Kaiqi Zhu

Kaiqi Zhu

Ann Arbor, MI, US

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My name is Kay (Kaiqi) Zhu, and I just graduated from University of Michigan.

I love working with people and can work well in a team. I have great representation skill, and able to learn and pick up a skill quickly. I also have strong painting, sketching, graphic design, and photo taking skill.


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Research Assistant

• Conducted research with William Muscheheim Fellow, Viola Ago. Installed art pieces, woodshop, spray gun painting, and layout of exhibition.

Mar 2017 - Mar 2017

A3C, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Spring Break Externship

• Developed two AutoCAD drawings of sorority house rooms.
• Developed two SketchUp models for Gril Scout Cabin.
• Measured room sizes for sorority house and gained some knowledge about design code.
• Sat in client, design and construction meetings and gained an understanding of the cooperation of different parties.

Mar 2017 - Mar 2017

A+I (Architecture Plus Information), New York, NY, US, Spring Break Externship

• Sat in group design meetings and went to site, has experienced in a middle size architecture firm and gained an understanding of what architecture job means.

Mar 2017 - Mar 2017

Architectural Design & Research Institute of SCUT, Guangzhou, CN, Intern

• Involved in the schematic design and provided designs for a cultural mall.
• Revised AutoCAD drawings for on-going schematic design.
• Made presentation for ongoing project.
• Produced diagram drawings and analytical drawings in Illustrator.
• Produced 3D drawings for schematic design in SketchUp.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

Guangzhou Municipal Design Institute, Guangzhou, CN, Intern

• Gained a basic understanding of three different stages (SD, CD, DD) throughout a projects.
• Gained basic skills of AutoCAD and 3ds Max.

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

David Ling Architects, New York, NY, US, Intern

• Honed layout deisgn skills.
• Built physical architecture models with fellows.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, architecture

Sep 2013 - May 2017


National Scholastic Art & Writing Award, 1st Place

Acrylic Painting


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