Ruozhu Du

Ruozhu Du

Brooklyn, NY, US

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A detail-oriented architectural designer and illustrator. Believe in the storytelling power of architecture. Have strong critical and conceptual thinking ability to distill and translate ideas from research and site analysis to the practices of space and material in design. Capable of developing ideas cohesively at a variety of scales. Proficient in both 3D modeling to test out ideas and graphic representation to deliver the story.



China Vanke Real Estate Company, Shenzhen , Architectural Intern

Participated in renovation projects of urban villages in Shenzhen.
- Redesigned the interior of existing buildings for apartments
- Schematic design & site analysis for presentation
- Developed design options for exterior facade & communal spaces
- Product and material research for amenity spaces
- Developed floor plans in details in AutoCAD
- Communicated with construction partners & Site visit See less

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Architecture

Graduated with honors from the School of Architecture at Pratt Institute.
During school, I participated in both Rome program and Berlin travel studio. My various studio projects (Library, Dormitory, Exhibition Design, Architectural Folly and an art school campus) were archived and published by the school. My thesis project "Dream Express" won the Top Honors.

Sep 2014 - Jun 2019

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