Shuang Yan

Shuang Yan

Berkeley, CA, US

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Shuang Yan is an architectural designer based in Bay Area in California.

Shuang received a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Tongji University(2016), and Master of Architecture from University of California, Berkeley(2020). Her work experience includes SmithGroup, Aidlin Darling and The Open Workshop in San Francisco, and Scenic Architecture Office in Shanghai.



Richard Beard Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Oct 2020 - current

Spinagu, Junior Designer

Aug 2020 - Oct 2020

XR Lab, Berkeley, CA, US, Student Researcher

Jul 2020 - Oct 2020

SmithGroup, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Project: Sunnyvale Civic Center
Worked in the DD phase in Workplace studio. Helped make physical and digital models.
Project: South San Francisco Community Civic Campus
Assisted with the plaza design. Used grasshopper to create paving pattern.

Jun 2019 - Dec 2019

The Open Workshop, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

Assisted with the production of 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.

May 2019 - Jun 2019

Aidlin Darling Design, San Francisco, CA, US, Summer Architectural Intern

Project: Yerba Buena Island Amenity
Assisted with SD for a clubhouse and created digital models, diagrams, renderings.
Project: Knight Grassgreen
Worked on plans, site plan, and physical model for the archive.

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Scenic Architecture Office, Shanghai, CN, Junior Designer

Project: The Supplementary Schools Affiliated to ShanghaiTech University
Participated in SD and DD for K-12 project.
Project: Shanghai Yunjing Road Service Building
Assisted with the production of CD.

Aug 2015 - Oct 2015


University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Master of Architecture (Cumulative GPA 3.845/4)
Graduate Certificate in New Media

Aug 2017 - May 2020

Tongji University, Shanghai, CN, Bachelors, Bachelor of Science, Landscape Architecture

Bachelor of Engineering in Landscape Architecture (Cumulative GPA 4.32/5)
Study in Cross - Disciplinary Class

Sep 2012 - Jun 2016


Areas of Specialization