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ZHEWEI FENG

ZHEWEI FENG

Philadelphia, PA, US

 

About 

Employment 

OPEN Architecture, Beijing, CN, ARCHITECTURAL INTERN

Worked in a project team of 3-5 people supervised by the principal Li Hu (former partner of Steven Holl Architects) and assisted the project lead architect to complete the projects. Jobs include: researching, early stage brain storming, proposing concept design ideas, attending group discussion, 2d diagram making, GIF and animation making, 3d modeling, physical model making, etc.

Major projects participated:
_Research: Post-Bubble Cities in China (Following Li Hu’s design studio research in Tsinghua University)
_New Shenzhen Art Museum and Library Competition, China
_Chongqing Airport Automobile City, China

May 2015 - Aug 2015
 

HASSELL, Hong Kong, HK, ASSISTANT URBAN DESIGNER

Worked as one of the three core designers in the urban design team and participated in all urban design projects in the office. Team size varies from 3-12 people, often collaborates with other architects/landscape architects. Jobs include: urban design (design research, site analysis, concept development, massing study, strategic planning, master planning, diagram/drawing/collage making), layout of report, physical model making, communication with clients/suppliers/consultants and staffs from other HASSELL offices, attending internal group design discussion/client meeting/site meeting/client meeting/kick-off meeting/competition final presentation, site visit, business travel, etc.
Major design projects with full participation:
_Shenzhen Gemdale industrial area redevelopment and urban renovation, China
_Nanchang Topspring mix-use development: architecture and urban design, China
_Hengqin reclamation island (27.9 km²) master planning design competition, China
_Doumen riverfront (10 km total length) development landscape and urban design competition, China
_Jilin Gudianzi modern eco-paddy town (8.9 km²) master planning and urban design, China

Other participated projects:
_Yulin cultural park landscape and urban design, China
_Hainan Nanyan bay resort/residential development concept urban design, China
_Xi’an Louguan residential development urban design, China
_Shenzhen Guangming mix-use development concept urban design, China
_Wuhan K11 mall landscape design, China

Nov 2012 - Jul 2014
 

EXH Design, Shanghai, CN, DESIGN INTERN

Worked in a project team of 2-4 people supervised by the principal Erich Diserens (former associate of Herzog & De Meuron) and assisted the project lead architect to complete ongoing projects. Jobs include: researching, attending group discussion, 2d diagram making, 3d modeling, physical model making, attend site meetings and client meetings, communicating with supplier, etc.

Major projects participated:
_Shanghai Xujiahui New Bund Plot C8, C9, C10 architecture and urban design, China
_Shanghai Private Residence Yao interior design, China

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE

_Research Assistant of Associate Professor Dr. Stefan Al, to work on research drawings and materials for his upcoming publication about high density blocks in the world, 2017 Spring
_Teaching Assistant of Associate Professor Andrew Saunders in his M.Arch I design studio, 2015 Fall

Sep 2014 - current
 

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HK, Masters, MASTER OF URBAN DESIGN

Sep 2011 - Aug 2012
 

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, HK, Bachelors, BACHELOR OF ARTS IN DESIGN

Sep 2007 - Jun 2011
 

Awards 

Dales Traveling Fellowship First Prize, 1st Place

Dales Traveling Fellowship 2016 First Prize Winner

2016
 

Harlan Coornvelt Medal, Award

Awarded to one student from PennDesign who achieved the most outstanding record in required architectural structure courses.

2015
 

PennDesign Porreca Memorial Scholarship, Scholarship

2014
 

M.Mosers Future Workspace Design Competition, Honorable Mention

2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills