Addin Cui

Addin Cui

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Computational Architect focusing on contemporary Neural Network applications


Trimble Consulting, Gehry Technologies, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Consultant

Member of Research Development Team.

Sep 2019 - current

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

Applied Study CATIA Intuitive Design with Kerenza Harris.
Responsible for desk supports, VR/AR environment developing assistance and CATIA EKL scripting supports.

2GA Visual Study with Devyn Weiser, David Eskenazi and Curime Batliner.
Responsible for customized Grasshopper scripting tools development and tutorials

Jun 2018 - Apr 2019

Studio Kinch, Los Angeles, Computational Assistant

Summer Internship. Experimental design research through neural networks under the supervision of M. Casey Rehm.

Works featured in:
Architectural Design magazine, March 2019
3 Ways exhibition, A+D museum, June 2018

Tensorflow, Processing, Unity

Apr 2018 - Aug 2018

Testa & Weiser Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Computational Assistant

Summer Internship. Grasshopper & Python scripting in Rhino. Building customized parametric tools in various types of workflow automation. Design research in contemporary artificial intelligence.

Apr 2017 - Oct 2017

Drawing Architecture Stuido, Beijing, CN, Design Assistant

Comic "Architect Yung Ho Chang":
Interviewing, Sketchup.

Renovation of a street shop in Wudaoying Hutong:
Structural analysis, Construction drawing.

New Business Center of Beijing Sanyuan Foods Co., Ltd.:
Construction drawing, 1/50 model, Sketchup.

Hutong Mushroom, Oct 2018. ISBN-10: 7112219175
Professional architectural essay translation (Chinese - English)

Nov 2015 - Jul 2016

Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN, Data Assistant

Winter Internship at IRCCD (International Research Center of Computational Design).

Participate in a rural architectural & social development research project in Jiangzuo, Tengchong, Yunnan, CN:
Excel, ArchGIS, Field survey & mapping, Data Cleaning, Interviewing.

Dec 2014 - Feb 2015


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M.Arch I

Architecture training with strong interest on architectural automation.

Instructors: David Ruy, Darin Johnston, Jenny Wu, David Eskenazi, Alexis Rochas, Matthew Au

Jul 2016 - current

Tongji University, Shanghai, CN, Innovation & Venture

Minor in Innovation & Venture, Design & Innovation College, Tongji University, Shanghai, CN.

Sep 2013 - Jul 2015

Tongji University, Shanghai, CN, Bachelors, Bridge Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Bridge Engineering Department, Civil Engineering College, Tongji University, Shanghai, CN.

Sep 2011 - Jul 2015

Areas of Specialization