Shuya Xu

Shuya Xu

Ann Arbor, MI, US



Dynamic, self-motivated, and collaborative design student with a strong academic record looking for a work as an Entry Level Designer.

Received a Master of Urban Design from University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Urban Planning with Distinction at Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology. Interested in exploring the variety of multi-scale urban spatial design and also have an interdisciplinary academic background in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design.

Expected in variety programs from graphic to 3D modeling and rendering and  still remain eager and capable of learning skills. Be confident to work accurately and to the highest possible standard no matter working as part of a team or taking on a leadership role if needed.



BizDesigns LLC, Brooklyn, NY, US, Urban Designer

Oct 2015 - May 2017

RTKL, Washington D.C, Spring Externship

Spring Break Externship (One Week)
1) Participating Urban Design Project in Abu Dhabi
2) Contact with rendering revising and production

Mar 2015 - Mar 2015

Beidou Studio in XAUAT, Xi'an, Assistant Architect

Part-time Assistant Architect | Mixed-use Architecture Design
1) Participating in the entire process, ranging from feasibility report, construction design, schematic design and rendering revising and production
2) Acquiring knowledge on construction and design procedure of medium sized institutes, a mixed-use complex including commercial area, hotel and office

Jun 2012 - Sep 2013

Yunnan Province Urban Planning and Designing Institute, Kunming, CN, Planning Intern

Urban Planning and Urban Design of Tourism Real Estate

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Master of Urban Design

The Master of Urban Design (M.U.D.) degree focuses on megacity and post-industrial metropolitan regions. The degree approaches urbanism from a metropolitan scale with studio projects prompting both analytical and speculative work related to infrastructure, urban housing, and precinct-scale development in a single city.

Jul 2014 - Jul 2015

Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology, Xianshi, CN, BArch, Bachelor of Urban Planning

Jun 2008 - Jul 2014

ARCHITECTURE ASSOCIATION (AA) LONDON, ENGLAND, Beijing, CN, AA Beijing visiting school in Tsinghua University

Jan 2013 - Jan 2013


Selected to Enter National Undergraduate Urban Design Competition, Honorable Mention

National Student Urban Design Competition by China Urban Planning Education Network


First-Class Excellent Student Scholarship, 1st Place

First-Class Excellent Student Scholarship| Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology


Student Show University of Michigan 2014 Fall, Nomination

Studio work selected to exhibit at University of Michigan 2014 Fall Architecture Student Exihibition


Graduated with Distinction, Nomination

Graduated with Distinction | Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology


Merit-Based Scholarship, Scholarship

Merit-Based Scholarship of University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Honor Award of National Undergraduate Social Survey Competition, Award

National Undergraduate Social Survey Competition by China Urban Planning Education Network


Excellent Architectural Student Scholarship, 1st Place

Excellent Architectural Student Scholarship by XiAn Industry Aluminum Shares Co.,LTD


First-Class Excellent Student Scholarship, 1st Place

First-Class Excellent Student Scholarship | Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology


Areas of Specialization