Mira Yung

Founder

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Mira is an architectural designer based in Vancouver, Canada. With experience in Canada, Japan, and overseas, her portfolio of work demonstrates strong conceptual and spatial strategies, and detailed design, with critical knowledge that is responsive to site, materiality, and user experience.

She has been involved in delivering all stages of work from early conception to project completion collaboratively with clients, consultants, and contractors. She serves as a regular external critic at the Emily Carr University of Art & Design. 

Chronology

2022

Founded Studio Smll

2021

Leckie Studio, Vancouver

2019 - 2021

Perkins & Will, Vancouver

2014 - 2015

Freelance Architectural Designer, Shanghai

2014 - 2018

Kengo Kuma & Associates, Tokyo

2012 - 2014

Edison & Sprinkles, Vancouver

2012

Netherlands Summer Program

2010 - 2014

Master of Architecture, University of British Columbia

2009 - 2014

Board Member, Architecture for Humanity

2004 -2008

Bachelor of Design, Emily Carr University of Art & Design

2003

Bing Thom Architects, Vancouver

1986

Born in Hong Kong

Awards + Publications

  • Interior Design Magazine New York, Best of Year Award for Hospitality – Coffee Counter, for Nemesis Coffee (2021)
  • Interior Design Magazine New York, Best of the Year Award for Fine Dining, for Ta-ke Hong Kong (2018)
  • Iconic Awards, Best of Best for Interior Category, for Ta-ke Hong Kong (2018)
  • Canadian Pavilion at Venice Biennale, Canadian National Winner (2012)
  • RAIC British Columbia Student & Intern Award (2011)
  • British Columbia Regional Winner, Migrating Landscapes (2011)
  • Design and Design Internation Product Design Book of the Year Volume 3”, Barcelona: Index Books (2010)
  • “ICON Product Yearbook”, London: ICON Magazine (2010)

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