Ying Li

Ying Li
Assistant Professor of Practice in Urban Studies

Ying Li is an Assistant Professor of Practice in Urban Studies at NYU Shanghai and a practicing architect. Her career spans a broad range of projects including cultural buildings, institutional buildings, office and mixed-use designs and residential developments. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees in Architecture from the University of Melbourne, and later earned her Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Studies from Columbia University.


  • MSAAD, Advanced Architectural Studies
    Columbia University in the City of New York
  • MArch
    University of Melbourne
  • BArch
    University of Melbourne

Research Interests

  • Urbanization in China
  • Urban Gentrification
  • Design for Children
  • Contemporary Shanghai Architecture