Yen Ha co-founded Front Studio Architects in 2001, an architecture firm with offices in New York City and Pittsburgh. She completed her undergraduate work with honors at Carnegie Mellon University, followed by post-graduate work in urbanism at L’École d’Architecture in Paris, France. Her architectural work has been exhibited at the Storefront for Art and Architecture, IFA Gallery in Berlin, The Building Centre in London and the Canadian Centre for Architecture.
Her first piece of short fiction, A Shared Life, was a winner in the Urban Omnibus Common Shares writing competition. Subsequent stories have been, or will be, published in the Chicago Quarterly Review, Crack the Spine, Kentucky Review, Minola Review and the 2017 New Rivers Press American Fiction anthology. A selection of Yen’s drawings can be found at Goods for the Study, a McNally Jackson store.
Yen's first email handle, issued in 1991, was hh1f@