Lian interned at ARO in 2017 before joining the firm in 2018. She has contributed to the Calvin Klein New York Madison Flagship and Paris Headquarters, and is currently working on the Green-Wood Cemetery Welcome and Education Center and the New York Headquarters of a mattress company. Originally from Jinan, China, her experiences living in Barcelona, Singapore, and now New York has spurred her fascination with urban typologies. Lian holds a B.S. Architectural Studies from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University.