- M.Arch., Harvard Graduate School of Design
- B.A., Architectural Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Vivian received a Master of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies from University of California, Los Angeles. Her graduate thesis, which was recognized with the Faith and Form 2020 Award for Religious Art and Architecture, referenced the history and typological transformation of Protestant churches in New England and rethinks the role of symbolism, sanctity and profanity in religious building today.
Vivian currently works as an architectural designer at Utile, an architecture and urban design firm in Boston. In addition, Vivian has worked offices in Los Angeles, Tokyo and Macau. She is a lecturer at Northeastern University, and was an adjunct faculty at Wentworth Institute of Technology as well as a graduate teaching assistant at Harvard Graduate School of Design.