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ARCHITECTURE PORTOLIO andrea wing laam sze


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ecologies competition winner for bioblitz festival

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can ricart accentuate the pattern of ruins

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institution for soil casting lively advertisment of the technology

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civic centre inhabitable light tower of tynemouth

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the place of houses circular form reduce left out corners

i am a designer who thinks with my hands through sketching and model making. i enjoy making good illustrations that would sell my ideas as well, using mainly revit, physical model and photoshop. the followings are some examples of my work. tel: 0774 766 5906 email: szewinglam@hotmail.com


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2010-2013 education: 2010-2013

2008-2010 2008-2010 2010 2010

professional experience: 2012 2012

architecture awards: 2013 2013

Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (BA) – Newcastle University, United Kingdom RIBA Part I Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (BA)conceptual – Newcastle University, United Kingdom • Acquire the design skills through design and model making Part I a good sense of illustration composition and rendering skills •RIBAAcquire Acquire the skills through conceptual and model •• Learned howdesign to learn from colleges in studio design and co-operate inmaking group • works Acquire a good sense of illustration composition and rendering skills • Learned how to learn from colleges in studio and co-operate in group works GCE Advanced Level – Stonar School, United Kingdom Achieve grade A in all subjects : Psychology, Mathematics, Art GCE Advanced Level – Stonar School, United Kingdom Achieve grade A in all subjects : Psychology, Mathematics, Art IELTS – International English Language Testing System Achieved an overall score of 7.5 IELTS – International English Language Testing System Achieved an overall score of 7.5

Assistant Designer – summer job at Ben Yeung Associates Ltd, Hong Kong • Participated in some domestic architectural projects Designer – summer jobthrough at Ben Yeung Associates Ltd, Hong Kong •Assistant Improved my skills Auto Cad practice Participated Architecture in some domestic architectural projects •• Accompany assistants and Architects to meetings and gained • insight Improved my skills Auto Cad through practice of real life architectural practice • Accompany Architecture assistants and Architects to meetings and gained insight of real life architectural practice

Project Ecologies Winner for Bio Blitz Festival, United Kingdom • Creative and well considerate design work, awarded for achieving a Project Ecologies for Bio Blitz Festival, Kingdom pavilion that isWinner both beneficial to the natureUnited and people during festival Creative well that considerate work, for achieving a use •• A real lifeand project is going design to be built in awarded August 2013 for festival pavilion that is both beneficial to the nature and people during festival • A real life project that is going to be built in August 2013 for festival use

other job experience: Other Job Experience languages & computer skills: 2011 June Summer Internship, Prudential Corporation, Hong Kong • Went to trainings relevant to management, investment, communication LANGUAGE AND COMPUTER SKILLS AutoCAD – Advanced and presentation skills

Revit - Moderate • Worked as telephonic sales, selling the latest insurance products LANGUAGE AND COMPUTER SKILLS English Fluent AutocadModerate Sketchup - Moderate Mandarin - Fluent Revit- Elementary Sketchup Layout – Advanced 2010 January -May Volunteer in Kofi Bar, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

English - Fluent Cantonese – Mother tougue A good team working experience Mandarin Photoshop-- Fluent Advanced 2009 July-August Telephone Technical Support, PCCW, Hong Kong CantoneseAdvanced – Mother tougue Sketchup- Moderate InDesignIllustratorElementary Learned how to comfort agitated clients and tackle problems in good Illustrator Photoshop- Advanced Sketchup- Elementary Layout- Advanced manners Photoshop - Advanced InDesign- Advanced Illustrator- Elementary Autocad- Moderate SketchupModerate

Skindigo - Elementary Revit- Elementary Sketchup Layout- Advanced VRay - Elementary

InDesign – Advanced

2008 July

Tele-Surveyor, Prudential Corporation, Hong Kong Improved communication skills with customers

