Pei Liu

Pei Liu

New York, NY, US



Architecture + Urban Design

Big Design Fan

Research/work experience in China/USA/Brazil



Peter Allen & Associates, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Urban Designer

• Cooperating with Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to initiate Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) Program
• Conducting market research and community studies, proposing urban design proposals and implementation strategies, and giving public presentations to get investors for cities participating in RRC program
• Cities across Michigan, including Detroit, Boyne City, Muskegon, Ypsilanti, Lincoln Park, Allegan, Roseville, Southfield, Novi, Ann Arbor, Lansing and East Lansing

Jun 2013 - current

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, New York, NY, US, Intern

Helped with precedent studies of mixed-use projects
Assisted in concept design of a mixed-use development in Guizhou, China

Feb 2013 - Mar 2013

Tsinghua Urban Planning & Design Institute, Beijing, CN, Assistant Designer/RA

Researched on Feicheng, Shandong for further urban planning
Collaborated in building up the GIS model of Feicheng
Assisted with urban planning and design of Feicheng
Managed connection with clients in Feicheng

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012

TianHua Architecture Planning & Engineering Limited, Shanghai, CN, Intern

Assisted with concept and detail design of a high residential project by Vanke, Shanghai, China
Collaborated with senior designers for Meixihu Hotel Design Competition in Changsha, China
Contacted with foreign design firms for cooperations

May 2011 - Aug 2011

S.M.A.L.L. Architects, Beijing, CN, Project Assistant

Assited with design and construction of Tsinghua University Dormitory Public Space Renovation
Managed the budget
Organized student volunteers for construction

Jun 2010 - Nov 2010


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Masters, Urban Design

Research on urban issues in different aspects: real estate, economy, environment, education system, sustainability

Design studios in Rio de Janeiro: suburban design, Campus design, Favelas renewal

Study in real estate development, focusing on financial analysis and marketing

Jul 2012 - May 2013

Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN, BArch, Architecture

General knowledge of Architecture/urban planning history and theories
Strong Architecture design training
Construction and engineer basic knowledge
Art training: sketches, water color drawings, photograph
Ability of team work and multi-tasking

Aug 2007 - Jul 2012


Merit Based Scholorship, 1st Place

Top Students in Architecture and Urban Planning


Areas of Specialization