Ying Liu

Ying Liu

Los Angeles, CA, US


MIxed-use project


MIxed-use project

Beijing CBD Super High-rise Tower Competition, Beijing, China, 2010 with Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Competition scheme of a 500 meter mixed-use landmark tower in Beijing CBD. Program includes hotel, office and retail spaces.

Taiyuan Fen River Financial Center, Taiyuan, China, 2010 with Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Mixed-use landmark twin towers concept design. Program includes hotel, service apartment, residential, office and retail space.

One Malaysia Mixed-use Development & Super High-rise Tower Competition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2009 with Adrian Smith +Gordon Gill Architecture     
A world-class, mixed-use development master plan provides 22-million square feet of new residential, office, convention and commercial space. The district will feature an expanded 1-million square feet Matrade Convention Center and a 550 meter tall tower -- One Malaysia, a new modern landmark for Kuala Lumpur.

Office Projects

Chinese Academy of Science Information Tower, Beijing, China, 2012 with KlingStubbins
A 67,000 sm office tower plus data center as the heart of China’s furture .cn domain access portal. The project is located along a major urban road near Beijing’s “silicon valley”. Since the release of the design concept, this project has received many attention from the local design community due to its high profile and visibility. The project construction will be completed by the end of 2013.

MASDAR Headquarter, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2007-2009 with Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Winning scheme of an international public competition. The original design was fully developed to construction document, currently under bidding process. The MASDAR Headquarters is aimed to be the world first positive energy building, generates more energy than it consumes. Located in the zero carbon, zero waste MASDAR City outside of Abu Dhabi, the project includes office, retail, transit circulation and incorporates landscaped green space.

IBEW Local 701, Warrenville, IL, 2002-2003 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates
84,000 sq. ft., AIA award winning cooperate office building

Retail Project

Greentown Wenzhou Lucheng Shopping Center, Wenzhou, China, 2006-2007 with RTKL
900,000 sq. ft. high-profile shopping center as part of a large scale mixed-use development. The project was carried out from concept to design development.  

Yantai Mixed-use Development & Shopping Center, Competition Winning Scheme, Yantai, China, 2006 with RTKL
Competition winning scheme of a 73 acre urban mixed-use development includes office tower, retail center and residential components.

Pozijie Mixed-use Retail Center, Changsha, China, 2005-2006 with RTKL
1,030,000 sq. ft. mixed-use project including retail shopping mall and high-rise residential towers. 

Residential and Hospitality Project

 MinMetal West Mountain Resort Hotel, Beijing, China, 2011 with KlingStubbins

A 60,000 sm resort hotel development including 130 villa type
timeshare property and a five-star Sheraton Starwood hotel.

Heritage San Jose Tower by Mesa Development, San Jose, CA, 2005 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates
480,000 sq. ft., 23 stories high-rise residential tower

Loyola University Water Tower Campus Student Residence Hall, Chicago, IL, 2004-2005 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates
$51 million, 247,000 sq. ft., 25 stories full amenity high-rise student housing project

340 on the Park, Chicago, IL, 2004 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates
64-stories, LEED certified high-rise residential tower

50 East Chestnut, Chicago, IL, 2003-2004 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates
$44 million, 174,000 sq. ft., 39 stories high-rise residential tower

One Rincon Hill, San Francisco, CA, 2003 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates
High-rise residential tower proposal

Heritage Millennium Park Condominium by Mesa Development, Chicago, IL, 2002 - 2003 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates 

Saint Xavier Univ. Student Housings, phase I and II, Chicago, IL, 2000-2002 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates
Multi-phased, $8.3 million, 82,000 sq. ft. low-rise student housing project

Classic Residence by Hyatt, Glenview, IL, 1999-2000 with Solomon Cordwell Buenze and Associates
26 acre, 606,000 sq. ft. senior housing development

Urban Design Development

Vantone City Master Plan, Chengdu, China, 2011 with Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Arcthitecture
4 sq. km. mini-city prototype development focuses on sustainability, high density and public transit oriented development. The program includes regional healthcare facilities, urban agricultural factories and mixed-use residential development.

TianJin Airport Business District Urban Design Competition, Tianjing, China, 2009 with Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Master plan for new commercial development adjacent to the TianJin Airport, providing 283,000 sm of class-A office space and 27,200 sm retail space arranged around a large central park.

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Status: Built
Location: US, Mideast, China