Robert Yang

Robert Yang

Providence, RI, US

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Robert is an interior architect currently based in Providence, Rhode Island. He received his Master of Design in Interior Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design, and his Bachelor of Arts from Williams College, where he studied Environmental Science and Art History/Studio. With a focus on adaptive reuse, he transforms historic buildings into environments that promote social dynamism and foster healthy communities. 

For more than four years, he has worked in Business Development, Marketing, and PR, collaborating with some of New York City's premier design firms, including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, WXY architecture + urban design, AvroKO, and SOM.

Robert is also a classically trained cellist and an avid printmaker with experience in intaglio and woodcut relief.



Diller Scofidio + Renfro, New York, NY, US, Business Development Consultant

Jun 2021 - current

WXY Architecture + Urban Design, New York, NY, US, Marketing Manager

Mar 2018 - May 2019

AvroKO, New York, NY, US, Marketing Coordinator

Nov 2016 - Feb 2018

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), New York, NY, US, Marketing Coordinator

Jun 2015 - Nov 2016


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Jun 2019 - Jun 2021

Williams College, Williamstown, MA, US, Bachelors, Environmental Geoscience and Art Practice

Aug 2011 - Jun 2015


Agency of Adaptive Reuse, Award

My design thesis, "Remembering Chinatown", was recognized for its "Agency of Adaptive Reuse" and its use of design to address cultural erasure.


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