Yim Lim is design principal at HDR Architecture and a practicing architect, licensed in Texas. She is a senior adjunct professor of Architecture and community design at CCA. She also teaches studios in the Diversity Studies and Architecture programs. Lim’s family is from Guangzhou, south of Chengdu, and she continues to speak the Mandarin and Cantonese she learned as a child of immigrant parents. She is a graduate of Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

Lim's professional papers presented at conferences address cultural influence and design. A recent paper of hers focused on the figure ground of the Mosque in Abu Dhabi and the impact of prayer spaces to health care design.

Senior Adjunct Professor, Diversity Studies

BArch, City College of CUNY; MArch, Harvard University