Ying Liang is an Associate Designer based in Houston who believes that good designs are sustainable, functional, and beautiful. She specializes in landscape designs that attract people, improve everyday life, retain community culture, and give economic value to society. Significant projects that Ying has contributed to include, Harris County Veterinary Clinic, Champion Forest Baptist Church North Klein, University of Houston Garage 5, and University of Houston Sugar Land Academic Building. Throughout her work, her approach emphasizes a holistic and evidence-based design process in order to understand how to enhance and protect eco-sensitive sites and people’s health, safety and wellbeing through landscape planning and design.
Prior to joining Asakura Robinson, Ying worked for TBG Partners for 5 years, where she performed multiple phases of projects, from the conceptual design to the completion of construction documents. She has planned and designed outdoor spaces including public parks, trials, community recreation centers, master-planned residential, gardens, nature playscapes and streetscapes for numerous clients. Ying holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from Texas A&M University with additional certificates in Sustainable Urbanism and Health Systems & Design.
Where do you get your design inspiration from?
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If you had a superpower to make a bigger impact on communities/ cities/ or environments what superpower would you have?
To get people to pay more attention to environmental issues.