Kaiyu Xi

Kaiyu Xi

Los Angeles, CA, US



M.Arch of University of Southern California and LEED AP BD+C 

Got 2 years full time working experience in from July, 2013 to June, 2015. 

Proficient with Rhino, Revit, Sketchup and specially interested in parametric design. Always ready to accept new things and keep enthusiastic to architecture.



China Architecture Design & Research Group, Beijing, CN, Junior Architect

China Architecture Design & Research Group is one of the biggest design company in China. I was in the architecture No.7 studio and my team's major job is to participate the bids and competitions. I'm familiar with bid process and related building code in China. I also participated DD and CD phase of some projects.

Here is the list of projects I had full participation:
1 Wuyi No.1 High School: Participate the whole process of bid, in charge of Conceptual design for library, dormitory, Modeling, CAD drawings
2 Heze Sports Center&Sports School:Participated the Conceptual design of sports school, Modeling, CAD drawings
3 Inner Mongolia Art Museum: Conceptual design, modeling, Interior design, CAD drawings, layouts
4 Huilongguan Sports Park: Participate the whole process of bid, in charge of site plan and landscape design
5 Lijia Urban Complex: Construction drawings for the commercial street, mainly in floor plan and façade

Feb 2014 - Jun 2015

Advanced Construction Information Development Co., Wuhan, CN, Junior Architect

Advanced construction information development Co. is a company specialized in parametric design and BIM service. My major job is architecture design. During working at here, I got familiar with grasshopper and the entry level of Rhino Pythonscript.

Here is the list projects I had full participation:
1 Mudanjiang Sports Center: Building skin design in grasshopper; landscape design
2 Laixi Highrise Hotel: In charge of one conceptual design project and the site plan
3 Plan for Wudang Mountain Tourism Commercial Streets: General layout plan, commercial center

Jul 2013 - Jan 2014

Advanced Architecture Lab, Wuhan, CN, Intern

Advanced Architecture Lab is a small studio focused on experimental projects. We not only designed the house, but really built it by ourselves to test the feasibility of independent construction with pre-fabricated parts. I participated two projects at here.

1 Gluedbam Pre-Fabrication System: Research the application of glued bamboo. Designed and constructed the first prototype house;

2 Planting Architecture—City In Sky: Research using living bamboo as the structure to construct a mini village for children.

Jul 2012 - Jan 2013


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M.Arch 2 years

Aug 2015 - May 2017

Wuhan University, Wuhan, CN, BArch, B.Arch 5 years

Sep 2008 - Jun 2013


Merit Based Scholarship University of Southern Califronia, Award


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