Ying-yu Hung Managing Principal, Los Angeles
Ying-yu Hung has 25 years of experience in urban design and landscape architecture for complex projects that balance environmental and development issues. She has directed landscape design for a wide variety of public and private projects. As both a designer and a planner, she has the demonstrated capability to integrate form with function, and possesses the vision to protect our exhaustible resources with sustainable development. A testament to her high-quality designs, many of Ms. Hung’s projects have been recognized with prestigious awards including the ASLA Award of Excellence.
Ying-yu is an adjunct assistant professor of the Landscape Architecture Master’s Degree Program at the University of Southern California, and a design critic in landscape architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is also co-author of the book “Landscape Infrastructure: Case Studies by SWA.”
Inspired ByBill Viola, James Turrell, Su-Chen Hung.
EducationMaster of Landscape Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Bachelor of Arts, Architecture (Honors), University of California, Berkeley
Affiliations & RegistrationsRegistered Landscape Architect, California and Texas
Member, American Society of Landscape Architects
Business Advocacy Member, Central City Association, Los Angeles
Lecturer for the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (Year-Present)
Selected AwardsMerit Award, ASLA Southern California Chapter, Quality of Life Awards Program, Giant Interactive Campus (2014)
Honor Award, ASLA Southern California Chapter, Sands BINthworks Redevelopment (2014)
Finalist, Moscow River Embankment Competition, Moscow, Russian Federation (2014)
Green Innovation Award, Landscape Design Category, 2013 Design China, Giant Interactive Group Headquarters (2013)
Award of Excellence, ASLA Southern California Chapter, Quality of Life Awards Program, Gubei Pedestrian Promenade (2012)