Liyao Chen

Liyao Chen

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Master of Architecture Professional Degree from University of California, Los Angeles


GRAYmatter Architecture, Santa Monica, CA, US, Designer

Participate in 6960 Centinela Office, 467 La Brea Store Renovation, Melrose Store Renovation, Natale Pool Design Coordinating and organizing all aspects of design, developments and construction, building permits and documents

Apr 2019 - current

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Intern

Participate in 1515 Webster Project, Victoria Cross Station Project, Greenland Nanjing Pukou Supertall Project, Beijing Lize Interior Greenwall Design, Suzhou Taihu Hotel Project, Kula Belgrade Canopy Design, LEED Gold application for 1515 Webster Project Join in Enclosure Committee; establish and exhibit SOM Glass Library

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

WATG, Honolulu, HI, US, Architectural Intern

Participate in Sun Sky Beach Clubhouse Project, Xinyuan Haikou Theme Park Resort, Xuanyuan Lake Conference Hotel, Indigo Xianshan Hot Springs Resort, Jeju Hot Spring Resort, Dreameast Vacation Apartment Suzhou Project presentations layouts and researches, detail construction drawings, translation of projects, emails and meeting

Jun 2017 - Sep 2017

Pratt Institute, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

Attached Town House Project: roof design, basic drawing, 3D modeling,3D printing Apartment Hotel Tower Project Scheme Design

May 2014 - Aug 2014


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2016 - Jun 2019

University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2011 - Feb 2016

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