Zhiyuan Zhou

Zhiyuan Zhou

Philadelphia, PA, US

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Most of my works focus on a better solution to transform perspectives of architecture in natural structure and industrial uses or philosophical expressions and many cross-interdisciplinary areas with professional modeling skills for creating details and innovative design. If you want to know more about me.  Please find my portfolio below.


Zhejiang Province Institute of Architectural Design and Research, Hangzhou, CN, Intern

Worked with the vice-director of the 10th architecture department and focus on the primary proposal of one commercial project with mix-used urban and architectural design. (Schematic Design with Auto CAD)
Rendered the three perspective views of projects.
Made presentation Drawing and Analysis of the buyer.

Jan 2021 - Feb 2021

Zhejiang Lianda Project Management CO.LTD, Ningbo, CN, Internship

Participation in the management department of the private school and conducting the drawing of construction and Plan.
cooperated with colleagues in renderings. (Schematic Design with Adobe Illustrator Photoshop Lumion)

Jul 2020 - Aug 2020


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Masters, Advanced Architectural Design

Advanced Architectural Design Studio (Ali Rahim)
Worked with Rhino and 3D Printing method to explore the possibilities of Futuristic Stock Exchange as a Team Leader (1/2)
Advanced Design: Research Studio (Masoud Akbarzadeh)
Worked with Rhino Fusion 360 Polyframe to explore the possibilities of Reduced Waste Design as a Team Coordinator. (1/2)

Sep 2021 - Aug 2022

China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, CN, BArch, Architecture

Co- construction Library (Exhibition of architectural design in developing countries 2020)
Excellence Award
Production Space Study on Pottery Kiln Research (Using Sketch-up and Adobe Indesign)
Preliminary research, thesis writing and presentation (Microsoft document and Powerpoint)
(Selected by China Academy of Art for the Provincial Project as a team leader 1/3)
Exhibited in National Art Museum of China "Te-Architecture" handcraft wooden Industry Design
(Used Sketch-up Photoshop Illustrator Milling machine Laser cutting Indesign)
Participated in the 90th Anniversary Exhibition of China Academy of Art (individual Work)
Landscape Architecture Space (individual Work) Handcraft Paper and Drawing Model
(Selected in excellent student work One Piece A Life of China Academy of Art)
Landscape Paintings (individual Work) Sketch Drawing
On-site research and study, Drawing
(Selected to be included and exhibited in China Academy of Art)
Design Work – Chair Design (individual Work) handcraft wooden Industry Design
(Selected to be included and exhibited in China Academy of Art)

Sep 2016 - Jul 2021


2020 Excellence Award of Exhibition of architectural design in developing countries, Honorable Mention

Exhibition of architectural design in developing countries 2020
Excellence Award


Third - class Scholarship, 3rd Place

Third-class Scholarship
of China Academy of Art
TOP 10%


First - class Scholarship Of China Academy of Art, 1st Place

First-class Scholarship
Of China Academy of Art
TOP 2%


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