LILY TRAN Architecture Portfolio 2018
L I LY T R A N Hello! I am a second year student studying at the University of Waterloo School of Architecture. I am particularly interested on the affect that space has on oneâ€™s actions and mind, and how architectural experimentation can breed novel environments. The following is a collection of my architectural works completed in my first year and second year of architecture school and a selection of my other works.
TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Shibumi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-9 Symbiotic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-15 Journey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-21 Chiaroscuro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-29 Metamorphisis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-35 Selimiye Mosque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36-37 Fabric Works . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-39
L I LY T R A N WORK EXPERIENCE
Architectural Intern, Takeshi Hosaka Architects, Tokyo, Japan,
Jan. 2018 - Apr. 2018
Created detailed models for presentations and iterative sketch models
Communicated with team and project managers to accomplish tasks
Prepared design iterations for specific aspects of a project to present to the team
Visited sites and past projects to aid in documentation/magazine articles
Server, Tom’s Dairy Freeze, Toronto, Ontario, Nov. 2012 - Aug. 2016 ··
Communicated effectively with customers and team, served hundreds of customers per
day successfully and efficiently
Memorized complex orders, eleminated any mistakes regarding the inaccurate
production of orders
Speedily and accurately completed tasks, computed hundreds of transactions through
cash, averaging under two minutes for each customer
Sales Associate, Lush, Toronto, Ontario, Oct. 2015 - Jan.2016
Conversed with customers to determine the best product for their needs, created relationships with customers and developed trust
Understood team member’s area of expertise, effectively directed customers according to
Specialized in various categories of products to assist a diverse clientele
Camp Counsellor, Camp Olympia, Markham, Ontario, Oct. 2013
Organized programs and events, entertained and taught children about leadership
Collaborated with team, managed many groups of children to ensure safety
Marathon Participant, Trek for Teens, Toronto, Ontario, Nov. 2013
Completed races and events, worked with small team to finish event
Fundraised money, supported the developement of housing for homeless teenagers
Community Volunteer, Bishop Allen Academy, Toronto, Ontario,
Sept. 2012 - June 2014
Organized, planned and participated in community events, fed the homeless and did
workshops at senior homes
Cynthia Lily Tran University of Waterloo Architecture School, Second year, 2B Student ID: 20662948 Cltran@edu.uwaterloo.ca 1 (647) 537 4796
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS ··
Building design and modelling skills developed through the University of Waterloo Architecture Program
Adobe Creative Cloud
Maxwell (Studio, Material Editor, Render)
Candidate for Bachelor of Architectural Studies,
Second Year, University of Waterloo,
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, 2016
Cambridge, Ontario, September 2016 - present
Entrance scholarship for those who have a
High School Diploma,
Bishop Allen Academy, Toronto, Ontario,
September 2012 - June 2016
Adrianna Jamnik-Sousa Award,
Bishop Allen Academy, Toronto, Ontario, 2016
Scholarship for a graduating student who
demonstrates artistic talents, is revered by
peers, and perseveres through a difficult
Sewing and fashion design
Travel (spent time in Japan, Hawaii, and
Vancouver in 2017-2018)
SHIBUMI Takeshi Hosaka Architects. February 2018. Residential project.
Shibumi is a residential house designed for a small family to be located in Yokohama, Japan. Through penetrating indoor courtyards, the outside atmosphere is cultivated to create a refreshing and airy space. There is a strong delineation of spaces through a large central courtyard. Shibumi features a wood paneled ceiling and rough concrete walls.
S Y M B I OT I C Co-ordinated by Donald Mckay. April 2017. Library project.
A library located in Toronto, Canada. A symbiotic relationship is created between all aspects of a library: the index, the community, the study, the lab, and the office. It features wheel chair accessibility, a childrenâ€™s area a hackerâ€™s lab, vertical shading devices, and storage for 36,000 books.
First Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan
Third Floor Plan
Fourth Floor Plan
Fifth Floor Plan
INTERIOR RENDER 15
JOURNEY Co-ordinated by Derek Revington and David Correa November 2017. City project.
As an art gallery, the journey decides what one sees and what one does not, where one goes and where one does not. This predetermined path is not obvious, giving many options to those who wander, those who are unaware that the end result of every journey is the same. The composition of the underground city creates a dialogue between the metaphorical art within it, the light that defines it, and the visitor who perceives it.
CHIAROSCURO Co-ordinated by Derek Revington and David Correa. December 2017. Museum project.
Chiaroscuro is a Film Noir museum illuminated by the light created by the projection of films. This light, whether interrupted or enhanced by the architecture, creates dramatic and haunting encounters through exposure or obscurity. From oneâ€™s journey through the museum, one observes film noir on various scales: distant, close, distorted, or pure. This observation occurs whether it is through a projection on a surface or embodied through the people within the space.
RENDERED SECTION COLLAGE
EXTERIOR RENDER 26
INTERIOR RENDER 27
M E TA M O R P H I S I S Co-ordinated by Donald Mckay. February 2017. Sculpture project.
A series of six sculptures with the intent of showcasing oneâ€™s self portrait, focusing on the duplicity between light and dark, mystery and clarity, and gradual transformation of oneâ€™s character and the revelations that accompany it. Specifications: 20x27 cm, polymer clay, metal wire internals
SELIMIYE MOSQUE Co-ordinated by Robert Jan Van Pelt November 2017. Research project.
A wormâ€™s eye view axonometric hand drawing of the Selimiye Mosque located in the city of Edirne, Turkey. In collaboration with: Pyper Chalk, Salman Rauf, Vanessa Sokic, and Yi Ming Wu.
FA B R I C W O R K S Dress projects. June 2016.
A sample of dresses that feature steel and plastic boned corsets. Materials include: chiffon, organza, tulle, brocade, assorted fake and died flowers, copper.