Yu-lin Chen received his professional degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design (Master of Architecture with distinction) in 2002, and founded Yu-lin Chen Architects in 2006. In 2010, together with Malone Chang, he founded MAYU architects+, an interdisciplinary practice based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. In Harvard, Yu-lin was awarded The Araldo Cossutta Annual Prize for Design Excellence in 2000. His graduate thesis project proposed a dialectic Urban-Architecture strategy for contemporary urban conditions and was nominated for the Harvard Thesis Prize. Yu-lin worked for Francisco Mangado Architects (Pamplona, Spain) on the competition team of Zaragoza Olympic Village and Pamplona San Fermins Museum; and for William Rawn Associate, Architects (Boston, USA) on the design team of Williams College ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, and Loomis Chaffee School Performing Arts Center. Yu-lin is visiting design critic at National Cheng-Kung University since 2006 and is invited to several workshops, review panels and lectures. He is registered architect both in Taiwan and in Massachusetts, USA.