Bruce Yu Yao, Senior Associate, has been with Robert A.M. Stern Architects since 2006. He is currently project manager for a 352,000 m2 urban mixed-use development in Dalian for AVIC. He has contributed to the design and management of a 20-acre redevelopment site featuring a 240,000-square-foot commercial office building in Saint John, New Brunswick; the Front Street District, a 320,000-square-foot mixed-use development in Hartford, Connecticut; One Horizon Center, a 650,000-square-foot office tower in Gurgaon, Haryana, India; a mixed-use office building in Boston, Massachusetts; the LeBow College of Business for Drexel University; Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, and Clinical Wing at Harvard Law School; Farrell Hall for the Wake Forest Schools of Business in Winston-Salem, North Carolina; and a Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residence in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Yao worked at Frank William & Partners Architects and Michael Zenreich Architect, both of New York City, and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. His work has been published in the Tokyo Institute of Technology's KA design journal.
Mr. Yao received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and his Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University. Mr. Yao is a registered architect in the State of New York.