Kiyno Gao- Project Designer


  • Yangzhou University
    Bachelor of Agriculture
  • University of Virginia
    Master of Landscape Architecture


Kiyno joined Moody Graham in 2016. She passionately explores a low-impact landscape design approach,  which transforms environmental issues into ecological and socio-economic benefits. Her cultural background and artistic thinking informs design that reaches across cultures.

Kiyno has worked on both architectural and landscape design projects in her career. She earned a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Virginia and a Bachelor of Agriculture degree from Yangzhou University, China. Her educational experience inspired her interests in plants and plant communities, which she considers the intermediary between human and wild nature. She brings the value of this soft, living material into her work at Moody Graham.