Mengyi is currently the Director of Visualization at SHoP Architects. She graduated with a Masters in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in 2012. She has worked in multiple roles of expertise in the architectural field with a focus on the New York metropolitan area, ranging from lighting design for major infrastructural projects to creating exhibitions that utilize social media as a tool. For the last 7 years at SHoP Architects, Mengyi has played a role in almost every project at the firm, working closely with partners and teams and using visualization as a design tool to realize SHoP’s architectural vision. Notable projects include the American Copper Buildings in New York, Uber’s new headquarters in San Francisco, and Detroit Hudson’s downtown revival.