Johnny (Guangyu) Chen

Johnny (Guangyu) Chen

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Email: [email protected]
Practical Design (Mix Use/Residential/Education/Hospitality) - Master planning base.
Artistic Design (Entertainment/Cultural Center/Museum) - Storytelling base.


GRID Alternatives, Greater Los Angeles Area, Solar Installer, Volunteer

• Assemble solar modules, panels, or support structures, as specified.

Dec 2019 - current

San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity, Los Angeles, CA, US, Furniture Restorer, Volunteer

• Examine furniture to determine the extent of damage or deterioration.
• Refabricate and repair furniture base on the authenticity and plan restoration.

Nov 2019 - current

Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Wood & Metal Fabrication Assistant

• Positions align, fits, and welds together parts, using Jigs, welding torch, and hand tools.
• Operate woodworking machines, including saws and milling and sanding machines.
• Ensure that products meet project specifications, making adjustments as necessary.

May 2019 - Sep 2019

MACPHERSON ARCHITECTS INC / 2MA, Toledo, OH, US, Architectural Intern

• Provides support to Architects and management staff.
• Reviews work of contractor, verifying specified detail according to the contract document.
• Assists in preparation of layout and draws preliminary sketch of project to present to client.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Wood County Habitat for Humanity, Bowling Green, OH, US, Construction Worker, Volunteer

• Prep construction sites by cleaning obstacles and hazards.
• Unload and install insulation materials.
• Pump concrete, grout, cement, sand, or plaster.

Oct 2015 - May 2017

Guangdong Provincial Academy of Building Research, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, Architectural Intern

• Performs original design work utilizing specifications, sketches, and ideas on developing designs.
• Analyzes space utilization effectiveness: recommends actions to meet new requirements.
• Assists in compiling data for architectural plans, specifications, cost estimates, reports, etc.

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture - MArch

Aug 2017 - Oct 2019

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, US, Bachelors, Architecture & Environmental Design

Sep 2013 - Jun 2017

South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, CN, Bachelors, architecture & spatial design

Sep 2011 - Jun 2013

Areas of Specialization