After practicing as an architectural and urban designer in China and the U.S., Yifan has developed strong abilities in environmental research and design within built environments, and he adapts easily to working with clients from different sectors. Yifan is skilled at turning complex data into easily understood and beautiful graphics, synthesizing input from a variety of sources. Through his interdisciplinary background in urban planning/design and architecture, he has completed design and research on sustainable community development, urban waterfront revitalization, hazard mitigation planning and post-industrial facilities renovation. Born and raised in a seaside region, Yifan has great emotional connections with the sea and harbor, and he is able to offer his specific insights into urban development within waterfront areas.
Yifan’s professional interests include architecture/urban design, sustainable building/infrastructure goals solution, sustainable community development, hazard mitigation planning, urban waterfront revitalization, urban data analysis and visualization.