AIA, Technical Director
Yue Zhu is a senior technical designer in SOM’s Chicago office with more than 20 years experience in technical, architectural, sustainable, high performance, and urban design across a variety of building typologies. Zhu’s leadership approach reinforces SOM’s commitment to an integrated multidisciplinary project delivery process.
Zhu has participated in the design and construction of commercial and civic buildings in North America, Europe, and Asia and has extensive experience working on large-scale mixed-use projects. Zhu works primarily with SOM’s China practice, leading technical design strategy in multiple cities across the country. He has served as technical designer for a wide array of projects, including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai; China World Trade Center 3B in Beijing; Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou; Jiangxi Nanchang Central Plaza, Parcel A in Nanchang, China; and the University of North Carolina Genome Science Building in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.