Yufan Xie

■Architecture ■Computation ■Interactive Media ■Sound Synthesis

Yufan Xie is a design practitioner working at the intersection of architecture, media art, and sound synthesis. By integrating multisensory narratives with procedural systems and interactive media, the work focuses on innovation and multi-sensory experiences.

Contacting me: yufanxie4218@gmail.com 

With years of experience in procedural platforms, I provide professional consulting of Grasshopper & Unreal Engine. 


2014 – 2019  SoA, Central Academy of Fine Arts, B.Arch, A9 Studio, Beijing

2018 Exchange at SoA, West Minster University, London

2019 – 2021  SoA, University of Southern California, M.Arch , Los Angeles



2021.7 – now Computational Designer at Refik Anadol Studio

2020 MADA s.p.a.m LA Internship

2020 Rhino Studio, Grasshopper Animation Tutorial

2020 USC ARCH 410 Class Assistant, Grasshopper Tutor with Erin Cuevas

2020 Usability Lead of USC AGP Game“Beat the Beat Up

2017-2019  Member of Parametric Research Group Team CAFA

2017.9-11   Tuning Synesthesia Internship – 3D printing Researcher


2019  1st Place Winner, CAFA Graduate Design

2019  Qianlixing Scholarship

2020  Gensler Diversity Scholarship

2020 YTAA(Young Talent Architect Award) Shortlisted

2021 Epic Megagrants Recipient- Acoustic Garden

2021 A+D Museum Design Award, Runner-Up

2021 Robert Bradford Newman Student Medal for Merit in Architectural Acoustics awarded by the Acoustical Society of America.


2019 UABB Shenzhen Binnale ExhibitionThe Unknown City

2020 Art NOVA 100 – The Unknown Cities

2021 Sci-Ficene, Art and Science Concept Exhibition, The Unknown City

Lectures & Forums

2020 USCA Research Symposium, The Unknown City

2020 Tsinghua Design Future – “Tangible vs Intangible”

2021 Organizer of Acoustic Future forum

2021 23rd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Shifting Computation – Tangible to Intangible

2022 Digital Futures, CDRF(The 5th International Conference on Computational Design and Robotic Fabrication) – A Slime old System Based on Skeletonization Errors

2022 Tsinghua Design Futures, Future Art Network Salon No.5 – Sensory Integration & Spatial Narratives in the Future