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Keith Nathan Vincent So Tiu

Keith Nathan Vincent So Tiu

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

Keith Tiu is a USC Bachelor of Architecture [5 yr] graduate of 2020. While pursuing his architecture degree, he has gained experience in various areas of architecture including but not limited to retail, residential, commercial and critical facilities. 

Keith has worked for firms such as Arquitectonica and Corgan Associate's Inc. and has experience with project coordination, design feasibility, visualization and contract administration.

Having experiences in all phases of design and documentation, he is equipped with a high level of proficiency in Revit 2020, Rhino 6, Bluebeam Revu, Adobe Creative Suite, and rendering softwares such as Lumion, Enscape and Vray. 

Employment 

Corgan, Culver City, CA, US, Student Intern

Produced and modeled a variety of facade design options during the SD and DD phase of a data center project based in Arizona.

Established a direct workflow between Navisworks and Revit for possible clash detections in concurrent project.

Produced a series of renders to present to Consultants, Owner Representatives and Contractor for concurrent visualization of project.

Conducted on-site observation of work during construction as well as produced field reports to monitor compliance with plans and design intent.

Reviewed and responded to Submittals and RFI's to administer the realization of a project in the Construction Administration phase.

May 2019 - Dec 2019
 

Arquitectonica, Manila, PH, Student Intern

Designed, documented and prepared presentation drawings for a competition based project in Colombo, Sri Lanka with an estimated 455,365 building foot print.

Organized and produced urban in-lay production drawings for a housing master plan in Dubai.

Created a series of 3D models and rendering vignettes for a security vestibule addition for a luxury commercial project based in Metro Manila.

Jul 2018 - Aug 2018
 

Education 

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture (5 year)

Aug 2015 - May 2020
 

La Salle Campus Barcelona, Barcelona, ES, BArch, Architectural Study Abroad Program

Sep 2019 - Dec 2019
 

American University of Paris, Paris, FR, Bachelors, General Studies

Sep 2014 - May 2015
 

Awards 

USC Architectural Guild 2020 Design Charrette, 2nd Place

Designed and created a resilient prototype for a California hillside Fire Command Post that would also accommodate nature-loving residents outside
of fire season.

PROJECT PORTFOLIO LINK:
https://www.keithtiudesign.com/first-flower

2020
 

USC Architectural Guild 2019 Design Charrette, Honorable Mention

Designed and reimagined the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Village based in the City of Carson.

PROJECT PORTFOLIO LINK:
https://www.keithtiudesign.com/the-olympic-incubator

2020
 

USC School of Architecture (Cum Laude Honor's Awardee), Award

Graduate with Cum Laude Standing in USC School of Architecture NAAB Accredited 5 Year Bachelor of Architecture Program.

2020
 

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