ji qu

ji qu

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Ji Qu is a talented and passionate architectural designer working in Gensler Currently. He was graduated from UCLA with MArch degree in 2015 and joined Gensler since then. Ji has a strong sense of design and masters well most 3D design tools including Rhino, SketchUp, Revit, and AutoCAdD Ji also has a strong free hand ability to facilitate visual communication with teammate or client. Ji is now in progress of the architect licensure and looking for any opportunities contributed to DD/CD and CA experience.



Genlser, Los Angeles, Architectural Designer

- Worked on various of retail/mixed use projects
- Played role as major design / 3D visulization staff
- Free Hand Rendering Design Concept
- Work in Revit for project documentation for concept and SD phase

Sep 2015 - current

Hopscape Design Studio, Los Angeles, CA, US, Freelance

- Digital Model Building for Lijiang Hotspring Holiday Town (SketchUp and Rhino)
- Design Documentation for QingLong Temple Development in Xi’an, China (Indesign)

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014

China North West Architecture Design and Research Institute, Xi'an Shaanxi, China, Intern

- Provide Alternative Schematic Design for “Longfong” tower in Yinchuan, Ningxia, China
- Complete Set of Plan, Section and Rendering

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, architecture

- Enrolled in the MArch 1 (3 year) program with advanced standing (shorten to 2 years) and will be graduated in 2015

Sep 2013 - current

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, US, MArch, architecture

- Entered the school in 2010 in the 4 year MArch program
- transferring to UCLA in the 3rd year

Sep 2010 - Jun 2013

Tongji University, Shanghai, CN, Bachelors, Art and Design

- Enrolled in the 4 year program in College of Architecture and Urban Planning
- Art and Design program
- Bachelor of Art

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010


Graduate Studio Excellence Awards, Nomination


Edward C.Earl Prize, Nomination


Graduate Studio Excellence Awards, 2nd Place


Edward C.Earl Prize, Other

Honorable Mention


Edward C.Earl Prize, Nomination


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