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Sen Zhang

Sen Zhang

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

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Employment 

School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, Teaching Assistant

•Conducting technical tutorial for 2nd-year students in digital modeling and rendering with Autodesk Maya, Rhino, Vray and Photoshop•Structure consultant•Shop fabrication•Criticing review.

Jan 2016 - May 2016
 

Plasma Studio, Beijing, CN, Internship

•Calculating the occupancy load based on infrastructure distribution code for assembly group•Designing entrance and viewing points using Rhino•Rendering with Maxwell and Photoshop•Drafting analytical drawings using grasshopper•Drafting early construction details in AutoCAD.

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
 

Publication of School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, Editor, Curator Assistant

•Editing for several school book graphic design and printing project under supervisors using InDesign•Managing student works archives•Assisting school-Schenectady commissioned public exhibition and installation•Photographing school events.
•Book editing, Building Futures: Re-Envisioning The Misci At Schenectady
•Book editing, Jiao-Zhi: Tectonic Interworkings At Shanghai’s South Bund with Tongji University.

Dec 2012 - May 2015
 

Terreform ONE, New York, NY, US, Internship

•Studying a variety of fabrication technique for tire material•Designing Post-Carbon-City installation structural component using Rhino•3D printing iterative Mycelium chair models•Digital constructing the chair using Maya for massing and Grasshopper for structural joint detail•Final shop drawing in AutoCAD.

May 2014 - Aug 2014
 

School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, Teaching Assistant

•Conducting technical tutorial for 2nd-year students in digital modeling and rendering with Autodesk Maya, Rhino, Vray and Photoshop•Structure consultant•Shop fabrication•Criticing review.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Ballistic Architecture Machine BAM, Beijing, CN, Internship

•Conducting client meeting regarding the progress of the project•Designing many iteration for a facade renovation project with the manager, using Rhino and Maya•Presentational physical modeling by hand•Rendering using Vray•Drafting early construction documentation with AutoCAD•Creating project animation using Rhino script and Premiere.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Advanced Architecture Design

Jun 2016 - May 2017
 

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

May 2012 - May 2016
 

Tongji University - College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Shanghai, CN/Siping Campus, Bachelors, Urban Planning

Sep 2010 - May 2012
 

Awards 

AIA Henry Adams Award, Award

2016
 

Faculty Selection Award, General Academic Proficiency and Promise of Excellence in Architecture, 2013-2016, Award

2016
 

George T.Droste Scholarship for structural engineering study, Scholarship

2015
 

Freshman Achievement Grand, Grant

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills