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alexander kwong

1818 Santa Ynez Street Los Angeles CA, 90026 310.774.7347

alexander.c.kwong@gmail.com

EXHIBITIONS OF WORK

EDUCATION 2010-Present

Masters of Architecture University of California - Los Angeles Architecture and Urban Design Los Angeles, California 90095

2004-2009

B.S. Architecture Architecture History Minor The University of Texas Arlington College of Architecture Arlington, Texas 76019

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES 2008 - Present Member United States Green Building Council 2009 - 2010 Coordinator Treehouse Fun Project 2007 - 2008 Promotions Officer Joint Constituency Council for Architecture University of Texas at Arlington 2007 - 2008 Webmaster Team buildingcommunityWORKSHOP 2005 - 2006 Member American Institute of Architecture Students University of Texas at Arlington 2004 - 2005 Fabricator UTA Formula SAE Racing Team University of Texas at Arlington AWARDS Fall 2009 International Student Photo Competition Third Place - Selected for Publishing Abroad View Magazine Fall 2008 UTA International Photo Competition First Place - Cultural Second Place - Landscape University of Texas Arlington RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE Summer 2011 Graphic Design/Branding Intern Citizens of Humanity Los Angeles, CA Designed graphic assets and built displays and signage for high-end fashion label. Summer 2009 Design/Build Associate, LEED Advisor Summer 2007 buildingcommunityWORKSHOP Dallas, TX Designed and implemented urban renewal construction projects for lower income neighborhoods in South Dallas.

Summer 2011 RUMBLE 2011 Perloff Hall, UCLA Los Angeles, CA May 2009 Topping Out: UTA Architecture Benefit Union Station Ballroom Dallas, TX Fall 2007, 2008 End of Semester Exhibition Spring 2009 Fallout Lounge Dallas, TX Fall 2008-2009 End Of Year Exhibition Fall 2007-2008 University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX Fall 2008 UTA International Photo Exhibition University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX Summer 2008 Alvar Aalto: Sunila Kotka Maritime Museum Kotka, Finland APPLICABLE SKILLS Photography Experience working with film and digital formats, developing and printing film medium based photography. Computer Graphics and CAD Proficiency working with AutoCAD 2008, Photoshop CS5 and Illustrator CS5 for image manipulation and graphic generation 3-D Modeling and Animation Experience using SketchUp Pro 6, Maya 2011, Form Z 6.6, Rhino 5.0, Premier Pro CS5, After Effects CS5, and V-Ray in producing 3-D renderings, models, and video animations Construction and Fabrication Skilled in the manipulation of steel, aluminum, plastic, concrete, and wood materials using common tools, rotary lathe, vacuum forming, and upright mill Digital Fabrication Experience with computer aided laser cutting, computer aided milling, and 3-D printing TRAVEL EXPERIENCE Canada, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Hong Kong S.A.R., Japan, Macau S.A.R., People’s Republic of China, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden,Thailand


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