Li-Tzu Chen

Li-Tzu Chen

Los Angeles, CA, US

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LA-based architectural designer.

Graduated from the University of Florida with a Master's degree in Architecture with 3-year professional experience in an Interior design firm and a Bachelor degree in Landscape architecture in Taiwan. 

Having interdisciplinary experiences in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Interior design with over ten years of academic training and practical experience.



COHESION, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Designer

– Involved in all phases of design & construction processes of Residential and Hospitality projects across the west to the east coast.
– Including Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documentation, 3D visualization, material selection, FF&E selection.

Dec 2020 - Mar 2022

Tai + Associates, Taipei, TW, Interior Designer

Served as the major designer of several apartment projects. Oversaw residential and commercial projects, involving all phases of design & construction processes. Including concept design, Schematic Design, Design Development, visualization, technical drawing documents, material selection, quality control & assurances, schedule management, budgeting/cost control. Collaborated with design teams, clients, contractors, and workers.

Jul 2014 - May 2017

Archicake Design, Taipei, TW, Part-time Intern

Assisted in the 4x4 meters urban scale model for the architectural exhibition.

Feb 2014 - Apr 2014

Freelancer, Taipei, TW, Freelancer

Partnered with an additional designer coordinating several projects that consisted of the following:
– Worked on the official 57th Venice Biennale Taiwan Pavilion Exhibition for “Teh-Ching Hsieh: Doing Time”. Performed layout planning utilizing Sketchup 3D modeling.
– Completed official documentation drawings for Taipei Fine Art Museum: from interior measurement, Auto Cad floor plan drawings to Sketchup 3D modeling

Feb 2013 - Jan 2014

The Environmental Arts Design Company, Taipei, TW, Full-time Intern

Served as an assistant for the landscape architecture design project.
– Physical model making.
– Site survey includes over 250 trees measurement and categorization.

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013


University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug. – Dec. 2019
The Vicenza Institute of Architecture (VIA) – Italy-based program. Including Master Research project, Natural light design seminar, and Italian language course.

May – July 2019
East Asia Architecture Summer Program – Seminar traveling through Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Completed design project: “45 minutes: Laundromat x Urban Living Node” in Singapore.

Mar. 2019
Energy Africa Conference – Completed Energy Self-sufficient project: “Micro-Grid Sister Cities: Durum, Kaduna State, Nigeria Africa & Micanopy, Florida, U.S.” Collaborated with Nigerian architect –James Inedu-George.

Aug. – Dec. 2019
Puerto Rico Resilience seminar– Post-Hurricane Maria workshop: Resilient Housing proposal

Aug 2017 - May 2020

Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, TW, Bachelors, Landscape Architecture

May 2013
– Assistant for on-site restoring the historical barn house of Ba-Yien Village, Taipei City, Taiwan.

Sep 2010 - Jun 2014


Prof. Wen-Chung Jao Memorial Design Award, 2nd Place

Awards for the excellence of design work at Fu-Jen Catholic University.


Prof. Wen-Chung Jao Memorial Design Award, 2nd Place

Awards for the excellence of design work at Fu-Jen Catholic University.


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