Lyla Di Wu

Lyla is at the same time a maker, an architect, a designer, an art curator and an educator. She studied at the National University of Singapore, Chinese University Hong Kong, SCI-Arc and the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. After graduating Lyla went to work for AEDAS in China, Greg Lynn Form in USA, Graft in Germany and other well-known architectural and design companies internationally. As an educator, Lyla served as a Visiting Professor in both the College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP) and the Department of Design & Innovation (D&I) at Tongji University, Shanghai, both ranked in the top 14 in the world in their disciplines. In 2015, Lyla founded Neuni_lab, a workspace that combines innovation and prototyping in a laboratory environment, providing experimentation and integration of digital design, digital fabrication, co-working space, creative education, brand incubation and commercialization. In 2016, Lyla obtained exclusive right to collaborate with MateriO and founded Neuni Materio China in Shanghai, thereby becoming the first world-class Chinese platform that provide training, incubation and trading of innovative materials.