is an architectural and urban designer, as well as a faculty member at the University of Buffalo Department of Architecture and Planning. Her writing on both China’s explosive urbanization and its changing landscape, as well as shrinking cities and the post-industrial landscape in North America, has been published in Topos, Urban Flux (Beijing), Canadian Architect and Garten + Landschaft. Her design research has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, including at the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture (2012) and featured in the ensuing book publication. She was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant for (re)stitch TAMPA. She holds a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design from the Harvard Graduate School of Design and a Bachelors of Architecture with Distinction from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.