Ming Gao

Ming Gao

Syracuse, NY, US



Professional experience in Advanced Building System, Sustainable Technology, and Landscape Architecture. Bilingual in English and Mandarin. Looking for Junior Architect position August 2011.




CLEAR Landscape Architecture and Urban Design, Junior Architect

Landscape and Infrastructure Design for Dineen Hall Building of Law School in SU
Produced section details by using AutoCAD
Constructed Rhino models for rendering
Rendered moneyshot drawings with Vray and Photoshop

Aug 2011 - current

sekou cooke STUDIO, Architect Intern

South Side Grocery&Cafe, Syracuse
Proposed schematic design | Rendered presentation drawings
Design Development | Produced detail CAD drawings

May 2011 - Jul 2011

Syracuse Upstate, Research Intern for Landscape Urbanism

Shrinking City Class
Prepared slides and lectures for professor

Landscape Design for Syracuse Stage of Connective Corridor
Produced plan and section by using AutoCAD
Constructued Rhino models for rendering

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Syracuse University, Research Intern for Intro to Building & Structual System

Wrote Rhino and Sketchup tutorials for classes
Selected sustainable buildings for student case studies

Aug 2010 - Dec 2010

Syracuse University, Research Assistant for Advanced Building System

Prepared slides and lectures for professor
Researched innovative technology and construction of skyscrapers

Jan 2010 - May 2010

Beijing University of Technology, Part-time Assistant Architect

Nanjing Health Center, Jiangsu, China
Proposed preliminary design | Constructed study models

Hefei No.2 Public Hospital, Anhui, China
Produced graphic design | Constructed perspective rendering

Oct 2007 - Jul 2008

Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD), Architectural Intern

The Capital Airport (Cooperated with NACO- FOSTER- ARUP)
Produced construction documents

Kunming Medical College Plan & Building Design, Sichuan, China
Translated principal’s sketches to hard-line drawings
Developed details in plan, elevation and section
Constructed and rendered presentation drawings

A Commercial-Residential Complex in Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Assisted in schematic design | Produced analysis diagrams
Converted sketch analysis into presentation drawings
Designed apartment unit details for residential projects
Built conceptual and final models

Beijing Renbao Office Building, Beijing, China
Roof construction and finishing

Jul 2006 - Mar 2007


Syracuse University, MArch, Architecture

Thesis: Dynamic Urban Surface ---- Design of Landscape, Architecture, Infrastructure
2010 Visiting Critic Studio:ROGERS MARVEL ARCHITECTS, PLLC
Graduate Scholarship

Aug 2008 - May 2011

Beijing University of Technology, BArch, Architecture

Thesis Award: Sustainable Office Design
Awarded Excellent Student Leader

Sep 2002 - Jul 2007

Areas of Specialization