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Zishi Li

Zishi graduated from Yale College with a B.A. in Architecture (with distinction) and then returned to Yale School of Architecture for Masters in Architecture I. Her adaptive reuse design project for Raymond Farm Living Arts Center was nominated the H.I. Feldman Prize. Prior to joining Studio Link-Arc, Zishi worked at 3XN and Henning Larsen Architects in Copenhagen, CallisonRTKL in Los Angeles, Zaha Hadid Architects in London and URBANUS in Beijing. Her work experience ranges from competitions, schematic and design development, construction permit drawing submission, as well as collaboration with BIM.

After investigating how the ethnic Dong people’s dwellings have been shaped by China’s modernity with Yale’s travelling fellowship in 2017, Zishi founded the Guangnan Dong Architecture & Culture Preservation Center, which is a non-profit organization authorized by the ministry of civil affairs of Longsheng Autonomous County. Followed by an exhibition in Maya’s Room, Zishi introduced Guangnan the ancient Dong village to the Yale community and finished the concept design for the Center’s workstation in March 2018. The workstation’s construction began in November 2019 and concluded in May 2024.

At Link-Arc, Zishi continuously contributes to the Luhu Cultural Center, façade innovation project for CR Land, Shenzhen Literature & Art Center and more.