Qing Hong

Qing Hong

Alhambra, CA, US

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Qing is a passionate architectural designer. She expresses her love of life through design. Experienced with a variety of residential and commercial projects, Qing pulls from the inspiration of diverse cultures, technologies, and life experiences. 

In her spare time, Qing enjoys working creatively with graphic design, and watercolors. She also finds enjoyment in watching cartoons and motion pictures that, no doubt, add to her creativity at work. 



AO-Architects Orange, Orange, CA, US, Junior Designer

Commercial & Retail studio
Project: Mission Village and Great Park
- Partnered with licensed architects in assisting
conceptual design, schematic design, and design
development passionately
- Created design packages for projects
Assisted senior designers in providing conceptual
designs of the skylight for the building and shading
- Supported interior designers in selecting colors,
materials, finishes, and lights; Contacted with
manufacturers to complete material boards
- Collaborated with production teams to prepare the
construction documents and resolve design issues

Multifamily residential studio
Project: Vici, a mixed-use development
- Contributed to the visual design of analysis and
diagrams; Collaborated with team to win 2020 Gold
Nugget Grand Award-Best Mixed-Use Project
- Created diagrams to enrich design concepts and
express design methodology precisely
- Provided 3D modeling support using Rhino and Sketchup
- Utilized Lumion and Enscape to produce renderings
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Aug 2019 - Jul 2020

FRANK LAM & ASSOCIATES INC., Austin, TX, US, Intern architectural designer

Project: UGA Garage Renovation
- Assisted engineers and designers in the preparation
of architectural and structural drawings.
- Conducted the construction document design,
including all AutoCAD drawings of structural details.

Dec 2018 - May 2019

Zhong Huayin Studio, Nanjing University, Nanjing, CN, Intern architectural designer

Project: Scenic spot planning of Dawang ridge district
- Collaborated with team members to prepare presentation packages and submit a
successful proposal
- Participated in the schematic design phase,
including ArcGIS analysis, conceptual design,
- Utilized Rhino and Sketchup to provide 3D modeling and renderings

Jun 2016 - Oct 2016


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, MArch, Architecture Post-Professional

Aug 2017 - May 2019

Nanjing University of Technology (NJUT), Nanjing, CN, BArch, Architecture First-Professional

Aug 2012 - May 2017

AA Visiting School, Shanghai, CN, Gilles Retsin's studio

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015

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