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Qiyang Xu

Qiyang Xu

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

A detail-orientated, design-driven, and technology-inspired individual with concentrated interests in  HCI, AI, computational design, fabrication, intelligent materials, morphing matters, space architecture, and all the exciting adventures and explorations.

Employment 

Shanghai Tianhua Architectural Design Co., Ltd, Shanghai, CN, Junior Architectural Designer

1. Participated in a high-rise multifamily residential project, mainly responsible for drawing Revit detail documents, residential unit design, and architectural renderings in Lumion.

2. Coordinated floor layouts with the MEP Engineering department and on-site contractors.

3. Used Vray to render photorealistic visualizations for presentation and marketing purposes.

4. Participated in a private residence project, including interior design, communication with the client to select furniture and materials, 3D modeling of the house with Revit, and Lumion renderings.

Oct 2021 - Apr 2022
 

Suzhou Licheng Architectural Design Institute Co., Ltd., Suzhou, CN, Architectural intern

1. Participate in the conceptual design phase of an elementary school by conducting site environmental research and generating geographic analysis images using ArcGIS.

2. Conceptual modeling of the Shazhou Elementary School using Rhino, delivered space organization and functional diagrams.

3. Performed research for the lead architect on specifications, materials, and building codes.

4. 3D modeling of the school stadium in Revit and draft renderings in Enscape.

Mar 2021 - Aug 2021
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Advanced Architectural Design

May 2022 - May 2023
 

Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2015 - Dec 2021
 

Awards 

The Bachelor of Architecture Award for Design Excellence, Award

2021
 

Skills