Xiaoyu Liu

Xiaoyu Liu

Jersey City, NJ, US

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I'm Xiaoyu Liu, a recent Master in Urban Design graduate from Washington University in St. Louis. Currently, I'm looking for a urban design related job.

I am a experienced designer with a 6-year urban planning and design academic study background. I have developed deep understanding of urban design and cultivated essential professional skills to work as an urban designer. 

As a global designer, I have accomplished urban design projects in various social and culture background (as I list in my work sample). These on-site design experiences inspired me to create appropriate design for different places and have a better understanding of global urban design practices.

As a farsighted designer, I'm good at collecting infomation and predicting future trends of urban areas. Meanwhile, I especially focused a lot on sustainable design methods in my recent projects (Mending Kansas City and Triaxial Evolution) in Washington University.

As a versatile designer, I have mastered a series of site analyzing, problem solving and idea visualizing skills and know how to achieve them cost-effectively by using appropriate softwares. I know quite well about how to work both collaboratively or independently to accomplish design works cost-effectively with high quality. I'm willing to communicate with colleagues and clients to improve the products of team. Also, I'm a good adder in landscape and architecture projects since I'm always interested in them and they were often integrated in my design.

Thank you for viewing my introduction and welcome to contact me :)


TJU Research Institute of Architecture Design and Urban Planning, Tianjin, CN, Intern Urban Planner

Project: Urban Design of Dazhigu Area
Site: Hedong District, Tianjin, China
Department: Urban Design Section, Chen Tian Studio
Responsibility: Chief designer of 3 urban parks & and leader of a 3-intern-group

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015

TJU Research Institute of Architecture Design and Urban Planning, Tianjin, CN, Intern Urban Planner

Project: ViIlage Planning of Xishan Village
Site: Xishan, Qianxi, Hebei, China
Department: City Planning Section, Chen Tian Studio
Responsibility: Site investigation, Design of rural dwellings, Entrance design

Feb 2015 - Apr 2015


Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MArch, Urban Design

Sep 2016 - Aug 2017

Tianjin University, Tianjin, CN, BArch, Urban Planning

It was a five-year degree.In the first two years, I studied architecture courses. In the later three years, I studied urban planning and design courses.

Sep 2011 - Jun 2016


Second Prize @ 2016 TEAM20 Competition & Symposium, 2nd Place

Project: No Character to Numerous Characters - Community Identity Design for Old Town of Chongqing (Urban Design)


Honorable Mention @ 2015 Busan International Architecture Design Workshop, Honorable Mention

Project: Design for Kids & Designed by Kids


2013-2014 Excellent Works in School of Architecture @ Tianjin University, Award

Project: Sprout Out of Dust


Honorable Mention @ 2014 International AIM Design Competition, Honorable Mention

Project: X - Pandora


Second Prize & Best Economical Analysis Prize @ 7th Fangixingbei National Real Estate Planning Competetion, 2nd Place

Project: Yida· Yuyijun Residential Community


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