Our Team

Lanxi Dong

Design Researcher

As a design researcher at SHS Consulting, Lanxi’s role involves facilitating collaboration with stakeholders and connecting insights into strategic design opportunities for housing. She became interested in affordable housing after completing her undergraduate thesis on a co-design approach to creating artist live/work housing.

Lanxi’s design work focuses on human-centred research, co-design methods, systems thinking, and visual communication. She enjoys problem solving with stakeholders to provide better housing experiences that serve people, businesses, and communities.

She has previously volunteered with The Laneway Project and is interested in enhancing urban spaces and communities through art and design.

Current work

Lanxi is currently working on a project around creating standards and technical guidelines for shelters in Toronto.


Bachelor of Design, Industrial Design (OCAD University)