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Yihan Hao



  • Buildings
  • China

Yihan Hao is a Manager in RMI’s buildings practice in China, developing and managing research and collaboration projects focused on enabling the rapid evolution of solutions including energy codes, urban development business models, and energy efficiency finance. Yihan Hao has interdisciplinary experience in the building industry of China and US, with in-depth understanding of the institutional framework and investment environment for sustainable development in China.


Prior to joining RMI, Yihan Hao worked as Architect at Beijing Institute of Architectural Design. During this time, she has gained wide exposure to various types of municipal infrastructure projects, large-scale complex projects, and energy efficiency building projects, with a proven record of project coordination and liaisons with domestic and international stakeholders from government, industry and academia.


Master of Architecture, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) at Columbia University, 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Dartmouth College, 2008
Admitted to the Architecture Department of Tsinghua University, 2004



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