Chia-ching Yang

Chia-ching Yang

Los Angeles, CA, US



Chia-ching Yang received her Master of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles, where she focused on visualization of materiality in relation to different scales of environmental context.

She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Ming Chuan University in Taiwan. For the past three years I’ve worked as a Senior Designer at Synthesis Design + Architecture in Los Angeles where she has focused on design development and schematic design for  large-scale development projects as well as small pavilions. She has gained a lot of experience with project management and client relations, particularly as the liaison to Asian clients.. She uses parametric techniques, explores soft material and the application of elastic textiles in tensile architecture and object design.


Synthesis Design + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior designer

Senior designer/Project Manager
Project: Key designer of Volvo Pure tension pavilion, The Grove @ Centralworld, Daegu Gosan
Public Library, Shanghai Wuzhou International Plaza.

Project management /Key Designer:
Hakka performance center(Fujian, China), Fushou Cross strait culture center(Fuzhou, China),
Quanzhou Ocean city(Quanzhou China), Chengdu Wuzhou international plaza, Slauaon Station
Public Art(Los Angeles). Saladaeng Lifestyle plaza(Bangkok, Thailand). Krabi Beach Resort(Krabi, Thailand).

Dec 2011 - Aug 2015

P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S, Los Angeles, Intern

Working as assistance designer of ‘Lucent Saddles’ in exhibition at the 2010 Venice Biennale.
Working as assistance designer of the Kaohsiung Maritime Cultural & Popular Music Center International Competition.

May 2010 - Jul 2010

Daniel Tai Architects Associate, Taichung, TW, Designer

Project Designer of Shanghai Yungtay Engineerine CO. Elevator Testing Tower. Shanghai, China. SD stage
Project Designer of Yuan Ying Buddhism Temple, Changhua, Taiwan DD’s
Calligraphic House in Next-Gene 20 Taipei, Taiwan Interior Construction Documents
Interface Vendors of Material Library

Aug 2007 - Oct 2008

Stonehenge Architects International Office, Taipei, TW, Designer

Pauian Archiland office building : Involvement - SD, DD, CD’s , Interior Construction Documents
SD, DD, CD’s Assistance designer

Aug 2006 - Jun 2007


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture

SCI-Arc ranked second in Design and Computer Applications in the 2011 America's Best Architecture Schools survey from DesignIntelligence.

Our project , Tokyo Fashion Museum, published in Limited Edition publication “EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS"

Sep 2009 - Sep 2011

Ming Chuan University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, BArch, Architecture

Jan 2011 - Jan 2011


Award Excellent Performance in Design Thesis, Ming Chuan University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, 1st Place


Workshop of Florence Foundation Award the best design of school, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization