Yi Zhou is a Chinese-born multidisciplinary designer interested in leveraging the intersection of architecture, ecology and new media to create memorable connections between people and place. Her design approach is driven by a strong conceptual foundation, tapping into the deeply embedded ecological, historical, and cultural signifiers of place. She is currently an Associate Landscape Architect at Surfacedesign Inc. based in San Francisco. Previously she was a Landscape Architect at CCxA (Claude Cormier et Associés). Her land art installation “Language of Plants” has toured several locations throughout Toronto, and her work has been published in Ground Magazine, Designlines, and World Landscape Architecture Magazine.