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Wei Xiao, LEED AP ND

Wei Xiao, LEED AP ND

Senior Urban Designer

Houston, TX


  • Master of Science, Urban Design, University of Texas - Austin
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Urban Planning, Hebei University of Engineering, China



  • LEED Accredited Professional, Neighborhood Development


  • 2018 American Institute of Architects “Complete the Community” Tactical Urbanism Design Competition and Demonstration Project, Houston, TX

Wei is a Senior Urban Designer with a passion for understanding urban vitality through different cultural lenses. He specializes in urban design, streetscape design, graphic design, and placemaking/placekeeping projects. Wei has held leadership role on a variety of projects including Houston vision 2020 competition, local and international tactical urbanism competitions, vision zero action plan graphic design, and uptown corridor streetscape design.

Apart from urban design, Wei also contributes to planning and landscape architecture studio projects. He is actively involved with community outreach and helped the community with multiple tactical urbanism design and implementations. Furthering his efforts in urban design, Wei is a member of AIA Houston Urban Design committee and works with members to rethink resilient urban solutions and push actions forward. His leading work “Bridging the Future” was selected as the winner of AIA Houston “Complete the Community” urban design competition in 2018.

Wei holds a Masters Degree in Urban Design from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor Degree in Urban Planning from China. Bridging the Western and Eastern world, Wei is excited about working on projects with different cultural contexts.


Q & A

Where do you get your design inspiration from?

If you could work on a project anywhere in the world where would it be?
Barcelona, Spain

What project are you most proud of?
Westchase Livable Centers Study