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Lulu Yang

Lulu Yang

London, UK

 

About 

Creating innovative and sustainable spaces that promote productivity, connectivity, and happiness.


Website:

http://luluyangdesign.com

Portfolio:

http://issuu.com/luluportfolio/docs/2012_weilu_yang-no_spreads-20120419-reduce_size4.0

Thesis:

http://issuu.com/luluportfolio/docs/moment_of_absent

Employment 

WeWork, London,UK, Project Architect

Design / collaborate with real estate, internal/external multidisciplinary consultants to expand WeWork EMEA spaces.
- Analyze Pro Forma and lease review with real estate department to ensure financial success of each project.
- Develop new projects from site visit, due diligence, entitlement, programming, through design, to contracting, construction document review, value engineering, construction administration.

Aug 2017 - current
 

Foster and Partners, San Francisco / London, Architectural Designer / Architectural Assistant Part II

Designed / delivered iconic Apple Stores in multiple global locations, developed complex facade system in new build.
- Conceptualized Isetan Apple Watch Store from design to construction in three months.
- Documented different phases of Apple Flagship Stores from concept to construction documentation stages.
- Coordinated / implemented complex facade system for Oceanwide Tower Project, developed interior design pack.

Nov 2014 - May 2017
 

STUDIOS Architecture, Washington DC / San Francisco, USA, Architectural Designer

Created and facilitated wide spectrum of projects, from graphic design to mix-use ground up buildings.
- Created YMCA staircase graphic design; managed client meetings; developed the project from concept to design.
- Delivered construction document and construction administration for workspace, mix-use projects.
- Developed 510 Townsend from planning to design development; workspace tenant improvement projects.

May 2013 - Nov 2014
 

Gensler, New York, USA, Architectural co-op Intern

Participated various types of projects at different stages, specialized in construction documentation and illustration.
- Documented Stone Source Showroom NY/LA from schematic design to construction.
- Facilitated test fit in collaboration with Real Estate companies; presented materials with varies design tools.

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Stantec, Chicago, USA , Architectural co-op Intern

Participated in the Chaoyang Park Plaza Competition - mixed use complex, 2,400,448 SF

Dec 2011 - Mar 2012
 

UAI - Urban Architectural Initiatives, New York, USA, Architectural Designer

Researched and designed various sizes of residential housing projects across all phases.

Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
 

Beijing Tonglida Structure Co., Ltd, Beijing, China , Architectural Consultant

Collaborated with Structural Engineers for diverse range of public and private projects.

Sep 2009 - May 2010
 

Yanhuang Architecture Design Studio, Beijing, China , Architectural Intern

Researched Historical Hotong System with architectural representations.

Jun 2007 - Sep 2007
 

Education 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, MArch, Architecture

Master of Architecture

Taught architectural and interior design students communication skills / drawing foundation classes.

Sep 2011 - Apr 2014
 

Areas of Specialization