Haozhen YANG

Haozhen YANG

New York, NY, US

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Architecture Design and Research Institute of Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN, Intern Architect

Planning and Designing work of Xiaopu Art Village; Songzhuang Vice City Center of Beijing
Designed the main facades of artwork trading center to satisfy both artists’ wishes and the regulation constrains
Planed houses and yards for 13 local residents; avoided conflicts in property rights and avoided displacements.
Incorporated zoning codes and fire safety regulations in design scheme to avoid conflicts.
Engineering technology site investigation: Read literature and site investigate to understand the emerging application and iteration process of underground diaphragm wall technology and studied the construction technology of it in public buildings.

May 2020 - Jul 2020

RSAA architects, Beijing, CN, Part-time Architect

“The New Zu Mountain City 2050” future living manifesto
Individually completed the field survey of Chengdu and surrounding terrain’s geo-cultural and economic logic of living patterns.
As the lead creator, completed the conceptual design scheme and wrote a script in the form of a chronicle.
Successfully exhibited the project at Shenzhen-HongKong Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture 2019.

Apr 2019 - Jan 2020

Tongji Architectural Design (Group) Co., Ltd., Shanghai, CN, Intern Architect

The reconstruction project of Yaoyou Pharmaceutical Park, Chengdu
Revised the facade reconstruction scheme, which focuses on the High-Tech features that reflect the company’s emphasis on research and development while saving cost for renovation.
Abided the fireproofing regulations of the pharmaceutical workshop.
The project of Dianchi International Convention and Exhibition Center, Yunnan
Improved the design of the circular public activity area on the top floor of the conference center; proposed a design scheme for setting up a viewing ropeway on the roof to show the curved waving form appearance.
Managed the detailed design of the shapes and expansion size of the wing plates on each floor of the office buildings, so as to make better use of natural light while achieving aesthetic effect, especially from the human viewpoint on the plaza.
Deepened understanding of the application of BIM technology in large scale public buildings and high-rise buildings (steel frame and shear wall).

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, M.S.AAD

I studied advanced architectural design in GSAPP, Columbia University.
I passed three architectural design studios, including conceptual manifestos of American infrastructures, the dams, under the instruction of Pro. Marco Ferrari, one of the four "Islands" as city museum and activity spaces in NY, the earth island - "Seismic Field" under the instruction of Pro. Bernard Tschumi, and a think tank designing work which aims at solving local ecology problems in LA, under the instruction of Pro. Galia Solomonoff.
I attended different historical seminars, including the "Archive of Toxicity", which aims to think back on the toxicity behind architect industry and "Arab Modernisms", which shows the housing and residential programs in modern Arabic world.
I practiced visual skills by attending lessons teaching 3D rendering by 3D Max v-ray and grasshopper class of generative design, using plugin of "Discover" to find a best design among hundreds.
I'm interested in industrial architectures and their influences on the land, so that I attended "Man Machine and Industrial Land" class and made a report of Chinese UHV and LNG networks.
I communicated with other students and scholars during the class of Transclarity, and also made comments on a diverse range of architectural theories.

Jun 2021 - May 2022

Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture

I finished my bachelor study in Tsinghua University. I finished more than 10 design studios during my 5 years of learning. I also studied architectural history of both China and the world in modern and ancient time. I attendedlessons of introducing new and classical architectural theories, together with technical lessons, introducing the structural design, calculation, cost, and interior with exterior environment of architecture, including sound, light and heat.
I attended other lessons, practiced skill of scripting and watercolor, learned the precedents of energy-efficient buildings, and also communicated with my fellow students and professors about the experiences of architectural designing.

Sep 2016 - Jun 2021

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