Mingxuan Xie is an indie developer and architectural designer, founder of mixed-reality studio Vrch and co-founder of Hyperbation art duo. Having been trained as an architect and worked for world-leading architectural firms, he is now a cyberspatial architect who experiments with mixed-reality technologies (AR & VR) to remix, recreate and rediscover architectural spaces, and to explore architecture as a new form of Gesamtkunstwerk in the post-human and post-digital contexts.


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Talks & Presentations:

  • 2021
    • VRCHITECT, Xinchejian Open night, Shanghai, China
  • 2019
    • Breaking Dimensional Boundaries - Hyperbody Game Demo,China Academy of Art, China
    • Hyperlocal and Digital Nomad Art Practice,Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, China


  • 2016-18 Master of Architecture, RIBA Part II, University of Greenwich, UK

  • 2010-14 BA in Architecture, RIBA Part I, 1st Class Honors, University of Liverpool, UK

  • 2010-12 BEng in Architecture, 1st Class Honors, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China