Christina Yao is Dezeen's China editor. She is in charge of running Dezeen's WeChat account and overseeing Dezeen's coverage of Chinese architecture and design.
She previously lived in London for six years as Europe correspondent for the weekly magazine China Business Network. She moved back to China in late 2019 as managing editor for Business of Fashion before joining Dezeen in 2021.
Designers have created a number of virtual buildings for metaverse community The Row, including a giant statue turned into a house designed by Daniel Arsham and a home that changes colour during the day. More
China's decision to ban supertall skyscrapers "will not hinder the potential of architecture" and is in fact leading to more sustainable, culturally sensitive buildings, architects have told Dezeen. More
At the end of yet another big year for Chinese architecture, Dezeen's China editor Christina Yao continues our review of 2021 by picking out 10 of the most impressive projects completed in the past 12 months. More
An exhibition highlighting a new generation of Chinese architects who prioritise social, cultural and environmental sustainability in their work is currently on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. More
Dezeen promotion: the fourth edition of Design China Beijing takes place this week and will showcase international brands alongside local talent under the theme of "nature, nurture and sustainable beauty". More