Francesca Ling is a designer and prospective architect pursing interdisciplinary design invested in exchanges between virtual and physical space, objects and their cultural counterparts.


Grimshaw Architects
New York, New York

Christian Lahoude Studio
New York, New York

DLN Architects
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Williams + Paddon Archtiects
Roseville, California



Agri[cultural] Communication: Architectire as Translator for Ethiopian Coffee Farmers

Virtual Design Studio software
Syracuse University, U.S. Department of Energy
Published Building Simulation (2013)


Syracuse GSO
Research Travel Grant:
Coffee Producion Facilities in Ethiopia

Coluccio Saluti Award

HUB Design Competition:
Honorable Mention

NACURH Leadership Award



Syracuse Showcase: Sustainability Exhibition 2011
Syracuse University

Florence as Museum
FundaciĆ³n Universitaria San Pablo CEU in Madrid, Spain

Consuming Shanghai & Dalian
Syracuse University




Syracuse University

University of California
at Berkeley

Harvard University





Youth Enrichment Services
Richmond, California

Phillips Brooks House Association
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Syracuse University
School of Architecture
Syracuse, New York

Heritage Capital Group
Ridgewood, New Jerset