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Shixuan Sun

Shixuan Sun

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

LEED GA | Graduate student at Cornell University & Tsinghua University

Employment 

Robert A. M. Stern Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior architect

One Phoenix Island Commercial and Residential Development in Qingdao
- Analyzed site and organized narratives as core team member in CD
- Designed the retail street and drew perspectives for client presentation
- Designed and built two residential towers with Revit in SD
- Coordinated with local architects on local code and unit plans

Commercial Project in Yokohama, Japan
- Researched and designed theatre in the masterplan

Commercial Project in Macau
- Used Rhino to develop column detail in DD phase

Sep 2019 - Apr 2020
 

NIKKEN SEKKEI, Tokyo, JP, Intern architect

--Baoli Futural Science and Technology City Conceptual Design and Planning
Oversaw and experienced entire process of scheme competition in a team setting
Investigated the typology of panelization and module systems of façades

--Science and Technology Park for medium-sized businesses Schematic Design
Researched typology of stairs and facades as well as fabrication technologies
Optimized interior functional space-layout linked with construction drawings on restrooms

May 2016 - Aug 2016
 

Education 

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, Masters, Master of science in advanced architectural design

Jun 2018 - May 2019
 

Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN, MArch, ARCHITECTURE

Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
 

Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN, BArch, architecture

Sep 2012 - Jul 2017
 

Awards 

2016 Shanghai East Bund Public Art Season-The International Conceptual Competition, 1st Place

Shanghai East Bund Public Art Season-The International Conceptual Competition about Light Tower Design

2018
 

Academic Excellence Award in Tsinghua alumni-Ni Tianzeng scholarship, Award

Academic Excellence Award in Tsinghua alumni-Ni Tianzeng scholarship in Tsinghua University

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

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