conveying community design strategies

May 2010 - Aug 2010


University of Georgia, Athens, GA, US, Bachelors, Landscape Architecture

Aug 2006 - May 2011


ASLA Student Honor Award, Award

Awarded to the top student in the School of Environmental Design at the University of Georgia by the Georgia Society of Landscape Architects on behalf of the American Society of Landscape Architects


Neel Reid Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship


School of Environmental Design Scholarship, Scholarship


URG Design Merit, Award

Awarded for finishing second place in the URG Design competition held annually at the University of Georgia.


H.B. Owens Award, Scholarship


Fine Arts Institute Award of Excellence, Award


Areas of Specialization