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  • AIA Emerging Professionals Annual Exhibition In Washington DC

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Apr 6, '14 8:07 PM EST

    Glad to be part of this exhibition -  my project "Sensory Release" Check it out !

    http://www.aia.org/careerstages/annual-exhibition/2014/index.htm

     

    "AIA is proud to present the 2014 Center for Emerging Professionals Annual Exhibition of architectural work, art, and designs of emerging architectural professionals. This annual exhibition promotes the work of the rising generation of architects and designers, and inspires professionals to mentor and engage the talented emerging professionals across the country. 


    The ehibition will be displayed at AIA National headquarters in Washington, DC. It will be on display now through April 30, 2014. View the works between 9:00am and 5:00pm Monday-Friday, until the exhibit closes."

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  • Solo #Architecture #Exhibition

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Mar 25, '13 12:52 AM EST

    I had my first architecture exhibition early this year in Macau, China and it was the greatest experience I have ever had. It is definitely worth all the work. The exhibition was divided into 2 halls; the primary hall included all my Graduate school work in Washington University in St. Louis... View full entry



  • Degree Project Process

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Feb 27, '13 11:29 PM EST

    This is my last semester and currently working on the Degree Project. The program is a spa/sauna/weekend vocation destination spot in St. Louis. The site is right by a lake and here is a snap shot of the process... we will see what it will grow into...    View full entry



  • Summer Studio in #Barcelona

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Oct 3, '12 6:35 PM EST

    This is the project I did for the Summer studio in Barcelona, we need to design a museum for the Giant - Gigantes (Giants Parade). The design was inspired by the dance movement of the giants and here is the description about what Giants are: "The Giants parade is a very popular event for the... View full entry



  • What #Macau is to me - soon will be gone

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Sep 24, '12 1:06 PM EST

    Macau is not just about Casinos, we have our own culture and if we don't protect and preserve it, it will soon be gone. This is the Macau that I know of. View full entry



  • Design Process - Museum

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jul 18, '12 4:48 PM EST

      a painful process .... it looks like an alien for now, let see how it will turn out in 48 hrs  View full entry



  • # Paragliding # Interlaken - Switzerland

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jul 5, '12 1:20 PM EST

    It is REAL, even though it looks somewhat fake PS The lake and mountain as the background, how nice !  View full entry



  • Work in process - Studio Project

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jun 29, '12 4:42 AM EST

    A quick update for the Barcelona Studio: design a museum for the Giant  Building a 3D model in Rhino now, stay tune for the final product ! View full entry



  • #Geneva - Switzerland Final stop for Swiss

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jun 26, '12 6:28 PM EST

    Geneva, final stop of the Switzerland trip, people here mostly speak French instead of Swiss German, but either way I don't really understand... well there is no boundary for design, and design itself has its own language anyway. We saw the great Geneva Lake and the water fountain in the middle... View full entry



  • #Zentrum Paul Klee museum - #Bern - #Switzerland

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jun 26, '12 6:18 PM EST

    The Capital of Switzerland - Bern, of cause have to drop by and check it out ! First stop Zentrum Paul Klee museum. First impression of Zentrum Paul Klee = 3 curves ............ steel......... glass......... but once took a closer look at the detail, the facade, the screens, the... View full entry



  • #Rolex Center - Switzerland

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jun 26, '12 5:28 PM EST

    Always love this building and found out it is on the way to Geneva, so I have to stopped by and check it out. When looking at the plan, it seems quite simple, but when I was actually there, standing under the openings, the light through it is quite an amazing experience/moment.  The interior... View full entry



  • Interlaken - Switzerland

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jun 26, '12 1:11 PM EST

    Interlaken is the prettiest place I have ever been, the waterfall is amazing and there is no word I could use to describe it, it is breathtaking. It is the best vocation place. We also did paragliding as well, that was fun and was relaxing, not scary at all. I love it so much when the trainer did... View full entry



  • #Culture and Convention Centre, #Hof Church, #Chapel Bridge - #Lucerne - Switzerland

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jun 26, '12 12:57 PM EST

    The Second stop of our swiss trip was Lucern, it was AMAZING, the train ride was really nice including the lake and nature.  We took the cog rail up the mountain, during the rail we experienced the four season, from the green grass to snow mountain, quite nice.  The view up there is... View full entry



  • #Freitag - #Zurich - Switzerland

    By Freda Weng Chu
    Jun 26, '12 12:36 PM EST

    First stop was Zurich, the town is quite nice, it is calm and public transportation is so convenient ! There is no one checking your ticket or anything, such a civilized city. We visited the Freitag building as well.  I only stayed here for a night due to flight changes, but I still... View full entry



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About this Blog

I am a MArch student from Washington University in St. Louis, I am currently studying abroad in Barcelona, Spain for 2 months and then I will be abroad for another 4 months in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I would like to share my traveling and learning experience in Europe and Argentina with others.

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