Marisa Yiu co-founded Eskyiu in New York in 2005, establishing the Hong Kong studio-office in 2007. Photo: Courtesy of Marisa Yiu
Marisa Yiu co-founded Eskyiu in New York in 2005, establishing the Hong Kong studio-office in 2007. Photo: Courtesy of Marisa Yiu

How architects behind New York’s High Line and their highly conceptual work changed a Hong Kong designer’s life

  • Marisa Yiu, founding partner of Eskyiu, says a 2003 book on architecture firm Diller + Scofidio - now Diller Scofidio + Renfro, co-designers of the High Line - taught her to challenge herself
  • Elizabeth Diller was also her professor when Yiu was a young architecture student, proving to be an ‘extraordinarily provocative and probing’ teacher

Marisa Yiu co-founded Eskyiu in New York in 2005, establishing the Hong Kong studio-office in 2007. Photo: Courtesy of Marisa Yiu
Marisa Yiu co-founded Eskyiu in New York in 2005, establishing the Hong Kong studio-office in 2007. Photo: Courtesy of Marisa Yiu
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