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Zhiwei Liao

Senior Project Architect 

Zhiwei Liao is a Senior Project Architect for PECK, bringing to the firm over 10 years of professional experience from internationally renowned practices including Richard Meier & Partners, Gehry Technologies, and Gensler. He has played key roles on teams that designed award winning projects such as Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills, the Apple Flagship Store and the Shanghai Tower in China. He is a Registered Architect in California and a LEED Accredited Professional. 

Zhiwei remains connected to academia regarding design computation and digital fabrication. He has conducted research at MIT and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University on innovative glass and concrete materials. His work has been published in Nature Reviews Materials, Urbanism & Architecture and the Digital Architecture Design Association (DADA) international conference proceedings.

Zhiwei earned a Master in Design Studies degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Master of Architecture from the University at Buffalo. When not at work, you can find him hiking, gardening, or spending time with his newborn child.