M.Arch, Harvard GSD
Yaohua Wang, is a founding principal of Preliminary Research Office, a design firm based in Los Angeles, and a lecturer at USC School of Architecture. Prior to Preliminary Research Office, Yaohua worked in several offices in the US, including: Oyler Wu Collaborative, Baumgartner plus Uriu (BplusU), and Jones, Partners: Architecture (JPA). His works have been exhibited in international venues including, among others, Venice Biennale, Beijing Biennial, A + D Museum, and Creative Artist Agency. He received his Master in Architecture degree with distinction from Harvard University Graduate School of Design. His final project was awarded the James Templeton Kelley Thesis Prize for best graduating project. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), where he was awarded the Best Thesis Award.