Serena Ching is a designer based in New York City. She received her M.Arch I degree from the Yale School of Architecture Spring of 2020. Her academic and professional endeavors center on design strategies for social equity and environmental responsibility within urban and Anthropocentric contexts. She believes her naivety, optimism, and hunger for growth are important values in architecture and life. She also believes that the process of representing, iterating, and understanding is just as important as the end product.

Born and raised in Malaysia and China, her architectural career has brought her to Chicago, San Antonio, Prague, Gothenburg, and Rome. She is a foodie, board game enthusiast, and badminton partner.


serena.ching1@gmail.com

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EDUCATION

Judson University
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
2012-2016


Yale School of Architecture  
Master of Architecture I
2017 - 2020

EXPERIENCE

WXY Studio
Junior Architect (Freelance) 
2020-Current


BLOCK Renovation
Junior Architect (Freelance)
2020-Current


Beyer Blinder Belle
Architectural Design Intern
2019


Atelier Cho Thompson
Architectural Design Intern
2018-2020

Lake|Flato Architecture
Architectural Design Intern
2016-2017

Asheville Design Build Studio
Architectural Design Intern
2014

SKILLS

Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign

ArcGIS, Wood Fabrication





EXHIBITIONS/AWARDS

William E. Parsons Medal for Excellence in City Planning (2020)

Henry Feldman Prize Nominee (2019-20)

Learning from Sweden, Swedish Embassy DC (2020)


Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat website (2020)

Henry Adams Award (2016)

TSD Bronze Medal Award (2016)