Yixuan Cai

Yixuan Cai

New York, NY, US

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Architecture designer with professional experience in residential, civic and cultural architecture, corporate, landscape architecture and set design. Multidisciplinary background in film production and experimental theater. Founder of Conversazione Art Group.


Conversazione, Beijing, New York, Founder

Founder: Dedicated to multidisciplinary art & design forum, Participatory Art Practice, and related workshops. Held events, forums, screenings, performance and workshops in galleries both in Beijing and New York.
Selected Works: Matrix from Womb (2018) | directed a multi-media immersive experimental theatre piece, in LongMen Museum in Beijing.

Jun 2015 - current

TAO(Trace Architecture Office), Beijing, CN, Architecture Intern

Swan Lake Bridge House and Viewing Tower | generated digital model according to construction document using Rhino and Sketchup; produced detailed drawing and diagrams using AutoCAD and Illustrator.

Rural Library in Chongli | design development using Sketchup; produced detailed drawing using AutoCAD and Illustrator.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Desine Lab, Providence, RI, US, Project Manager

Worked with professor Elizabeth Hermann. Led a team of two to research and design a pedestrian and cycling green belt in Providence, RI for government commission.

Mar 2017 - Aug 2017

Atelier Alter, Beijing, CN, Architecture Intern

Chinese Entrepreneur Pavilion in Dubai | Produced drawings and diagrams during schematic design phase for Pavilion complex, which includes a five star hotel, theater, restaurant, office and exhibition hall; prepare presentation documents for client review.

DongFangYuHong Corporate Complex| Produced drawings and diagrams for a corporate complex in competition, which includes four towers with different function.

Jul 2016 - Aug 2016


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2014 - Jun 2019


MEIHODO Visual Media Festival, Bronze Plate, 3rd Place

Writer, Producer, Director: Short film Poetic Gaze is selected among the finalist of the 2nd MEIHODO Visual Media Festival Award; screening in Beijing, China, and Fukuoka, Japan.


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