Jianqiang (Vincent) Xia is an architectural researcher and designer who is currently based in London.
He graduated in 2018 with a First-Class Honours degree in Architecture from Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, where his final project Urban Lanterns Meeting Calamities: Buildings that Morph was nominated for the RIBA President's Bronze Medal. Vincent has since acquired three years of experience as an architectural assistant in Shenzhen and Shanghai.
During his first year at the RCA, with ADS7, his project titled Primitive Future: The Potential of Bamboo in the Circular Economy tells the scenario of the circular economy model centring on bamboo through time as a carbon dioxide removal project.
This year, his work is focused on the Artist Village in the porcelain capital - Jingdezhen.