Brian Lin is an Urban Planner and Urban Designer with 15 years of experience in Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design, and Landscape Architecture. He received his degree in Landscape Architecture at CalPoly San Luis Obispo, and has worked for Belt Collins in Hawaii, Sasaki Associates Inc., EDAW Inc./AECOM in San Francisco, and NBBJ. Brian is a senior urban planner and designer with SERA Architects in Portland and Silicon Valley, California. He has been involved on a myriad of high-profile projects, including a new mega hotel/casino development in Macao, China and the Olympic Forest Park District and Grand Axis for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, a campus master plan for Microsoft, a new corporate campus for Samsung in South Korea, and most recently the completed Li-Ka Shing Learning and Knowledge Center at Stanford's School of Medicine.
Brian has taught numerous teaching engagements for the BeLoose Graphic Workshop at universities, AIA, ASLA, and private firms with great acclaim. His commitment and dedication to teaching and the empowerment he gives to participants has helped the BeLoose Graphic Workshop become one of the most sought-after graphic and design workshops in the world. He very active with the American Institute of Architects, American Society of Landscape Architects and American Society of Architectural Illustrators.
Brian concurrently is an Adjunct Faculty of Interior Architecture at San Jose State University.
Brian is also an extremely frustrated concert pianist.