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ji qu

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

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.


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Employment 

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

Oct 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

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

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

Oct 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

Oct 2010 - Jul 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

Oct 2006 - Jul 2010
 

Awards 

Graduate Studio Excellence Awards, Nomination

2013
 

Edward C.Earl Prize, Nomination

2012
 

Graduate Studio Excellence Awards, 2nd Place

2012
 

Edward C.Earl Prize, Other

Honorable Mention

2011
 

Edward C.Earl Prize, Nomination

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills