Christopher Yee

Christopher Yee

Los Angeles, CA, US




MG2, Bellevue, WA, US, Architectural Intern

Responsible for modeling and design submittal packaging for two mixed-use high rises in China. Partook in team design charrettes and worked closely with project managers to prepare exhibits and diagrams. Led a small storage project from schematic design through to construction documents for a major mixed-use high-rise in Bellevue, WA, involving client meetings with the owners and building management.

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

URS, Oakland, CA, US & Irvine, CA, US, Design Engineer II

In charge of calculations and design of structural elements such as sound walls, culverts, and bridges for multiple cities in Southern and Northern California, namely the City of Los Angeles, Oakland, and Irvine. Worked closely with other team members during the proposal process, creating CAD exhibits, project schedules, and cost estimates for bid. Involved in on site field work and inspection for commuter rail such as Bay Area Rapid Transit and Los Angeles Metro.

Jan 2007 - Jul 2010

Washington Group International, Irvine, CA, Civil Engineer Intern

Conducted tasks related to the structural aspects of transportation design. Worked directly under Project Managers to expedite designs, plans, proposals, and quality assurance for SR-91 and other local infrastructure projects.

Oct 2005 - Dec 2007


University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US, MArch, Architecture

Received Lighting Design Certificate

Sep 2010 - Dec 2013

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, Bachelors, Civil Engineering

Received specialization in Structures.

Sep 2003 - Dec 2007


AIA Northwest & Pacific Region Student Design Award, Award

This year marked the first year of the NWPR Student Design Awards program. Schools from the region were allowed to submit a maximum of six submissions. Chris Patano, AIA chaired the jury and selection process.

Jurors for this year included:

Chere R. LeClair, AIA
LeClair Architects

Jeffrey S. Kovel, AIA
Skylab Architecture

Susan H. Jones, FAIA
Atelierjones, LLC

The following students and faculty were recognized for their work:
Honor Awards:

Howard S. Wright design/build studio: University of Washington

Professors: Steve Badanes, Jake Labarre

Giselle Altea, Emily Aune, Jordan Bell, Jessica Fabro, Wendy
Fan, Louisa Galassini, Tera Hatfield, Kelly Hogg, Kevin Lang, Carolyn
Lecompte, Erin Mcdade, David Neuville, Arnulfo Ramirez Jason Sawyer,
Ji Shon, Tyrel Sullivan, Christopher Yee, Joseph Wessinger


Areas of Specialization