Jiayu Qin, PLA, ASLA


Jiayu endeavors to emphasize designs that include the reconciliation between built and natural spaces, reconnection to native ecosystems, and the revitalization of communities through the design of public and private space. She has multi-disciplinary work experience in architecture, urban design, landscape architecture in various cultural environments ranging from East Asia to North America. She currently serves as design committee member for the Design Pittsburgh, AIA Pittsburgh and visiting critic at Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture.


  • Columbia River Park
  • Etna Riverfront Trail
  • Riverfront 47


Environmental Planning & Design, LLC
2016 – Present

Spurlock Poirier Landscape Architects
2014 – 2015

2013 – 2014


Harvard University Graduate School of Design
MA, Landscape Architecture

Tsinghua University
MA, Architecture

Tsinghua University
BA, Architecture