Ziyan Zhang

Ziyan (Daisy) Zhang received her Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Sydney, also undertook one exchange semester to UC Berkeley under scholarship. Daisy has a broad interest in design, art, craft, and film. Before joining MIT, Daisy worked for Neeson Murcutt Architects in Sydney for three years, focusing primarily on community commissions and public institutional projects. 

Areas of Interest
Art and Technology, Graphic Representation, Public Art, Public Participation, Social Equity, Theory of Art, Visualization


2019 - Present
Master of Architecture Candidate , Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2015 - 2015
Exchange Semester Major in Architecture, University of California, Berkeley
2014 - 2017
Bachelor of Design in Architecture, The University of Sydney

Professional Experience

2016 - 2019
Student Architect, Neeson Murcutt Architects, Sydney


2019 - 2023
Department of Architecture Graduate Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2015 -
International Exchange Outbound Scholarship, The University of Sydney
2015 -
Dean’s List of Excellence in Academic Performance, The University of Sydney


2018 -
The Freswind Community School Project, Vanuatu,
2016 -
The University of Sydney Graduate exhibition,
2015 -
New Nature – Sri Lanka Design Exhibition,
2014 -
Design Week - Sydney Design Festival,