Zhi Tao Chen

Zhi Tao Chen

New York, NY, US

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noroof architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Junior Architect

Helped develop pricing sets for contractor for two single family townhouse in Brooklyn. Produced sketchup models for clients to fly around in. Surveyed a rooftop project in Midtown Manhattan.

Aug 2020 - Oct 2020

Carnegie Mellon Digital Fabrication Lab, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Lab Monitor

Managed students’ use on machines. Assisted with 3-D printing and CNC routing.

Sep 2017 - May 2020

Studioteka, Brooklyn, Summer Intern

Helped to manage a Single-Family House project and task included coordinating contractor and engineer and finding specs. Assisted in a design presentation for an Office.

May 2019 - Aug 2019

David Cunningham Architecture Planning, Brooklyn, NY, US, Winter Intern

Developed a series of diagrams for a housing project in a housing case study.

Dec 2018 - Jan 2019

Cheung Showman Architects, Brooklyn, NY, US, Summer Intern

Tasked with Site Survey of office designs in Brooklyn. Worked on Construction Documentation and Filing Sets for a residential project in the Bronx. Photographed models for the firm. Assisted with Design development with a restaurant in Soho.

May 2018 - Aug 2018

Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Teaching Assistant

Assisted students and helped them learn various digital software and basic concepts of digital media.

Jan 2018 - May 2018

Richard Bloch, New York, NY, US, Summer Intern

Assisted with design work for restaurants and residential projects while composing drawings and making presentation boards.

May 2017 - Aug 2017


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, BArch, Architecture

First three years in this program are studios to build up our basic architecture skills and knowledge. Then the last two years we are given a choice between advanced studios or doing a thesis.

Aug 2015 - May 2020


Presidential Service Award, Other

This honor is awarded to individuals whose service positively impacts communities. I was apart the Hotel Chinese Association and we created a prep program to help the under privileged children in Chinatown, New York to prepare for high school.