Mingxuan Xie is an indie developer, designer and startup entrepreneur, founder of Vrch and co-founder of Hyperbation. 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.


Awards & Fellowships:

Events & Exhibitions:

  • 2021
    • FREQS Event 2, Tri Space, Shanghai, China
    • Process of Entropy Growth, Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China
    • Now Showing 2021 Before Rejuvenation, CouttsArt Center, Shanghai, China
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
    • Hyperbody: Hyper-Religious Body, Minority Space, Beijing, China
    • Hyperbation: Pachinko!, Paradise AIR, Matsudo, Japan
    • Hyperbation: CAVE, Zero to One, London, UK
    • Hyperbation: AA Zoo School, Architecture Association, London, UK
    • HyperFest of Britain: The Virtual Dome of Rediscovery, University of Greenwich, London, UK


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

  • 2012-14 BA Architecture, RIBA Part I, 1st Class Honors, University of Liverpool, UK

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