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Inspiring Change for Hutto “envision tomorrow” scenario planning 11

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Crossview Transit Hub transit oriented development

Site for Multi-Family Housings suitability analysis & network analysis 14

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Equity Assessment for TOD Corridors sociodemographic analysis 18

Charrette Meeting for City of Chattanooga gis mappings 23

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Model Development Code for Teton View Region intent model Soul Marche urban land institute competition

“TCU Berry” Scenario Visualization formed-based code


Landscape Design

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Animated Landscape international workshop in bangkok 54

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Resume

“Yu Long Urban Park” Diagram mixed used landscape design 50

Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Shopping Mall commercial landscape design

Yu Wen Jasmine Chou Yu Wen was born and raised in Taiwan. She found her passion in creating sustainable environments through citizen participation at a workshop held for Thailand’s coastal village. In 2013, she came to the States and started her master degree in Community and Regional Planning at UT Austin. At school, she focused on sustainability and participatory approaches for reaching out to seniors. Yu Wen graduated in August and is now living in Houston. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting different communities by walking, cycling or taking public transits. She hopes to contribute her skills to creating sustainable and resilient cities.


“envision tomorrow” scenario planning

Inspiring Change for Hutto May 2014 utto’s present Growth Guidance Plan expires in 2015. Within the next two years, the town will need to redefine its physical and land use strategy. Using the values and information from the City of Hutto, suitability mappings were done for suitable locations of future land development within the Activity Center, first on conventional land use types and then development types created through the focus groups. Later, three scenarios were demonstrated based on professional planning principles, data and community values. Those scenarios were created to absorb the anticipated growth in jobs and population for the planning horizon of 2035. Among three scenarios, one is most responsive to community values, another one reflects important emphasis from a social learning and sustainability standpoint. Those scenarios will be used in a planning workshop as a starting point for discussion and further scenario planning.

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INSPIRING CHANGE FOR HUTTO

Community & Opportunity • • •

Churches, Schools, and the YMCA give the city a sense of community. Vacancy opens opportunities for infill, protecting agriculture from sprawl. Diversity and density of housing stock can attract new residents.

Barriers to Mobility • • •

Major highways form barriers that divide the city. 98% of employed residents commute outside Hutto for work. Homes are isolated from schools and Old Town. Vacant Land

Environmental Constraints • • •

Concentrate growth outside hazardous and sensitive zones. Smart Growth can protect Brushy Creek from agricultural runoff. Fertile soils allow for flexibility when preserving agricultural land.

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Environmental Constraints


INSPIRING CHANGE FOR HUTTO City of Hutto | Demonstration Area City of Hutto | Demonstration Area GIS-Based State of the Scenario Planning Workshop GIS-Based State of the Scenario Planning Workshop

GIS-Based Scenario Planning Workshop

Hutto is a growing city with immense potential,-both for development and conservation. The future of Hutto will include job opportunities and healthy communities, while conserving family values and open space. M ixed Use

First Scenario: A Safe Home Base

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Civic Open Space 100 Year Flood Plain Utility

Main Street Commercial Industrial Office Corridor Commercial

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INSPIRING CHANGE FOR HUTTO

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Third Scenario: Booming and Green

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Town Center Eco Trailer Demonstration Site Compact Neighborhood Single Family Neighborhood Subdivision

Utility Current Roads Proposed Roads

Regional Train Station


suitability analysis & network analysis

Site for Multi-Family Housings November 2014 or public reviews on potential HUD funded projects, the planner was requested to carry out an analysis of suitable parcels using criteria provided by HACA.

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The first map shows the ranking of the potential parcels based on the three criteria . Higher ranking score represents more suitable parcel. A particular parcel ranked as 5 was selected for viewshed analysis to further obtain comprehensive understanding of the site. The result shows that most of the parcels rated higher than 4 are located near the city boundary, for example, the Northwest end, Northeast end and the Southwest end of the city of Austin. The parcel that the planner selected, which has the biggest parcel area that rated as 5, is considered to be the one that has the most potential to be developed. According to the bird view provided by the viewshed analysis, it is shown that the future housing units located on the selected parcel would have two possible views of Lake Travis, which would be a nice feature to have for the future residents. However, it is noted that the selected parcel is further away from the highways, same do the other ranked-5 parcels in the city of Austin. Traveling to other parts of the city would probably be difficult for the future residents.

