Jili Huang

Jili Huang

Los Angeles, CA, US


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I am Jili Huang, an architect / computational designer living in Los Angeles. I graduated from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles M.Arch II Program. My interest lies in design computation, including BIM, parametric/ scripting, material and robotic research and intelligence fabrication.

I have working experience in both China and the US, for various offices such as Peddle Thorp Architects, JFAK & DLR Group. The difference in design has helped me to gain creative cross cultural ideas.

Besides working, I actively joined in competition and research. My works have been awarded prizes and published on websites such as "suckerPUNCH", ''Designboom", " PARAsite " and "(n)Certainties". Also, My work has been special featured in Los Angeles Downtown Artwalk. I am also the author of a digital display blog "PARA(noid)module ".

I am motivate and ambitious in design works. Also, being a team leader in various designs, I believe in the value of teamwork and coordination. I am looking forward to join in your network.



DLR Group/WWCOT, Santa Monica, CA, US, Architect

Santa Monica Collage (SMC) Malibu Campus(Malibu, US.): Scheme Design/ Model/ Rendering
EL Comino Collage (Torrance, US.): Phasing/Drawing
Hawthorne School (Beverly Hills, US.): Phasing/ Model/ Render

Mar 2012 - May 2012

John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architect internship

Wide Horizon Villa Parcel (Chengdu. China): Model/Material/DD Package/CD Detail
LAX Terminal 2 (Los Angeles. US): Model/ Scheme Design
Zoo Magnet School (Los Angeles. US): Model/ Scheme Design

May 2011 - Aug 2011

Peddle Thorp Architects, Shenzhen, CN, Architect internship

China Resources Land Limited(HK) Residential: Facade/Model/Diagram/ Scheme Design

Dec 2009 - Feb 2010

Oriental Archi-Culture , Research Center, Guangzhou, CN, Architect / researcher internship

PanYu District Villages' Renovation Design: Field Survey/Plans/Diagram / Scheme Design
PanYu District Modern Villages' Construction Guidelines: Scheme Design /Guidelines

Jun 2008 - Sep 2008


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Master of Architecture, Post Professional Degree

1 Year Research in Lab M4 (n)Certainty Studio. Instructor: Francois Roche, Stephan Henrich, Kris Mun, and Qi Su.

Thesis on parametric/ processing analysis for urban relocation and design called "reflexed distribution".

Delivered Student Lecture on Thinkspace Competition Awarded in Summer of 2011 in collaboration with Anirudh Dhawan

Sep 2010 - Dec 2011

South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, CN, BArch, Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture Degree.

Research in the Academy of Oriental Archi-Culture (China) on PanYu District Villages' Renovation Design & PanYu District Modern Villages' Construction Guidelines.

Enter several competitions and won, including 2009 Sketch Design Competition Second Prize.

Students' Union member

Sep 2005 - Jul 2010



2011 T-Splines Design Contest, Honorable Mention


2009 Sketch Design Competition, 2nd Place


2007 CRCF Bo'ai Health Station Design Competition, Honorable Mention


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