Chengmei Ren

Chengmei Ren

Los Angeles, CA, US



Chengmei Ren is currently working as Designer at Nardi Associates, LLP. She graduated from School of Architecture at the University of Southern California (USC) with her M. Arch degree. She received her B.E. degree in Architecture at Nanjing University in China. As a senior student she participated in various types of research on urban morphology and green architecture in Nanjing and won the Renmin Scholarship in Nanjing University. She worked as the assistant designer at the No. 4 Creation Research Room at the Yunnan Architectural Design and Research Institute in China in 2011. And she worked as the surveyor at a local Cultrual Affairs Bureau in China in 2010. Now she is interested in sustainable development in architectural design.


Nardi Associates LLP, Monrovia, CA, US, Designer

Feb 2015 - current

Noesis XID, LLC, Beverly Hills, CA, US, Design Intern

Participating in the design; Carrying design document(DD) of current projects for the report; Drawing and editing plans, elevations and sections; Making models and renderings of current projects for present.

Jul 2014 - Feb 2015

Alex Hubbard Art Studio, Los Angeles, CA, US, Modeler

Helped the artist, Alex Hubbard, design and finish the physical model of several blocks around his art studio in downtown Los Angeles as part of the video he produced.

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014

Yunnan Architectural Design and Research Institute, Kunming, CN, Intern/Assistant Designer

Carried field investigation to Xishuangbanna tropical botanical garden; collected data about landform, environment, weather and local architectural styles; documentaed the report; Accomplished the design task in the reception center in the Yuanwaiyuan Project cooperating with other colleagues.

Jun 2011 - Oct 2011


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M. Arch +2

GPA 3.52/4
Design Programs
2013 Attached Multifunctional Building of LACMA, Los Angeles
2013 Library and Community Center, Los Angeles
2012 Exhibition Gallery for Space Shuttle Endeavour, Los Angeles

2013 ‘GSAP Interactive Shanghai’, Shanghai, China
Built an interactive installation with LED and controlled by the Grasshopper program, which will
interact with human voice and instrument.
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Aug 2012 - May 2014

Nanjing University, Nanjing, CN, Bachelors, Architecture-4years

GPA: 3.5/4


2011 Construction Site Research in International Creative Park in Qixia District, Nanjing, China
Designed the joint structure and detail of construction of exterior wall of the building

Sep 2008 - Jun 2012

Areas of Specialization