Chih Kai Chan

Chih Kai Chan

Philadelphia, PA, US

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Hi my name is Kai. I just recently completed a Masters degree in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and I hold a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from National Central University in Taiwan.


LAVA: Laboratory for Visionary Architecture, Stuttgart, DE, Design Assistant/ Intern

-KACST(King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology)
Laboratory Atrium Design:
Material Studies
Custom Furniture Design & Organization Studies
Facade Industrialization of Schematic Design
BIM Coordination with Structural Engineers
DD Tender Booklet Delivery: Diagrams, Renderings, Floor plans, Sections

-Innovation Space_Wizemann Areal
Interior Design:
Site Inspection & Documentation
Materials/ Colors Studies and Coordination of Products
Custom Furniture Concept Development & Design
Office Furniture Selection & Materials Concepts

-Heroes Boutique Ceiling Installation
Ceiling Assembly

-Future City(HuanDe City) in Shenzhen
Site Contexts Analysis:
Culture, Local Architecture, Climate, Industry Structure, Urban Attractors

Aug 2015 - Jul 2016

Noiz Architects, Taipei, TW, Intern

-HERMES Taiwan Window Display
On-Site Installation Assembly and supervision

-RSI Headquarters
Presentation and Meeting with Clients

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

MisoSoupDesign, Taipei, TW, Intern

-Lightscape Pavilion
On-Site Installation Assembly and Prototype making
-Taishin Bank Lobby Installation
On-Site Installation Assembly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2013


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Jul 2013 - May 2017

National Central University, Taoyüan, TW, Bachelors, Bachelor of Science

Major in Civil Engineering

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010


Dales Traveling Fellowship Competition, 3rd Place


TID Award of Space Installation Art, Award


Areas of Specialization