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WENXIN LI

1351 W ADAMS BLVD. � LOS ANGELES, CA 90007 � (323)449�1767 � WENXINLI�USC.EDU

EDUCATION University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Master of Architecture, Emphasis: BIM design, GPA 3.19/4.00

Expected May 2014

North China University of Technology, Beijing, China Bachelor of Architecture, GPA 3.42/4.00, Rank: 3/65

July 2012

SKILLS Software: Autodesk Revit Architecture, Autodesk Revit MEP, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, SketchUp; V-Ray, Maxwell Render, Autodesk 360 Rendering, LUMION; AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Corel VideoStudio; Autodesk Vasari, Autodesk Navisworks, Autodesk Ecotect Analysis, Climate Consultant; Mircosoft Office Suite. Fabrication: Experienced in Lasercut, Milling, 3D printing (ABS plastic, powder). Language: Native in Mandarin; fluent in English; basic Japanese. EDU

WORK EXPERIENCE MADA s.p.a.m., Los Angeles, California http://www.madaspam.com/ Intern ◇ ◇ ◇

October 2013 – March 2014

Developed one of the design schemes; built Rhino model for rendering; created drawings and layouts for presentation in Sapporo Ski-Resort Project (Sapporo, Japan). Conducted site analysis; created drawings and layouts for presentation; built physical models from foam in Thukawaddy Residence Project (Yangon, Burma) and Pinggu Villa Project (Beijing, China). Conducted preliminary studies; built detail model; prepared presentation booklet in Luneng R&D Center Facade Project (Beijing, China).

Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, Beijing, China http://www.biad.com.cn/ Summer Intern, Architectural Assist ◇

CA TION

Summer 2013

Conducted site analysis, function analysis; created construction drawings; assisted with final renderings; prepared presentation booklet in The Gymnasium and North Teaching Building Project of the Affiliated High School of Peking University (Beijing, China).

China Architecture Design & Research Group, Beijing, China http://www.cadreg.com.cn/ Summer Intern, Architectural Assist Summer 2011 ◇

Conducted site analysis, drawings and layouts for presentation; developed the facades; built 3D model for rendering in Beijing Textile Researching and Testing Building Project (Beijing, China).

Cultural Heritage Conservation Center, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Intern ◇

Completed the archival arrangement of historical relics in Beijing and more than 10 surrounding cities; maintained client relations.

Future Advertising, China Central Television, Beijing, China http://www.future-ad.com/ Intern ◇

August 2010 – September 2010

Designed slide templates for internal reporting use of CCTV channel 5; produced posters of 2 TV series; maintained client relations.

Studio Xubo-Yang, Beijing, China Design Assistant ◇

January 2011 – February 2011

January 2010 – June 2011

Participated in architectural design and management; assisted in drawing sets in different project stages; built 3D model for rendering; prepared presentation booklets.

HONORS 2012 – 2014 2013 2011 2011 2010 2010

Academic Scholarship, School of Architecture, University of Southern California Autodesk Building Performance Analysis Certificate First-class Academic Scholarship, North China University of Technology 2nd Prize, 10th ‘Science Park’ Cup Science and Technology Contest, Beijing 3rd Prize, Department Logo Design Contest, North China University of Technology Second-class Practice Scholarship, North China University of Technology


JAPAN SAPPORO SKI�RESORT Firm work, MADA s.p.a.m., 2013

Location: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan Project type: hotel complex Program: 32,682m², apartments, hotel, retails Directors: Marcelo Franganillo, Can-Cui Team members: Yi-Zeng, Jiaxin-Du Contributions: Developed one of the design schemes; built Rhino model for rendering; created drawings and layouts for presentation. Softwares used: Rhino, AutoCAD, PS, AI.


SITE PLAN

LOCATION

Total building area: 32,682㎡ Site area: 9,917㎡ F.A.R: 3.29 Coverage: 36.6% Amenity & Services: 2,157㎡ Retail: 356㎡ Apartments: 14,705㎡ Garage: 4,418㎡ Circulation & Services: 7,753㎡ Hotel: 3,305㎡

VICINITY MAP

FUNCTIONS The site is located in a snow mountain in the city of Sapporo, the largest city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Sapporo has a humid continental climate with an average snowfall of 630mm. Sapporo is one of the few metropolises in the world with such heavy snowfall. The site is covered by snow in the most of the time of the year. Also there is a hot spring near the site.

The design concept came from the surrounding features of the site: mountain peak. The whole building is divided into 6 individual pieces according to different functions. We cut two vertices of each piece to make some terraced space for sightseeing, balconies and entrances.

