MYKD welcomes a new team member: design associate Yufan Gao! As a designer, Yufan draws on the foundation built from studying sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where her work predominantly used fiber and textiles. Her background in the arts inspired her to pursue a career in landscape architecture: she received a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. In her previous work experience, she has worked on a variety of project types, including institutional and residential. Yufan remains engaged in the classroom through instructing students at Boston Architectural College, where she is currently teaching an advanced studio on the principles of landscape architecture and urban design entitled “Architecture Studio 3: Siteworks.