About Jessy Qiu
In 2023, Jessy Qiu returned to the Boston office after completing her Master of Landscape Architecture at Harvard Graduate School of Design. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prior to 2020, she interned in the Boston office, contributing to notable projects like Cary Downtown Park and Canada Square. Originally from Shenzhen, China, Jessy is passionate about commemorative landscapes, landscape urbanism, and is concerned about the fading locality in the waves of gentrification.
She has received several prestigious awards, including the 2019 Virginia ASLA Student Merit Award in General Design, AIA Blue Ridge Design Award in 2018, 2019 Stanley Abbot Award, 2018 ASLA Virginia Chapter Award of Design Excellence, and 2019 Virginia ASLA Student Honor Certificate. In terms of research and theory, her recent work on “Sacred Underland: Underground Cemetery Network in Abandoned Structures” was published by Harvard Graduate School of Design.
Apart from her professional pursuits, Jessy nurtures a deep passion for traveling and photography, having explored over 100 cities and regions, capturing the essence of diverse cultures and landscapes, and weaving stories of inspiration and beauty.