Ruokun is a designer pursuing interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. Prior to joining Site Workshop, she studied Landscape Architecture in China and received a Master of Urban Design at the University of Michigan. She gained diverse working experience crossing these two fields in San Francisco, including parks and trails master plan, mixed-use development, city parks, and streetscape design. Ruokun is always passionate about integrating landscape in the public urban realm by collective design methods and community engagement. Her deep-rooted interest in natural and built environments drives her to contribute to human life.
Originally from Beijing, China, Ruokun is excited to explore the Pacific Northwest. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, and painting. She loves to use drawings to record life.