Li, Xiaodong, graduated from School of Architecture at Tsinghua University in 1984 and completed his PhD at the School of Architecture, Delft University of Technology between 1989-1993. He is a practicing architect, educator and researcher on architecture.
Li Xiaodong’s design ranges from interior and architecture to urban spaces. He has won both national and international awards, among which: his design for Bridge School in Fujian Province was the winner of 2009 AR(review) emerging Architecture award and winner of 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
Li Xiaodong was awarded the Honorary Fellowship by AIA in 2012; his Liyuan Library was the winner of inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize of Architecture (2014) and winner of Culture category of WAF in Singapore(2012) and winner of Architecture of Necessity in Sweden (2013) ;his Yuhu elementary school won UESCO Jury Award for Innovation, EDRA/Places annual design Awards (US)，AR+D Awards (UK) highly commended, ARASIA Gold Medal, and Business Week/Architectural Records China Awards best Public Building.
Li Xiaodong teaches architecture, he has won prestige international awards: RIBA tutor’s prize (2000) and SARA tutor’s prize (2001) for his inspirational teaching at the Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore. Currently, a Principal, Li Xiaodong Atelier; Professor, Tsinghua University.