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SITE FOR MULTI-FAMILY HOUSINGS

Network Analysis

In the second section, a network analysis was done for the same selected parcel that ranked as 5. By conductin facilities test, the selected parcel’s spatial relationships with schools and bus stops can be found.

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SITE FOR MULTI-FAMILY HOUSINGS

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Based on the results analyzed from the services area test, it shows that driving to the closest bus stop from the selected parcel is about 4 minutes. In addition, from the color shown for the driving time to school, there is no school within 7 minutes driving distance from the selected parcel. If driving time to school would be a priority for the future residents, the parcel located at the Northeast end of the City of Austin that ranked more than 4 would be a better fit for the multi-family housing site.


sociodemographic analysis

Equity Assessment for TOD Corridors June 2014 he core concept of Equitable Transit-Oriented Development is that TOD should be oriented towards people most likely to use transit, aka “core riders,� as well as development. Researchers at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University have developed an Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (E-TOD) rating system that can be used to identify neighborhoods and districts with demographic and transit attributes that reduce driving, encourage higher transit ridership, and promote transit equity and accessibility.

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Findings from the E-TOD score can have implications for the preservation of affordable housing along transit corridors or in transit-rich neighborhoods. The E-TOD score can also be used to examine which transit-rich neighborhoods and specific projects will encourage equitable TOD, or to determine or enhance the relative transit supportiveness of a station area. The E-TOD score is determined by comparing a composite score of ten key variables, capturing measures of transit, orientation, and development, across transit stations in a municipality.


EQUITY ASSESSMENT FOR TOD CORRIDORS

E-TOD Score In order to contribute to identifying affordable units for preservation in our study areas, an E-TOD-inspired analysis of the Burnet and Riverside corridors was conducted. Each variable was first mapped across Austin block groups by quintile. A raster map of all variables was then created which aggregated the score for each variable, with the lowest possible score for each block group being 8 and the highest possible score being 40. Darker areas on the map indicate a higher E-TOD score, meaning they are more transit supportive, contain more core riders, and are developed in a more transit-friendly manner. Job Accessibility by Transit

% of Workers Who Use Transit, Bike, or Walk to Work

Transit Accessibility

% of Renters

% of Zero Car Households

Residential Density

Transportation Costs as A Percent of Income

% of Households with Income < $25,000


EQUITY ASSESSMENT FOR TOD CORRIDORS

The map depicts the proximity of affordable housing units in the corridor within a ¼-mile and ½-mile of Metro Rapid stations. Several clusters of class C units can be seen within a ¼-mile walk of the Metro Rapid stations at the intersections of North Loop and Burnet Road. Another cluster of affordable units can be seen East of the Metro Rapid station at Justin Lane and Burnet Road. Also, this map shows that several clusters of affordable housing, particularly along Anderson road, are outside of the Metro Rapid service areas, indicating potential areas for improved transit access or built environment interventions.

The Riverside corridor has a much higher E-TOD score than the Burnet corridor, primarily due to the higher percentage of core riders in the neighborhood. In contrast with the Burnet corridor, Riverside is serviced primarily by standard bus stops. The bus stops with highest ridership numbers as of 2011 are shown, since Capital Metro tends to increase bus service at stations with higher ridership. The map shows that 12 out of 31 of the affordable housing in the Riverside corridor units lie within a ¼-mile walk from the most popular bus stations. Though the high E-TOD score indicates that any of the units in the corridor would be a good possibility for preservation, the units nearest the highest use stations may be good to consider.


gis mappings

Charrette Meeting for City of Chattanooga March 2015 he charrette meeting aims to refine vision and develop form-based code for five neighborhoods -North Shore, Riverfront, City Center, M.L.King and Southside.

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Depending on what kind of information that would need to be discussed, there are three different types of maps generated for the charrette, which are analysis maps , hands-on maps and studio maps.


