Kaiho Yu
kaiho.yu@uni-ak.ac.at

Kaiho Yu is the co-founder of Direct Tomorrow Lab, a research-based office in Vienna and Chongqing. His research is focusing on decarbonized urbansim and behavior-based simulation. He is currently teaching at University of Applied Arts Vienna and MIT Media Lab. Previously he has taught at UCLA and SCI-Arc. He holds a Master of Architecture from SCI-Arc.




Game Changer, Summer 2022
Installation for Alps Art Academy in Tenna, Switzerland (46.7401310, 9.3295021)


Future School Design in Western China Science City, Spring 2022
Competition proposal, work in collaboration with Pichler & Traupmann Architekten


Digital Innovation Hub and MAXXI Green, Spring 2022
Competition Proposal (directtorrow and Arsenios Zachariadis) for MAXXI



Urban Carousel, Winter 2021
Competition Proposal (directtorrow) for ÖAMTC



Joyn Table Chasing (Study for Homage to Urs Fischer), Winter 2020
View more on Vimeo



Future Shanshui City: Towards a Natural Artificiality, Summer 2020
In collaboration with Sasha Tillmann, Karim Saleh, Arsenios Zachariadis, project assisanted by Joy Ma
Dwelling in Lishui Mountains International Urban Design Competition, Creative Future Shanshui City Proposal Award



Shenzhen Opera House, Summer 2020
Competition proposal, work in collaboration with MADA s.p.a.m.


Moscow Young Art Biennale, Summer 2020
In collaboration with Arsenios Zachariadis and Despoina Zachariadou



Shanjiao Island Cliff Hotel Concept Design, Spring 2020
Invited competition for Zhuhai Jiuzhouhaiyang Holding Group



Vilnius National Concert Hall, Spring 2020
Competition proposal, work in collaboration with Arsenios Zachariadis



Amazing Roofs, Spring 2019
Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC competition, in collaboration with HansonLA



Watcher >< Watched, Winter 2019
In collaboration with Yang Yang and Dana Cuff
Commissioned by Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture


Longhu Financial Center High-rise and Cultural Building Concept Design, Spring 2018
Invited Competition, work in collaboration with MADA s.p.a.m.



Amalia Ulman’s New York Amory Art Fair, Spring 2018
Commissioned by Amalia Ulman



Amalia Ulman’s Exhibition at KMD, Winter 2017
Commissioned by Amalia Ulman



Spam Batman Duck, Spring 2018
In collaboration with Arsenios Zachariadis, proposal for Milan Design Week



Verymanything (VR Installation), Winter 2017
In collaboration with Arsenios Zachariadis
Commissioned by Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture



Three’s Company, Fall 2017
In collaboration with Aaron Choi, view more on Vimeo, SCI-Arc Graduate Thesis advised by Peter Testa and Devyn Weiser



What the Fug, Summer 2017
In collaboration with Aaron Choi, view more on Vimeo, advised by Peter Testa



Superobject, Winter 2016
In collaboration with Aaron Choi
advised by Peter Testa


Stacking Bricks, Spring 2017
Advised by Andrew Zago




Play the Parts, Spring 2017
In collaboration with Aaron Choi and Connor Covey, view more on Vimeo, advised by Devyn Weiser


Fish, 2015
Featured on Underscore Journal Vo.2