P o r t f o l i o Yu y i n g C h e n Master of Architecture, Washington University in St Louis
Mail: 2851 S King Dr, APT 1312 Chicago, IL, 60616 Mobile: 404-938-8659
Architect and Urban Designer
November 2007 - January 2008
Research Assistant for two projects, School of Architecture of Tianjin University, Tianjin
Ecological High-Density Town with University of San Francisco (USF). Overall in-charge of organizing on-site survey, door-to-door interviews, design workshop in
Shuangkou town, and completing a final report on the item of housing.
South Entrance of Binjiang Road Commercial District Facilitated the survey on frequency and people flow at the bus station and the subway and
Educational Background August 2009 - December 2011 Master of Architecture, GPA: 3.57/4.0 Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St Louis September 2004 - June 2009 Bachelor of Engineering in Urban Design, GPA: 3.54/4.0; Rank: 1/35 School of Architecture, Tianjin University (Top 4 in Urban Design in China)
Work Experience July - August 2010
Intern, Kowtow Greenwood Architects, New York City
Podium building of Abu Dhabi Media Company
Interior design including choosing the interior material, rendering; Accomplishing the plans and reflected ceiling plans.
July - September 2008
Intern, Shanghai Lotus Architectural Design Co. Ltd., Shanghai
Greatwall - Tianyi Homestead, residential area, Hefei,
Prepared the overall bidding documents; assisted the architectural design of the Club House; performed administrative duties related to processing contracts and other documents
Intern/Staff, Preservation of the World Cultural Heritage Project, Summer Palace, Beijing
Assisted in performing data measurement and recording the “monumental stone gateway”
October - November 2007
Research Assistant, Taiwan Chung Yuan Christian University and School of Architecture in Tianjin University, Tianjin
Student cooperation investigation in Yangliuqing.
May - July 2007
Research Staff for the Mongolia Project, Paolo Vincenzo Genovese’s Studio, Tianjin
Preparing the basic information to develop Bayanchandmani Soum, TUV Province in Mongolia targeted for ecological town renovation
Contributed creative ideas and assisted in accomplishing final reports.
Relevant Skills & Proficiencies
Competent in software applications for modeling and graphic design, including: AutoCAD, Sketchup, Rhino, 3D Max; Vray and Maxwell; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Adept in AutoCAD Revit, Maya, 3D civil, GIS, and SPSS.
Competent in MS Office software.
Skilled in both English and Chinese.
Major Awards & Achievements
and the ceiling of the Wufang Pavilion;
Academic Year 2009 to 2011
WU Scholarships and Grants
Computed drawing details for subsequent protection work.
Academic Year 2007 to 2008
National Scholarship Award from the Chinese Government
Academic Year 2006 to 2007
Merit Student, School of Architecture, Tianjin University
Academic Year 2005 to 2006
“Scholarship of Yuandongchunguang” Award, Tianjin
Extracurricular Experience August 2011 - December 2011
Digital Fabrication Monitor, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis
analyzed statistics on reported documents.
Managed and operated laser-cutting fabrication laboratory
University Academic Year 2004 to 2005
Excellent League Member of the Youth League Committee, Tianjin University
Academic Year 2004 to 2005
Merit Student, Tianjin University
Queeny County Park, St Louis, MO
An Appropriate Addition to Louis Kahn's KIMBELL ART MUSEUM Fort Worth, TX
Underground Floor Plan
STRAIGHT LIGHT, CURVY SURFACE St Louis, MO
Washington University, St Louis, MO
Capture the View: Street - Sky - Courtyard St Louis, MO
The first floor plan 1’0”=1/8”
South Elevation 1’0
The third floor plan 1’0”=1/8”
The second floor plan 1’0”=1/8”
ABU DHABI MEDIA COMPANY Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
ECOLOGICAL HIGH-DENSITY TOWN Shuangkou Town, Tianjin, China
Zhungeer, Inner Mongolia, China