Performance Driven, Poetically Crafted Architecture

Difei Yao

Although originally from Guangzhou, China, Difei considers Chicago his second home. In his spare time, he likes skating, practicing aerial photography, and taking advantage of the outdoors, including camping and hiking with his family.

As an architect, Difei finds inspiration in the pursuance of the science and art of construction, both in relation to use and artistic design. Difei has over ten years of experience and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from South China University of Technology and a Master of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis.

Difei has a commercial drone license. His wife says he’s really a pilot who just happened to end up in the design and construction industry.