chao chang

chao chang

New York, NY, US

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CHAO CHANG | Tel: +1 515-441-5073 

Education :
Columbia University| New York
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design, 2021 Summer
Iowa State University| Ames | Iowa
Bachelor of Architecture, fall 2019
College of Design Dean's List

Work :
Dwelling Project:
Assisted research of dwelling structure and contributed in multiple fields of 2D drawing, learned how
to rethink architecture from different perspective and exact dimensions.
Multifunctional Shopping Center Tianjin:
Studied building materials, produced building construction detailed drawing, the analysis of building
site and passengers circulation. Engaged with the construction.

Competition Experience
Entered ULI 2019_competition Briefing Materials Cincinnati, Ohio January 2019
Dealing with the urgent urban issue and how new city connection will affect Future city.
Assisted Extreme Habitat Challenge 2019
Rethinking and imagining of the habitat condition in the future

Software Skills :
3D software
Proficient in: Rhino, Revit, SketchUp, grasshopper, V-ray for Rhino and SketchUp, Maxwell,
Lumion. Familiar with: 3DMAX, Cinema 4D, Maya, Grasshopper with Python code.
2D software
Proficient in: AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere (basic), After effects,
Media Encoder Lightroom.
Selected Honors:
Work “Amphibian Museum” | Design exhibited on main street | Ames | Iowa
Work “ISOLA CXIX” | College of Design Exhibition Room | Ames | Iowa

Other skills:

CNC modeling, laser cutting, hand-craft modeling, plaster modeling, still drawing, acrylic drawing,
pour color drawing.

Community Activity :
Location | New Cuyama | California
Engaged with non-profit organization BLUE SKY CENTER to help local residents reconstruct and
enhance the feeling of being part of community, contributed a book in progress with how to
make New Cuyama micro community a better community strategy.
Activity list: Taco Truck, New Cuyama Elementary School garden wooden boxes making.


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, MSD AAD

Sep 2020 - Aug 2021

Iowa State University, AMES, BArch, ARCHITECTURE

Jun 2015 - Sep 2019

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