GENERATE PROCESS

Hotel Amenity & Services SPA Retail Parking Circulation Apartment units Back of house


AERIAL VIEW

RENDERING

RENDERING


THE GYMNASIUM AND NORTH TEACHING BUILDING PROJECT OF THE AFFILIATED HIGH SCHOOL OF PEKING UNIVERSITY Firm work, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, Summer 2013

GROUND FLOOR PLAN

Project Location: Haidian district, Beijing, China Project Type: High school Program: 94,641m² Contributions: conducted site analysis, function analysis; created construction drawings; assisted with final renderings; prepared presentation booklet. Software used: SketchUp, AutoCAD, PS, AI

SITE PLAN

INTERIOR RENDERING

AERIAL VIEW

SECTIONS


CONSTRUCTION DRAWING

CONSTRUCTION DRAWING


BEIJING TEXTILE RESEARCHING AND TESTING BUILDING

Firm work, China Architecture Design & Research Group, Summer 2011 Project Location: Beijing, China Project Type: High-rise office building Program: 125,160m², offices, researching labs, meeting center, exhibition hall, promotion center, restaurant Director: Mr. Zheng-Ye Contributions: produced site analysis, drawings and layouts for presentation; developed the facades; built 3D model for rendering. Software used: SketchUp, AutoCAD, PS, AI

CURTAIN WALL DETAIL

SITE ANALYSIS

SITE PLAN

SOLAR

FUNCTIONS

RENDERING

RENDERING


CROSSINGS

Academic work, USC, Spring 2013 Project Location: Otay Mesa, San Diego, California Project Type: Landport of entry Instructors: Ms. Julie Snow, Prof. John Dutton Software used: Rhino, Revit Architecture, AutoCAD, PS, AI

LOCATION

When I saw the program and site, what interested me most is the urban structure along the two sides of the border. It’s totally different, shows the conflicts of road density, building scales, building usages and cultural different. I took those differences into my project and let people feel those differences when they go through the border stations. The forms of buildings combined with the grids taken from the urban structure.

SITE ANALYSIS COOLING METHOD DIAGRAM

PERSPECTIVES Rendered by Rhino

VIEWS FROM CARS Rendered by Rhino

AERIAL VIEW Produced by Revit Architecture

SECTIONS Produced by Revit Architecture


THE RENOVATION PROJECT OF QING HUI TEMPLE Design studio work, Studio Xubo-Yang, August 2012 Project Location: Hui Province, Henan, China Team member: Mr. Qiushi-Peng Director: Mr. Xubo-Yang Software used: Revit Architecture, AutoCAD, PS, AI

Qing Hui Temple is the main temple of the Weiyuan ancient chinese building groups, located in Hui Province, Henan, China. First built in 1215 Sui Dynasty and rebuilt in Ming Dynasty after hundred years. It’s one of the most famous travelling places in China. We took pictures, measured all the components of the temple, built Revit model and drew floor plans. Learning new architectural softwares and making computer models are two of my hobbies. Revit Architecture is one of the softwares I like to use most. The model of the Qing Hui Temple is made by Revit, since Revit is the most suitable software to make complex building models and produce floor plans.

RENDERING Produced by Revit Architecture

SOUTH ELEVATION Produced by Revit Architecture & AutoCAD MODELING PROCESS

COMPONENTS


SITE PLAN

SHOUGANG RESIDENTIAL

Academic work, NCUT, April-June 2011 Project Location: Shijingshan district, Beijing, China Project Type: Reconstruction of an old industrial area Program: 320,000m², residential, kindergartens, elementary school, club Team member: Mr. Wei-Huai Instructors: Mr. Xubo-Yang, Mrs. Wenjie-Lin Software used: Rhino, Grasshopper, AutoCAD, PS, AI, Ecotect Analysis

I analysed different customer groups and their demands, then provided the planning ideas of the site: the north part of the site is the high-rise residential building area for young-professional, since it is closer to major traffic hub, while the south area is closest to river and green spaces, would best for rest and relaxation, so we design the south part as the slab-type building area for aged people. PERSPECTIVE Produced by Rhino

UNIT TYPE DIAGRAM

PERSPECTIVE Produced by Rhino


HONG KONG BOUNDARY CROSSING FACILITIES Academic work, NCUT, May-July 2010

Project Location: HongKong, China Project Type: Landport of entry Instructors: Mr. Xin-Ma, Ms. Rui-Yang Software used: Revit Architecture, AutoCAD, PS, AI

I used ‘flowing’ as the core design concept in the design of the Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities. Features of ‘flowing’ are expressed in different aspects such as floor plans, functional streamlines, interior spaces and the exterior style, making the building with streamlined beauty and qualified function, as well as providing much convenience for passengers.

SITE ANALYSIS

PHYSICAL MODEL

SECTIONS Produced by Revit Architecture AERIAL VIEW Produced by Revit Architecture


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