Fu Yun is an internationally trained architect. Originally from New Zealand and Taiwan, work and study have taken him to Sydney, Beijing, London, and Boston, where he is currently an Instructor in Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Recent and on-going projects concern contemporary building design strategies in seismic regions; modernities, modernisms, and modern architecture in the Asia Pacific; as well as independent consulting on issues of design and creative strategies.
Yun’s work has been supported by the Sinclair Kennedy Fellowship, the Confucius Research Ph.D. Fellowship, and the DDes Research Grant during his doctoral candidacy. He has worked at Foster+Partners in London, ZAO/standardarchitecture in Beijing, and Facet Studio in Sydney. He has been a guest critic and teaching fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the University of New South Wales, and was involved in the publications The Mumbai Metropolitan Region and Palava City: A Brief Account and Evaluation (Harvard GSD, 2017), China’s Urban Communities: Concepts, Contexts and Well-Being (Birkhauser, 2016) and Urban Intensities: Contemporary Housing Types and Territories (Birkhauser, 2014).
Yun holds a Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he received the AIA Henry Adams Medal. He also holds a Bachelor of Architectural Studies from the University of New South Wales, where he received the AIA Design Prize, the Dean’s Award, and the Eric Daniels Prize for Residential Design.