Amber Yuheng Zhu

Yuheng Zhu is a B.Arch graduate from Cornell University. She is interested in the potential of architectural visualization as a storytelling medium, and the architectural and social consequence of technological innovation to the urban environment.

To her, architecture endeavors to create spatial conditions that transform the lives of inhabitants, and consequently to transform urban paradigms. Architects and urban designers have the capacity and responsibility to promote alternative and better urban futures, through active cross-disciplinary dialogues.

As an architect, she believes that meticulous attention to detail and empathy with users is indispensable to a rigorous design.

She is always fervent to take challenges and determined to push her work to another level. As a team-oriented designer, she always contributes to her team with  disciplined work ethics, productive discussions, and comfortable with consistent iterations.


She also loves travelling - she has been to more than 20 countries, and is planning for more trips in the future! :)

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2012 - 2015

Shenzhen Experimental School - Senior High

2015 - 2020

Bachelor of Architecture

AAP Cornell in Rome, Fall 2017

AAP NYC + Cornell Tech, Fall 2019

Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

Shenzhen, China

Ithaca, New York



First Place, ACMA Composites in Architecture Design Challenge, AIA 2018

2017 - 2019

Cornell AAP Dean’s List



Summer 2018

mcdowellespinosa, Intern Architect

Summer 2019

AntiStatics Architecture, Design Assistant / VR Research Staff

NYC, New York

Beijing, China


Summer 2019

Virtual Places VR Research Team, Professor Henry Richardson, Research Assistant

2020 - Present

Incremental Housing Research Team, Professor Lily Chi, Research Assistant


+1 607-379-7902

Currently available for architecture contract job and internship. Please feel free to contact if you have interest. Thank you!