Wayne is a current senior studying Urban Design and Architecture Studies at New York University. Growing up across Asia and North America, Wayne’s passion for urbanism came from his days dwelling in urban areas such as San Francisco, Taipei, Shanghai, Paris and finally New York. His interest in urban development range from transit system that lies far underground all the way to modern skyscrapers that knows no limits. On campus, he serves as the Director of Communications at the Urban Design and Architecture Society, and Secretary at the Taiwanese American Student Society. Prior to Van Alen, he has interned at architectural firms with an emphasis on commercial development, and New America Media, a news agency based in Northern California.