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RUI GUAN

RUI GUAN

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

I received an M.S. from Columbia GSAPP in May 2017 in advanced architectural design. Immediately, I have been recruited in GSAPP adjunct faculty as teaching assistant. I am interested in research of Architectural Theory, Curatorial Practice, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. I am currently seeking a Full-Time job as Junior Architect.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY, US, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Collaborated summer advanced studio in Columbia GSAPP with Prof. Andrés Jaque under the topic of Beaches of New York: The Wall.
Collaborating fall advanced studio in Columbia GSAPP with Prof. Andrés Jaque under the topic of Redoing Lanzarote.

Jun 2017 - current
 

New Practice LLC, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Drafted interior and storefront design of a fine-dining restaurant; visualized interior renderings, technical drawings; delivered design development to the client.

Jan 2017 - May 2017
 

Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY, US, Fabrication Shop Crew

Helped to use fabrication machines in the shop to make furniture for GSAPP studios.

Dec 2016 - Jan 2017
 

ZAO/standardarchitecture, Beijing, CN, Architectural Intern

Participated in a residential tower competition; developed the schematic design of the tower.
Proposed a hope primary school project in Guangxi; created new concrete material with local red soil in the extension of the original building.

Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Advanced Architectural Design

Jun 2016 - May 2017
 

东南大学(Southeast University) TOP 2 Best Architecture Univerisity in China, Nanjing, CN, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2011 - Jun 2016
 

Awards 

Student`s Works Exhibition of Exchange Programs of Architecture Schools of China, Award

Earned special prize certificated by Institute of Architectural Education and Accreditation, Architectural Society of China.

2015
 

Southeast University Structure Innovation Competition, 1st Place

Attained first prize with a tower structure possessing multi-direction columns calculated by Grasshopper.

2014
 

Solar Decathlon China 2013, 1st Place

First Place(Two parts), Tenth(Total) in International Solar Decathlon China 2013.
Participated in whole design and construction process of the Solar House; managed the relationship between sponsors and school; arranged resources from sponsors to other departments of the team.

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills