Liangwei Xu is from Tangshan, Hebei. He studied City Design at the Royal College of Art(RCA) in London, the United Kingdom from 2019 to 2021. In 2022, he joined the Xiamen Municipal Engineering Design Institute Co., Ltd. as a landscape designer. Since 2023, he has been studying for his Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Design at the City University of Macau.
During his study at the RCA, he received a full scholarship (Aedas Scholarship) and won several awards, including the First Prize in the 12th Tianjin Municipal College Students Industry and Arts Design Contest and the Silver Prize in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region University Design Majors Graduation Design Exhibition.
His past research primarily focused on landscape ecological regeneration and urban space transformation. As a landscape designer, he emphasized healing landscapes and the water cycle as his research priorities, considering how to improve environmental satisfaction and site utilization during the process of landscape improvement.