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Hong Chen

Hong Chen

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Education

UCLA June,2012
Master of Architecture, Suprastudio lead by Prof. Greg Lynn
Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
Southeast University June,2013
Bachelor of Architecture
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China

Honors/Awards

Final list of Revit Sustainable Architectre Competition June 2009
4th Place, Aalborgportland Competition of Concrete Architecture October 2012
First Prize of Southeast University Photography Competition December 2008
Visual Arts Scholarship of Southeast University June 2009
Recommended for admission to be a postgraduate without exam April 2012
Award of Outstanding Student Internship in ECADI October 2011

Publication/Exhibition

Mapping of Qingshui Vernacular Housing, Exhibition September 2011 to December 2011
Purification of Road Towards New Architecture: Development of Savoye May 2011
Window to the World, Photography Exhibition of SEU September 2009
Diors: B-sides Architecture, Personal Photography Exhibition May 2012
Scary Monsters and Super Creeps: Exhibition of UCLA Open House May 2013
Rumble, Annual Exhibition of AUD UCLA June 2013 to August 2013


Core Skills

Modeling: Rhino, Maya, Sketch Up, 3D-max, Revit

Drawing: CAD, ArchiCAD, Tangent

Graphic: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, After Effect, Capture NX

Physical Model: Laser-cutting, Vacuum-form, CNC, 3D-pringting
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Rendering: Vray, Atlantis

Ecology Analysis: Ecotect, Falcon, Virtual wind

Native speaker in Chinese and proficient in English.

 

Experience

ECADI (East China Architectural Design& Research Institute) May 2011 to October 2011

Internship

Participated in concept design of Jinmeida Hotel, a 5-star hotel in Xi’an, Shanxi Province.
Participated in concept design and façade details in Shanghai Expo Centre.
Participated in detailed design and drawing of  Yixing Cultural Centre Library.
Participated in design and rendering of Yixing Cultural Centre Theatre
In charge of façade design of art museum and science centre of a Yixing Cultural Centre.

Zhengrong Co. Ltd June 2011 to September 2011

Internship

Supervising the construction process of Wanda Plaza, a mix-used community of commercial and housing.

UCLA Suprastudio August 2012 to June 2013


Taught by Prof. Greg Lynn, Assistant Prof. Jason Payne.
One-year research studio of moving architecture.

Field Survey and Mapping, Ancient Housing in Qingshui May 2011 to September 2011


Mapping of traditional housing beyond the attention by mainstream scholars.

President of Photography Community of Southeast University August 2009 to August 2011


Co-founder of the community in 2007.
Organized 6 exhibitions from 2009-2011.

President of Fujian Province Alumns August 2010 to June 2012


Organize club activities and study groups
Introduce junior students.

Deputy Minister, Student Career Development Association of Southeast University August 2010 to June 2012


Organize 3 lectures and 2 communication conferences between members and companies.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

ECADI, Shanghai, CN, Intern Architect

Participated in concept design of Jinmeida Hotel, a 5-star hotel in Xi’an, Shanxi Province.
Participated in concept design and façade details in Shanghai Expo Centre.
Participated in detailed design and drawing of Yixing Cultural Centre Library.
Participated in design and rendering of Yixing Cultural Centre Theatre
In charge of façade design of art museum and science centre of a Yixing Cultural Centre.

May 2011 - Oct 2011
 

Education 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, MArch II

Suprastudio led by Prof. Greg Lynn, and Assistant Prof. Jason Payne.
Studio led by Prof. Mark Mack.

Aug 2012 - Jun 2013
 

Southeast University, Nanjing, CN, BArch, Architecture

Most prestigious architectural school with the longest history in China featuring solid background of traditional architectural training.

Sep 2007 - Jul 2012
 

Awards 

Visual Arts Scholarship of Southeast University, Scholarship

Award for outstanding free-hand drawing.

2009
 

Final list of Revit Sustainable Architectre Competition, Award

2009
 

First Prize of Southeast University Photography Competition, 1st Place

2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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