Alumna awarded national prize for ‘creative promise’


Feb 8, 2018

Photo: © The Vilcek Foundation

Jing Liu (A ’04) was selected as a winner of the 2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Architecture for her innovative interdisciplinary work and new approaches to urban housing. The prize is awarded by the Vilcek Foundation to immigrants who demonstrate “outstanding achievement during the early stages of their careers.”

Liu founded New York-based architecture and design firm SO-IL with partner Florian Idenburg in 2008. SO-IL is internationally recognized for exceptional creative work across the globe.

Liu also teaches architecture at Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Read more on her work here.

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