Qijian Cui

Qijian Cui

New York, NY, US



I am an enthusiastic architect with a passion for computation and rendering. Producing insight and developing it into detail is at the core of my belief and the work I do. My interests range from practical architectural practice such as infrastructure, housing, highrise, to theoretical aspects such as cybernetics, computation, realistic rendering.



East China Architectural Design & Research Institution, Shanghai, CN, Junior Architect

In charge of 250-meter CBD landmark design in Nantong, Jiangsu, China. (Construction in progress)
BIM modelling of Xi’an Greenland Energy International Financial Center (Construction in progress)
Nantong CBD 200-meter twin tower atrium design, facade study. (Construction in progress)

Jun 2020 - Jun 2021

BDP, Shanghai, CN, Intern Architect

Assist Regional Principal with Tianjin National Biology Campus Design Competition (Third Place)
Collaborate with Senior Architect design Chengdu Pidu Shopping Mall (Construction in progress)
Assist Architect with Nnahai Lihu New Town Culture Centre Competition (First Place)

Jun 2018 - Sep 2018


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, MSAAD

HP in Advanced Studio (Summer): A Great Loudreading is in the Making but No One Has Noticed (9pt) Project: ‘Still Smoking...’ - Modelling/Drawing/Webpage (, led by WAI thinktank)
HP in Advanced Studio (Autumn): Work with HCCI on a regional planning and affordable housing project in Bradhurst, Harlem, New York. (9pt, led by Richard Plunz, Victor Body-Lawson)
HP in ARGUMENTS, Summer, thesis: Generic Country(3pt), Lines_not_Splines, Autumn (3pt)

Jun 2021 - current

Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST), Wuhan, CN, BArch, Architecture

Outstanding Graduation Design: Industrial Heritage Regeneration
Summer semester at University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA.
Culture and Sports scholarship in 2015-2016, 2016-2017. (1/40)
Honorable award in United Design Cup, Project: ‘Memory Museum’

Sep 2014 - Jun 2020


United Design Cup, Honorable Mention

Honorable award in United Design Cup, Project: ‘Memory Museum’
Responsibility: Design, Drawing, Modelling.