Lirong received his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University. Subsequently he earned his master’s degree in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in 2018 and was awarded the Lucille Smyser Lowenfish Memorial Prize. Lirong joined Steven Holl Architects in June 2018. He has worked on IcarbonX Headquaters, Loisium Hotel Expansion, Chicago University in Paris, Powerhouse Parramatta, Qianhai International Financial Exchange Center, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He is the project architect for the Ostrava Concert Hall, currently in Construction Documents.