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Li Gong

Li Gong

Saint Louis, MO, US

 
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About 

Li Gong

Amnesia architecture designer and critic

Daydreaming civil engineer

Professional singer and film amateur

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, New Orleans, LA, US, Designer

Aug 2017 - current
 

Axi:Ome, Saint Louis, MO, US, Junior Project Designer

Seoul Yeoui Naru Terminal Design Competition, Seoul, Korea
_Core design team member through design, modeling, documentation and rendering;
_Lead in making digital site models and study models by using Rhino;
_Lead in making final digital models and exterior renderings by using Rhino, Vray and Photoshop;
_Draw concept sketches.
_Collaborate in making study and final physical models by using polystyrene and elastic membrane.

KETC Digital Interior Renovation, St Louis, MO
_Collaborate in digital modeling and rendering for design development documentation;
_Collaborate in ceiling design and digital modeling.

Silver Tower (competition), Chicago, IL
_Core team member through design, modeling and documentation;
_Lead in designing exterior overall skin and holistic structure;
_Lead in digital modeling by using Rhino;
_Collaborate in making final physical model by using basswood.

COCA Renovation, St Louis, MO
_Collaborate in digital modeling and rendering for design development documentation by using Rhino, Vray and Photoshop;
_Collaborate in designing of reception desk and ceiling.

Mar 2017 - Aug 2017
 

HDR, Seattle, WA, US, Architectural Intern

Dixie Regional Medical Center, St George, UT
_Collaborate in designing awning and ceiling, and Revit modeling;
_Collaborate in designing the parking lot and landscape;
_Collaborate in Revit drawing of site plan, detailed plans, sections and elevations for design development documentation;

Whidbey General Hospital, Seattle, WA
_Collaborate in interior design material options;
_In charge of exterior and interior renderings for construction documentation by using Revit and Photoshop.

HarborView Medical Center, Seattle, WA
_Collaborate in renovation design options and presentation material preparation;
_Collaborate in draft and final proposal package preparation and digital modeling by using Rhino, Vray, Photoshop and Indesign;
_Participate in on-site weekly coordination meeting with clients.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Axi:Ome, Saint Louis, MO, US, Architectural Intern

COCA Renovation, St Louis, MO
_Collaborate in making physical site and final models by using polystyrene and basswood.

Silver Tower (competition), Chicago, IL
_Core team member through design and modeling;
_Lead in designing holistic geometry and making physical study models by using polystyrene;
_Lead in designing exterior overall skin by using Rhino and Grasshopper;
_Collaborate in making digital site models by using Rhino and making physical site models by using polystyrene.

May 2015 - Aug 2015
 

Tianda Real Estate Development Group, Shiyan, CN, Junior Architect

_Collaborate in designing and drawing site plans, detailed plans, detailed sections and elevations by using CAD and Sketchup;
_Collaborate in planning design options, phasing and presentation material preparation;
_Collaborate in construction documentation package preparation;
_Participate in meetings with clients.

Jun 2011 - May 2013
 

Architecture and Structure Design Institute of Hunan Province, Changsha, CN, Structural Engineer Intern

_Collaborate in concrete foundation structure design by using PKPM;
_Collaborate in concrete shear wall and steel frame structure design options;
_Collaborate in concrete main beam structure design by using PKPM;
_Collaborate in construction administration.

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, MArch, Architecture

Teaching Assistant & Reviewer for Advanced Arch. Studio Orientation
Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Washington Univerisity in St. Louis

_Collaborate in setting goals and schedules for studio orientation;
_Instruct architecture students developing their concepts and designs by making drawings and models;
_Organize students for group discussions and teamwork;
_Review students design works and giving feedbacks.

Annual Excellent Studio Work Exhibition, 2014 & 2016
Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts
Washington Univerisity in St. Louis

_Spring 2014 Core Studio Project: (ARC)HITECTURE_(PART I), (ARC)HITECTURE_(PART II)
_Spring 2016 Optional Studio Project: PLACE / NON_PLACE

APPROACH, 2013-2014 & 2015-2016 issue
Personal academic works are selected in Approach magazine, a publication by Washington University Samfox School of Design
and Visual Arts of outstanding design works.

AXI:OME, between pragmatism and global design culture
Professional works in Axi:Ome: Silver Tower, COCA Renovation are documented.

Aug 2013 - Dec 2016
 

Hunan University, Changsha, CN, MArch, Structural Engineering

First Prize of International Anti-Seismic Structure Design Competition
"Challenger" International Anti-Seismic Structure & Installation Design Competition
Tongji University, Bristol University, Hunan University

Aug 2011 - Jun 2013
 

Hunan University, Changsha, CN, BArch, Structural Engineering

Aug 2007 - Jun 2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

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