Hu Yan

Hu Yan is a co-founder of the Beijing-based Drawing Architecture Studio (DAS), which specializes in architectural drawing, architectural design, and urban studies.

DAS has exhibited widely in China and abroad, including the Chinese Pavilion and Japan Pavilion of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, The 7th Shenzhen / Hong Kong Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture, Architecture in Comic-Strip Form in Oslo, and many others. Their works are the winning pieces of the Overall and Digital Category of 2018 World Architecture Festival Architecture Drawing Prize and 2016 RIBA Journal Eye Line Drawing Competition, and are also in the permanent collections of San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Shenzhen Pingshan Art Museum.

DAS’ publications include A Little Bit of Beijing, A Little Bit of Beijing · Dashilar, The Joy of Architectural Drawing, Hutong Mushroom, Apartment Blossom, and Chinese translation of Atlas of Novel Tectonics.

Hu received a B. Fine Arts from Concordia University in Montreal.  


Spring 2021 (Beijing)