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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

Chen Yuying


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

July 2006

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

Section A-A

Underground Floor Plan

Detail Section



Washington University, St Louis, MO

Capture the View: Street - Sky - Courtyard St Louis, MO

Unit Analysis





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


Yuying Chen's Portfolio