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WEN CHEN

WEN CHEN

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

My professional background includes excellent academic credentials and extensive experience in all stages of architectural design and construction. My areas of expertise include, but are not limited to,the production of high quality construction documents, working experience of construction administration and Owner-Architect-Contractor Integrated Process Design. I have decades of experience in the field of Healthcare Architecture practice. I have come to excel in coordinating with all disciplines and effectively communicating with building officials through plancheck review, permit sets and project closeout. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Ennead Architects, New York, NY, US, Senior architect

NYU Langone Long Island

Aug 2020 - current
 

HOK, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Architect (Healthcare) | Senior Associate

• Lead Project Architect for Project RWJ Health Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Brunswick, NJ
96-bed inpatient tower, 11-story 506,000 sq. ft. building area, $750 million construction cost
• RWJBarnabas Monmouth Medical Center New Health Campus Fort Monmouth, NJ
• Quality Control Review for Jersey City Medical Center, New Jersey
• Staten Island University Hospital North Campus Shop/Office, New York

Sep 2019 - Apr 2020
 

Ennead Architects, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Architect | Senior Associate

• Pujiang Science & Creation Corridor, Shanghai, China 浦江科创走廊
• Huawei Research and Development Campus, Shanghai, China 华为上海青浦研发园区

Sep 2018 - Sep 2019
 

CRB Consulting Engineers, El Segundo, California, Senior Architect

• University of Southern California Information Sciences Institute SCIF Lab, El Segundo CA
• The Boeing Company 3D resin printer Lab, Fuel Cell and Compact/Radar Lab, El Segundo CA

Mar 2018 - Aug 2018
 

NBBJ Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Project Architect

• Amgen Next Generation Workplace & Executive and Board Suite Thousand Oaks CA
Construction Documentation | Field Survey & Observations| Owner-Architect-Contractor
Integrated Process Design |High end FF&E design concept to product specification
• Westwood Patient Tower Addition of The Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Feasibility Study | Consultants Coordination | Hospital Functional Space Programing

Jun 2016 - Feb 2018
 

ZGF architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Project Architect

• UCLA CHS Tower Seismic Core and Shell Upgrades and Tenant Improvement, Los Angeles, CA
• Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Los Angeles, California
Roles and Responsibilities:
• Lead the efforts of in-house team for the work to produce high quality contract documents.
• Review and coordinate architectural documents for areas of conflicts with all disciplines.
• Work with consultants for code compliance review and documents for the projects
• Work with owner and end users to establish the work with complicated existing conditions.
• Attend OAC meetings, work sessions on site with project managers & engineers of all disciplines.
• Field coordination with contractor, issue addendum, review submittals and respond to RFIs, etc
• Extensive experience of project coordination for complex healthcare building and served as an
OSHPD liaison for CHLA project from permit phase throughout construction phase until project
close-out and commissioning.

May 2002 - Jun 2016
 

Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, New Orleans, LA, US, Designer

• Santa Barbara Sea Center, Santa Barbara, California
• Energy Center Garage, New Orleans, Louisiana
• Florida Avenue Linear Park, New Orleans, Louisiana

May 2000 - Mar 2002
 

Arthur Q. Davis, FAIA & Partners, New Orleans, LA, US, Designer

• Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen, Anaheim, California
• New Orleans International Airport, New Orleans, Louisiana
• New Orleans Sports Arena, New Orleans, Louisiana
• Freeport McMoran, Inc. New Town, Iran Java, Indonesia

May 1991 - May 2000
 

Institute of Shanghai Architectural Design and Research Co., Ltd. 上海建筑设计研究院有限公司, Shanghai, China , Architect

• Shanghai Women's Palace, Shanghai, China
• Bauyun Building, Shanghai, China
• Reconstruction of Precarious Dwelling, Shanghai, China
• Mashan Holiday Village, Wuxi, Jian-su, China

Aug 1983 - Aug 1990
 

Shanghai Hua Shan Fine Arts School, 华山美术职业学校, Shanghai, China, Adjunct Teacher

Courses taught: Architectural Perspective, Conceptual Design

Aug 1984 - May 1990
 

Education 

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, MArch, Architectural design

Aug 1990 - May 1991
 

Tsinghua University, Beijing China, BArch, Architectural design

Sep 1978 - Jul 1983
 

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