Shaiyoo was born in Beijing, China and has lived in Ontario and Montreal before moving to Vancouver to pursue her architecture degree in 2015. She has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from McGill University. Currently, she is working towards to become a registered architect in BC.
Shaiyoo has work experience in residential and mixed-use projects in Shanghai and Vancouver. She participated in multiple stages throughout the project including rezoning, schematic design, interior design, and graphic design. She believes in designing spaces with empathy helps to shape the world around us a little bit better, and she strives to become an architect of better thoughtfulness.
Outside the office, Shaiyoo enjoys taking photographs, snowboarding, and planting.