xinru liu

xinru liu

New York, NY, US



Xin is currently study in Rhode Island School of Design, pursuing her bachelor degree in Architecture and Fine Arts. As an aspiring designer, Xin has strong interest in philosophy and critical theory, which set foundation for her architecture practice. She is really interested in challenging the limit of architecture, questioning the line between architecture and non-architecture.  Besides her major, Xin is also very engaged in solving social issue, so far, she has been working on the topic of environmental problems, homelessness and youth incarceration.


Marpillero Pollak Architects, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

LEFT, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

URBANUS 都市实践, Shenzhen, CN, Summer research intern

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012


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

Sep 2011 - current

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, MDes

Sep 2019 - Jun 2021

Areas of Specialization