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Jiantong Gao

Jiantong Gao

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

Jiantong Gao is an architectural designer and interactive designer who focuses on using the architectural thinking in interactive designs.

In the summer of 2017, Jiantong received his master degree from UCLA M.Arch II Program led by Mark Mack, Which is an advanced architecture studio aims to discuss the relationship between architecture and performance art. Jiantong Gao has received his B.Arch degree from Xiamen University in 2016.

As a little child, he showed great interest in art and performance, including Chinese calligraphy, Chinese painting, dancing and playing guitar and keyboard. During the five year’s traditional architecture education, he tried to figure out the relationship between architecture and art. This led him to take part in the internship working for a company called the DO UNION which based in Beijing and focus on the architecture design and art exhibition.

Employment 

Trask House LLC, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer, researcher

Set design for " RapCaviar Live" concert series.

Jul 2017 - current
 

Do Union Architecture, Beijing, CN, Intern

Contributed for schematic design for Yun Gang Grottoes Museum, Shanxi, China
Participated in installation exhibition " Quantum Republic".

Jul 2015 - Oct 2015
 

Education 

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

Aug 2016 - Jul 2017
 

Xiamen University, Fujian, China, Xiamen, CN, BArch, Architecture

Oct 2011 - Jul 2016
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills