Meng Zhao

Meng Zhao

Los Angeles, CA, US



An innovative architecture student search for a summer intern, offering good computer design skills and new concepts to help the groups finish design, and gain actual practice experience.



UNStudio, Amsterdam, NL, Trainee

Wilmar International Headquarter Shanghai
Elizabeth Quay
Qatar Railways

Apr 2014 - Nov 2014

Coop Himmelb(l)au, Vienna, Trainee

Convention Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan, Baku, Azerbaijan
University Campus of Baku, Baku, Azerbaijan

Feb 2014 - Apr 2014

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Chicago, IL, US, Intern

CTF Finance Centre, Tianjin
Chinatown Branch Library, Chicago
Washington DC Office and Hotel, Washington DC
Liansheng Financial Center, Taiyuan
Mashreq Bank Headquarters, Dubai

Apr 2013 - Aug 2013

Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD), Beijing, CN, Intern

√ Assist the institute to do the designing work ( Han Dan Theater)
√ Complete the blueprint drawing and model making for the design team

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

Shengdi International Building Engineering Co., Ltd, Beijing, CN, Intern

√ Assist the design team with graphic design work, model making and rendering drawing.
√ Participate in the project of Langfang Eastern Blue Earl Clan, and Erdos Hospital.
√ Accumulate large quantity of experience in the process of working with outstanding architects.

Jan 2011 - Mar 2011


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2012 - current

North China University of Technology, Beijing, CN, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2007 - Jul 2012


Bid for the No.3 Experimental Building of North China University of Technology, 2nd Place

Achievement: Won 2nd place in the NCUT Annual Architecture Design Contest Compete in the National University Student Architectural Project Design Assist the professor with winning in the National Architectural Course Design Contest

√ Created building design for the project
√ Developed building plans that incorporate functionality and energy saving
√ Responsible for shape design, model making and blueprint drawing

Advisor: Prof. Bu, Deqing


The 6th Challenge Cup University Students Academic Project Design Contest, 2nd Place


Academic Merit 2nd Class Scholarship, 2nd Place


The 9th Science Park Cup College Students Sci. & Tech Contest, 1st Place

Bioclimatic Architecture Sep.2010-Nov.2010
Advisor: Prof. Yang, Rui


Bid for the designing plan of Retirement Home in Shunyi District, 1st Place

Achievement: Help the professors win the bidding

√ General layout design of the project
√ Living quarters designing and entire model making and rendering

Advisor: Prof. Yang, Xubo and Prof. Lin, Wenjie


Areas of Specialization