Xu holds degrees in both urban planning and landscape architecture. Xu is always trying to accentuate the spirit of a place, and reflecting the unique culture and landscape of a site with design.
Xu has the analytic and artistic ability to provide creative design solutions for challenges of the built environment. Xu likes to observe through pencils; she is also skilled with computer-assisted design technology. She has produced many design renderings and models that enable the community to visualize a different future.