hewen jiang

hewen jiang

Philadelphia, PA, US

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I am good at computational design and scripting. In the meantime, I am also skilled at traditional architectural design.

I am an effective worker and would love to cooperate with others.



CannonDesign, st. Louis, architect

- Remote work. Had Parametric practices on architecture design.
- Architectural renderings and Post-production.

Feb 2018 - current

Balmond Studio, London, researcher

- Researched on Sigma code, a simple specific number-compressing rule. Explored relationship between complex forms and simple algorithm.
- Assisted with Cecil Balmond directly to finish his new book.

Oct 2017 - current

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Part-time Lecturer

- Assisted the course Form and Algorithm with Prof. Ezio Blasetti and Material Formation with Prof. Robert Stuart Smith.
- Explored the potential of digital fabrication (Robot arm & 3D printing).
- Explored the relationship between forms and algorithm.
- Provided technical help and had tutorials for students on scripting.

Sep 2017 - May 2018

CannonDesign, st. louis, intern architect

- In charge of facade design while working with the Associate Vice President John McAllister in the project Veterans' Administration in Phoenix.
- Exterior renderings and Interior renderings in several projects.
- Post-production and diagrams drawing for competitions.
- Won the AIA drawing award during the internship.

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, architecture

- Studied computation architectural design with parametric tools (grasshopper, python, processing, etc).
- Tested new materials and structure types with corresponding forms.
- Studied non-linear architectural design and its technical tools.
- GPA 3.78/4.0

Aug 2016 - Dec 2017

South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, CN, BArch, architecture

- Studied fundamental architecture-related knowledge. Had Design research in practical architectural
design and urban design.
- Acquired Urban Design Certificate.
- GPA 3.73/4.0

Sep 2011 - Jun 2016


AIA Award, Award

- An Axon drawing of my studio project got the AIA Awards in Drawing Category.



- A school design was selected to be one of the finalists in this competition. The design focused on the translation of designed system into architectural language. It also introduced light into form-finding-process.


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