Haotian Zhang holds an MArch and a BArch from Tsinghua University, and an MArch II from the Cooper Union. As a designer and researcher, he is interested in rural Chinese futurism and digital representation in the realm of realism. His work has been exhibited at Carnegie Museum of Art, National Building Museum, Gallery SKC (Croatia), Beijing Design Week, Carnegie Mellon University, Pratt Institute, the Cooper Union, Tongji University and Tsinghua University.
He co-founded FrankanLisa with Tianying Li. He is Frank.