Wei Yu, AIA
Wei Yu, AIA, LEED AP BD+C is the owner and principal architect at Yu & Associates Collaborative in Chicago, IL. Born in China, Wei moved to the United States at a young age. With his multi-cultural background, Wei believes that a well-crafted design has the power to uplift the spirit of individuals and communities. He enjoys dialogue with clients, and is involved with all projects at the studio. Wei earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He worked for high-profile design firms in Chicago and Minneapolis prior to establishing his own studio with a design philosophy that revolves around sensory, value, and sustainability. Wei is an active member of his local community, serving on the board for a non-profit organization, Blessings in a Backpack.