Ricky Ruihong Li is a writer, editor, and researcher. He co-founded Workshop for Environmental Technik (WET), a group dedicated to the experimental study of architecture and environmental politics. His writings have appeared in magazines and journals, including PIN-UP, Concerning Contemporary, and November. His research has been exhibited at 80WSE Gallery, New York University. He has taught and served critic at Pratt Institute, Columbia University, and Parsons School of Design. He receives degrees from Columbia University and Pratt Institute.

Li lives and works in Zhuhai and New York.