chijen wang

chijen wang

New York, NY, US



C.J. Wang is an architecture professional in New York. He received an MA architecture degree from RCA (Royal College of Art), holding a BArch (Hons) degree (First Award) from Tunghai University in Taiwan, and Master of Science degree anticipated in May 2020 at Columbia University, GSAPP. He has been working in architecture and construction industries for four years with exceptional skills in communication and architectural design drawing, combined with excellent knowledge of steel construction and management. He believes great design is the result of collaborative work, having great enthusiasm for concept development and modeling.



Demanio Marittimo.KM-278 & MAXXI, Rome, IT, Architecture Designer & On-site supervisor (project winner)

Developing a concept for competition proposal, including architectural drawing, photorealistic rendering, and basic construction/deconstruction drawing. After winning the project, I was working on budgets, schedules and client expectations, construction documents and assuming responsibility for finished plans, specifications, and management approval of materials and construction. Durning the construction period, I was work as an on-site supervisor.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

T2T Studio, Taichung, TW, project manager

After I received my bachelor degree, I joined T2T studio as an architectural designer for 4 years, working in a multi-discipline job, for example, exhibition, retail, commercial building, sports center and school. I was in charge of architectural drawing and photorealistic rendering.
In the last 2 years of working, I was promoted to Project Manager. Working on adapt building codes, design and implement creative concepts of architectural layout and formulate and oversee project range, budgets, schedules and client expectations. Moreover, I was responsible for studying the financial aspect of projects; organizing construction documents and assuming responsibility for finished plans, specifications, and management approval of materials and construction, making sure that project teams meet quality, schedule, contractual, and budget goals.

Oct 2012 - Aug 2016

Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects, Taichung, TW, Architecture Assistant

Conduct elevation research and analysis, then designs 10 proposals with a full set of architectural drawings with Toyo ito for the "Taichung Metropolitan Opera House".
Build 1:5 paper model for spatial analysis.
Manage a team for ''Tectonic Becoming Exhibition'', design the exhibition space, develop a conceptual model for the exhibition, and communicate with the contractor weekly.

May 2012 - Oct 2012

WooYo Design Co. Ltd., Taipei, TW, intern

International competition, developing concept, architectural drawing, rendering, budget, the calculation for sustainability & High Efficient Building Credit.
Interior 1:10 detail drawing / working on material, budget, and on-site designer, onsite-supervisor.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, MS AAD

Jun 2019 - May 2020

Royal College of Art, London, GB, MArch, RIBA/ARB architecture part2

Jun 2016 - Jun 2018

Tunghai University, Taichung, TW, BArch, Architecture 5 years

Jun 2007 - Jun 2012



Sponsorship-Forster and Partner, Scholarship


Burning Man Art Installation, Award


Graduate Thesis Design Award, 1st Place


W.H. Hung Annual Memorial Award, Honorable Mention


Beijing Cable 8 Competition, Honorable Mention


Williamsburg Waterfront Design Competition, Award


Small Architecture In Open Space Competition, 1st Place