A native of Beijing, China, Yu‘s sensibility for landscapes has been shaped by a unique combination of art and culture. Since joining MVVA, she has contributed to schematic design for North Grant Park in Chicago, IL and Tulsa Riverfront Park in Tulsa, OK. Prior to joining MVVA, Yu had an internship at AECOM Design+Planning, where she worked on large-scale, comprehensive planning projects.
Yu received a Bachelor of Engineering in Urban Design from Tianjin University, in Tianjin, China. She earned a Master of Landscape Architecture from Harvard's Graduate School of Design.
Yu joined MVVA in 2012.