GuanYi graduated Magna Cum Laude from the NJ School of Architecture at the New Jersey Institute of Technology prior to joining OPerA Studio Architecture. He currently leads OPerA’s satellite office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. While earning his Bachelor of Architecture degree, GuanYi worked at Wiener Architecture Group for two and a half years in Newark, New Jersey, overseeing multiple small-scale commercial projects. He also has several overseas internship experiences including Think Cloud Design Lab in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Shigeru Ban Architects in Tokyo, Japan. He is interested in how small design projects can project a larger impact on a community through architectural designs and appreciates the dynamic complexity of representing design through different mediums.