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Ryan Newman

Ryan Newman

Shanghai, China

 

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Employment 

HLW International, Shanghai, CN, Senior Associate _ Design Director

May 2012 - May 2013
 

Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer / Project Manager

Aug 2011 - May 2012
 

PKSB Architects, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Architect

Oct 2010 - Aug 2011
 

GBBN Architects, Beijing, CN, Project Designer / Architect

May 2009 - Oct 2010
 

Studio Pei-Zhu, Beijing, CN, Project Designer / Manager & Int'l Team Leader

Jan 2008 - May 2009
 

Wentz Design, Cincinnati, OH, US, Project Designer

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008
 

SeARCH, Amsterdam, NL, Designer

Jan 2006 - Oct 2006
 

Chan Krieger NBBJ, Boston, MA, US, Designer

Jan 2004 - May 2004
 

Education 

University of Cincinnati, MArch, SAID - Architecture

Oct 2005 - Jul 2007
 

University of Cincinnati, BArch, SAID - Architecture

Oct 2001 - Jul 2005
 

Awards 

Research Award ( UC DAAP ), Nomination

Nominated for a Research Award from DAAP’s architecture and interior design faculty

2007
 

Distinguised Design ( UC DAAP ), Award

Award for Distinguished Thesis from DAAP’s architecture and interior design faculty

2007
 

Lyceum Fellowship, 2nd Place

Old meets new on a site recently opened up to a greenway as a result of the "Big Dig" atop a building in Boston's historic financial district. Construction on the roofs of existing commercial buildings presents a unique set of challenges. These include constructability, privacy, mixed-use design, and economies of scale. The focus of the project is dealing with these constraints creatively, while emphasizing advances in material science construction techniques and energy efficiency.

The program calls for a lightweight, energy-efficient, flexible, urban penthouse that meets the needs of a family of four that includes a professional musician, a venture capitalist and two teenage children.

Jury Comments:
The juror who spoke of "giving back" to Boston lobbied to award this entry the first prize because he felt this solution represented the "best aesthetic for the city." Another juror agreed that this design does indeed give back to the city, and envisioned this concept "leading to glowing penthouses across town."; This solution impressed all the jurors with what they referred to as its "iconography" - at night the home is an elegant, gently lit lantern. The student was praised as very inventive, "the focus on the outer wall and its imagery is very successful,"...

2006
 

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