Education English Fluent OTHER– WORK EXPERIENCE AutoCAD – Advanced 2008 June Saleswoman (In-store), Trendy Land, Hong Kong Mandarin – Moderate Revit Moderate selling techniques and basic customers hospitality Bachelor of Arts in Architecture (BA) – Newcastle University,Gained United Cantonese – Mother tongue OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE Sketchup - Moderate Kingdom RIBA Part I Sketchup Layout Advanced • Acquire the design skills through conceptual design–and model making • Acquire a good sense of illustration composition and rendering skills Skindigo - Elementary


ecologies

ecologies jesmond dene

A pavilion for Bioblitz Festival for naturalist to do environmental studies and visitors. In the design we provide a tower for researcher to observe birds and squirrel closely. Win-Win Ecology: the building fabric, thatch, provides thermal resistance for researcher working indoor, at the same time provide a comfortable home for animals and insects. Competition Winner. 1. gathering space 2. storage 3. toilet 4. working area 5. cat ladder 6. observatory 3

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can ricart– A refurbishment project of an old factory. Design scheme is to emphasize the pattern of The Ruin extracted from the site and portrait it at the frontal facades of entries, emphasising the entry through the cafÊ. In this project, it is aimed to accentuate the existing atmosphere with well decorated interventions and lighting. A series of models making were employed for ideal result.

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1. restaurant with open porch 2. Veranda 3. open air cinema 4. market place 5. can ricart cafe 6. art studios 7. art gallery 8. can ricart theatre

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visitors can enter can ri cart either directly or through the cafe. during night time, the light would penetrate through the perforated metal.

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pattern of ruin 2

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ENTRY A through can ricart cafe

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ground floor plan

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institution of soil casting – Given that the site is the basement of former Bank of England, I choose to emphasize the underground texture and the positive and negative shape of basement. I started experimenting with soil casting and decide the building would be a lively advertisement of the technology that consist a testing ground with the building on top that inhibits researchers and testing facilities.

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1TO100 WEST SOUTH ELEVATION:

concrete ideagora newcastle

1TO100 WEST SOUTH SECTION

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SOIL CAST MUSEUM PUBLIC SQUARE CASFE OBSERVATORY LOBBY TOILET WORKSHOP

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LOBBY OF TESTING GROUND TOILETS TESTING GROUNDBIG APARTMENT 1 to 1 PANELS CASTING AREA TROLLEY FOR TRANSPORTING PANELS PREPARATION AREA

UPPER BASEMENT 1:400

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FLOOR PLANS 1:400 1. OBSERVATORY 2. TOILETS 3. STUDTIO

1. STUDIO 2. LABORARTORY 3. TERRACE

1. CONCRETE GREEN HOUSE 2. CASTING ROOM 3. WORKSHOP

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RESTAURANT SITTING AREA TOILETS KITCHEN

1. SUITE BEDROOM

1. PLANT ROOM 2. SMALL APARTMENT 3. BIG APARTMENT


civic centre – a public building that consist of public service and debate chamber, designed to be a main stop for visitors to Tynemouth, which provides a viewing platform that allows passers-by to overlook the debate chamber as well as to admire the great view of the Ocean. It also provides other facilities like restaurant and crèche to the public. At night it glows at the edge of the cliff and acts as an inhabitable light tower of Tynemouth.

the reason of the slanted roof was to respond to the shape of the castle. creating a balanced view from the main street.

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civic centre tynemouth

sea facing facade

at night, the building that sits at the edge of the cliff golw like a light tower, acting a local landmark for shipyards.

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1. debate chamber 2. creche 3. restuarant 4. viewing platform

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the house to host- A house that is for a young couple who like to invite friends over with restricted space. The idea is to utilise circular form to eliminate left out corners and to increase flexibility of furniture. The ground floor is comprised of a circular living room with a retractable bed when there are visitors staying over nights. The first floor is the private area with bedroom and a multifunctional study room which is a walk in wardrobe as well.

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place of houses jesmond

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