Dan was born and raised in Chongqing, China. Since then her architectural experience has been split between England and China: in 2010 she won an international student scholarship to study at the University of Liverpool, after which she returned to China to work at HENN Architekten’s Beijing office. During her time there she won first place in competitions to design high-rise residential accommodation and a science and technology plaza.
In 2014 Dan moved back to the UK to study at the Bartlett School of Architecture, then worked as an architectural assistant for aLL Design in Chongqing for two years before joining their London office in 2018.
Dan joined Walters & Cohen in summer 2018 and is a key member of the team working on The King’s School Shenzhen International and Broadstone Academy, also in Shenzhen.