Honghao Deng is a parametric designer focusing on building hyper-immersive experience with integration of tangible Interface, IoT, AR and VR. He is currently working towards his Master Degree in Design Studies in Technology in Harvard University. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture at Tianjin University (TU) with concentration in Algorithmic Design and Robotic Fabrication. He is now a researcher at Changing Places Group, MIT Media Lab, developing architectural design interface for dynamic transformable co-working and living spaces, which enables users to customize their spaces intuitively and effortlessly.


  • Golden A' Design Award - Lighting Projects Design                                          2017.04
  • Honorable Mention - Tomorrow Workplace Competition by METROPOLIS      2016.10
  • Finalist - UIA-HYP International Architectural Student Competition 2015           2015.9
  • Editor's Choice -  eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2015                                                 2015.4
  • Finalist - UIA-HYP International Architectural Student Competition 2014           2014.9
  • 1st Place - 3rd Asia Rookie Award - China Division                                              2014.8
  • 1st Prize - National Exhibition of Excellent Work of Architectural Students            2014.8
  • Excellent Proposal - Blue Sky Plan by World Wide Fund for Nature                    2014.2
  • Bronze Prize - "Huacheng Cup" Cardboard Architecture Design Competition     2012.7


  • Deng, H., Li. H., Zhang. L & Wang, L.: Application of Planar Function Parameters in GAAD - Creating Minimal Surface Form by Plane Sketch Input, DADA Digital Factory International Conference Proceedings 2015, pp380-387                                                                 2015.7                                                                           
  • Deng, H.: Parkour Club Design-Leap Over the Market, Chinese Contest of the Rookies’ Award for Architectural Students 2014 , pp48-51                                                                     2015.6  
  • Deng, H.: “Junk Spaces”=Parkour Spaces Parkour Club + Community Market, Kenchiku-Shinjinsen Official Book-Contest of The Architectural Rookies’ Award 2014, pp81           2014.12  
  • Deng, H.: Design Work Selected into Theme Club Design-Design Study on Behavior and Space, Collection of Teaching Plan of Architecture Design and Theory in Architecture School of China , pp162-166                                                                                                              2014.12