CHARRETTE MEETING FOR CITY OF CHATTANOOGA

Analysis Map This type of maps used during the neighborhood meetings for citizens to take a close look at their communities. Topics normally including: project boundary, land use, zoning, topography, flood zones, mobility, parking and others data that would help citizens to think about the possibilities and constraints for future developments and what should be regulated. EXISTING LAND USE

MOBILITY

TOPOGRAPHY

EXISTING LAND USE

FLOOD ZONES


CHARRETTE MEETING FOR CITY OF CHATTANOOGA

Hands-On Map

Studio Map

This type of map would be put underneath the tracing This type of map serve as a reference when paper and serve as a reference when they draw their designers are visualizing participantsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; input during ideas on the tracing papers. the open design studio session. The information on the studio maps help designer to avoid building on an environmental sensitive area. HANDS-ON MAP

STUDIO MAP


intent model

Model Development Code for Teton View Region December 2014 his Land Development Code is adopted for the purpose of guiding development in accordance with the Adopted Comprehensive Plan and existing and future needs in order to protect, promote and improve the public health, safety and general welfare. Illustrations, photographs and graphics are included in this Land Development Code to illustrate the intent and requirement of the text.

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MODEL DEVELOPMENT CODE FOR TETON VIEW REGION

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Double Doub Do uble le Post Pos P ostt Sign Sign Detached House. A building type that accommodates one dwelling unit on an individual lot with yards on all sides.

Backyard Cottage. A small self-contained accessory dwelling unit located on the same lot as a detached house but physically separated.

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Cottage Court. A building type that accommodates 5 to 9 detached dwelling

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units organized around an internal shared courtyard.

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A freestanding sign where the primary support is supplied by two posts positioned no more than 2 inches from the outer edge of the sign face.

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16 sf max

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General Provisions

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side that share a common wall.

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Duplex: Side by Side. A building type that

Duplex: Back to Back. A building type that accommodates two dwelling units on an individual lot separated vertically with

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one unit located directly behind the other unit that share a common wall.

Attached House. A building type that accommodates two attached dwelling units located on two separate lots that share a common wall along a lot line.

Four-plex. A building type that accommodates 3 to 4 dwelling units vertically or horizontally integrated.

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Only one freestanding sign is is allowed per street frontage, except that one additional freestanding sign is allowed for properties with 500 feet or more of street frontage. A double post sign must be set back at least 10 feet from the front lot line and 15 feet from a side lot line. A double post sign must display the street address of the property. If the area of the address is 5 square feet or less, the area does not count towards the allocation of sign area. A double post sign may only be externally illuminated in accordance with Sec. 11.3.19.

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MODEL DEVELOPMENT CODE FOR TETON VIEW REGION

Riparian Buffer Area

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Teton River Navigable stream Irrigation canal

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Width

Width

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Right-of-way width

Travelway

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U.S. Fish & Wildlife National Wetland Inventory

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Site delineation by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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Lake, pond

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Seven aspects of wellness Environmental, social, emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, and occupational revealed through foot reflexology, where pressure is applied to specific areas of the foot. When pressed, health can be improved through one’s qi, or “energy flow.”

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Lawrence (Age 21) – Dropped out of high school. Takes cooking classes at night in the vocational school to one day own his own restaurant.

Davina (Age 40) – Returned after Hurricane Katrina. Owns her own hair salon. Teaches young adults in the community who want to be hair stylists from her hair salon.

Greta (Age 70) – Grows flowers in her backyard Active in her neighborh church and sings in Gos choir. Sells her flowers the flower market.

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Tony (Age 9) – Goes to charter school. Plays basketball after school with friends. Lives in the redeveloped Iberville Housing.

Antoine (Age 45) - Lives in existing shotgun house with his wife. Works during the day in the French Quarter as a server in a restaurant. Plays the saxophone in the in the new music building beside the supermarket.

Rose Marie and Paul (Age 60 and 65) - Live in Atlanta but visit New Orleans once a year. Stay in The Saxophone Gardens Hotel.

Nelson (Age 40) - Doctor who relocated his family to work in VA hospital. Takes his children to the Lafitte Greenway on the weekends. Lives in new mixed use housing.

