Zhini graduated with BA(Hons) Architecture from University of Sheffield in 2013. She worked with London based studio – Penoyre and Prasad LLP as an Architectural Trainee. She was involved in mainly school and higher education projects .
During both experiences she trained to approach architecture with strong sustainable and social underpinning. She is curious about the synthesis of other faculties from biology to mathematics with architecture; and that informed her current exploration in DS 10.
Originally from Malaysia, she actively sought for exposure in different countries and cultures. She lived in Madrid for two months for an internship in Ensamble Studio and volunteered as a builder in Iceland for with SEED Iceland. During both experiences she was involved in hands-on projects which including building a full scale mobile studio with light steel modules.