Diana Yu is an Architectural Assistant at ADAM Architecture, having graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Architecture degree specialising in classical and traditional design. She spent her third year living in Rome, Italy, studying its extensive collection of historic classical buildings and understanding as a designer how incredibly flexible, adaptable, and creative classicism can be.
She was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and was very much part of the fast growth, automobile focused , suburban lifestyle. Her education and career is in some ways is a reaction against the urbanism philosophies which dictated Texas suburban sprawl.
Diana has a strong interest in sustainability, vernacular architecture, history, and enjoys traveling and sketching in her free time and is working towards getting her architect’s qualifications.