Chin Chin Yao

Chin Chin Yao

Chin Chin brings a broad range of experience in new construction and historic renovation projects including academic performing arts, higher education, dormitory, library, and museum work throughout the Northeast.

Chin Chin is a talented architect with a broad range of new construction and historic renovation projects throughout the Northeast. She has contributed collaboratively through all phases of architectural practice from early master planning and developing conceptual design studies to leading consultant coordination and BIM management to construction documentation and administration.

Drawing from a research and science background in molecular biology, Chin Chin views design, from programming matrices to finishes patterning to facade materiality, as a series of integrated systems and networks. She seeks to problem solve through an iterative process of questioning, studying options, and refining strategies, in order to carry out the unique design vision of each project and enhance clients’ missions.


Master of Architecture
Washington University in St. Louis, 2010
Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007

Registrations & Memberships

  • Registered Architect #50836, State of Massachusetts
  • Member, NCARB
  • Member, AIA
  • Registered LEED AP BD+C