John-Paul (also known as “Papa JP”) (Age 55) - Mardi Gras Indian Chief who runs his own restaurant in Low Ten Market. Lives in one of the original shotgun houses in the neighborhood.

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Crossview Transit Hub June 2014 he current state of the Crestview TOD project is assessed within the larger context of neighborhood-wide critical weaknesses, in the hope of guiding future development efforts in Crestview towards the goal of creating a more vibrant, livable, and transit friendly urban community in touch with the traditional character of the neighborhood. This project provides recommendations for how public and private entities can continue to move forward with the Crestview TOD project in such a way that better leverages and integrates the strengths of the surrounding community so that it becomes a true model for transit-friendly community development, reclaiming the urban core and combating sprawl via increased connectivity.

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CROSSVIEW TRANSIT HUB

Land use types of future development. The development of the land south of the MetroRail station was designed as a mechanism for addressing a variety of concerns principally related to a lack of integration between the Crestview TOD project and the rest of the more traditional Crestview neighborhood. Also, this proposal simultaneously addresses issues of lack of public green space in the community. By increasing the usability of the Crestview MetroRail Station, a key function of the rationale behind the original TOD plan for the area, which is to boost the Capital Metro Ridership, could also be achieved. • • • •

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CROSSVIEW TRANSIT HUB

Intersection Proposal The intersection of Justin Lane and Lamar Boulevard is a clear example of how this neighborhood has been affected by a development focused on the automobile. These streets create a hostile environment for pedestrians and there are no amenities that encourage people to walk. Since Lamar Boulevard is an arterial it bears high speed traffic, which is a potential danger to pedestrians and bikers alike. Thus, the proposed TOD could serve to attract more pedestrians but also to pacify the traffic. The increase in pedestrian flow created by the amenities TOD will provide will also pacify traffic since crowded streets make drivers more aware of their surroundings. This In turn will make a safer environment for bicycles.

Right: Intersection after development. Below: Current intersection at Justin Ln. and Lamar Blvd.


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March 2015 he Berry/University Urban Village Development Plan prescribes strategies for improving mobility, protecting neighborhoods and supporting economic development on the Berry Street corridor near Texas Christian University (TCU), surrounding a planned Transit Express Rail (TEX Rail) station and on Berry Street west of Cleburne Road.

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Isometric view Looking west along Berry shows how key blocks could be infilled with new buildings

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A RadioShack/Subway Site New 4-story mixed-use building pulled up to Berry replaces existing building and surface parking lot.

B Dominos/Gamestop Site New 4-story mixed-use building pulled up to Berry replaces existing building and surface parking lot.

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TCU Interior Design Site 5-story residential/campus building with parking structure replaces existing buildings and surface parking lot.


“TCU BERRY” SCENARIO VISUALIZATION

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Animated Landscape August 2008 his proposal aims to transforming a community, which is suffering from rising sea level, into a community that can sustain even with a rapid-changing living environment. Economical, ecological and social aspects of the community are three driven points for this proposal.

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Economical: A sustainable and eco-friendly tour provided for visitors is proposed to boost the economy for the local community. By following the dynamic of the water, tourists who seek peace could find a place that is surrounded by nature to meditate themselves. Ecological : By replanting the mangrove forest back to the coast to serve as a filter, it is possible for the village to reclaim the landscape back and restore the original ecosystem. Social : The religion is the most remarkable and memorable identity of the community. By providing the meditation seats and underwater temple surrounded by diverse landscape and flowing water, not only local residents can find their beliefs in their daily lives, but also tourists can experience a spiritual re-freshness.


ANIMATED LANDSCAPE

Site Plan

Mangrove Restoration (Before & After) Pier

Ramp Floating house

Platform Mangrove preservation Underwater museum

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ANIMATED LANDSCAPE

Metamorphosis Based on the tide prediction provided by the community, the seasonal change of the sea levels were observed. The concept of metamorphosis is used in creating the structures that can support local residentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; daily activities and for tourists to visit this unique coastal village even under the situation of the changing sea level. The structures are able to cope with different sea levels and transform into various kind of platforms. By welcoming the tide, residents and tourists would be able to live with the water and enjoy the animated landscapes that change with the time.

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mixed used landscape design

â&#x20AC;&#x153;Yu Long Urban Parkâ&#x20AC;? Diagram May 2013 he site is located inbetween a mountain and a river, thus, the concept for this park is to create an ecological corridor that would serve as a node to provide habitats for local species. In addition, in responding to the flower-like architecture design of the residential and commercial buildings surrounding the park, the landscape design strategies of the park emphasize the sensation that flowers can bring to human. This park located in a mixed-used district that open to residents and visitors.

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;YU LONG URBAN PARKâ&#x20AC;? DIAGRAM

Habitat for Species

Circulation Pedestrian

species in zone 1

species in zone 2

Park for Everyday hard paving plaza lawn viewing lawn water feature golf course tennis course

species in zone 3

zone 2 zone 1

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Park for Events

event zone daily event spot

Park for Everyone park circulation office user commercial user visitors residents transit users

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local bus route new transit route metro line bus stop

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commercial landscape design

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SHIN KONG MITSUKOSHI SHOPPING MALL

Section for Different Terraces

3F Terrace- Play Ground

4F Terrace- Tea House

5F Terrace- Book Store

6F Terrace-Restaurant

8F Terrace-Office

Site Plan Rendering


SHIN KONG MITSUKOSHI SHOPPING MALL

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YU WEN JASMINE CHOU s u s t a i n a b l e

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CAREER GOAL Creating A Vibrant and Sustainable City Through Citizen Participation SKILLS Software

Others

GIS . Auto CAD . Sketch Up . Adobe Creative Suite . Microsoft Office Rhino . Atlantis . V-ray . Final Cut Pro . Social Explorer . Keynote 3ds Max . Revit . SPSS . Envision Tomorrow

Chinese-English Translation Facilitation . Live Scribing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Code Studio, Austin, Texas

Level

October 2014 – May 2015

Graphic Designer - Designed graphics and illustrations for zoning and form-based codes - Generated analysis maps for charrette projects - Prepared marketing materials for website and proposals

CapMetro, Austin, Texas

January 2015 – May 2015

Intern - Designed strategies for engaging cycling community - Conducted stakeholder analysis for the Bike+Transit project - Facilitated interviews with cyclists

Horizon & Atmosphere Landscape Co., Taipei, Taiwan Landscape Architect Assistant - Prepared the documents required for the City Government Urban Design Committee’s review - Helped with positioning a landscape design for S.K.M Department Store in Chengdu, China - Generated shop drawings and construction drawings

January 2012 – June 2013


jasminewen.chou@gmail.com (1) 512 913 0670 2701 W. Bellfort Avenue Apt. 502, Houston, TX 77054

ACTIVITIES AND VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Senior and Social Services Program, Chinese Community Center, Houston, Texas

May 2015 – Present

Volunteer - Assist seniors applying for health care programs and Food Stamps - Hold participatory events to promote Metro’s New Bus Network to seniors

Bridges International at University of Texas at Austin, Texas

August 2014 - May 2015

Student Leader - Hosted cultural exchange events for international students - Facilitated group discussions on various topics

WORKSHOPS 2015 ULI Hines Competition, Austin, Texas

January 2015

Ÿ0RODUCEDŸPROJECTSŸÚNALŸSITEŸPLAN

8th IGSSE Forum, Technical University of Munich, Germany

June 2014

UT Austin Graduate Student Representative - Presented ideas for Landmarks renovation in Austin and in Bavaria

HONORS AND AWARDS

Nominee of Boone Powell Family Prize in Urban Design

- One of 38 nominees among the School of Architecture that nominated by the faculty members

Recipient of Graduate Dean’s Prestigious Fellowship Supplement

April 2015 July 2014

- Consideration for an award is based upon nomination by the graduate adviser

Recipient of Mebane Scholarship

May 2014

- Scholarship for summer program in Germany to study sustainability

Recipient of Government (Taiwan) Scholarship to Study Abroad

May 2013



Urban Planning & Landscape Design Portfolio