Sien Hang Cheng

Sien Hang Cheng

Chicago, IL, US

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Architectural Designer at wHY Architecture


WHY Architecture, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer

- Design lead for new Visitor Center and Amphitheater renovation for Newfield’s museum expansion project in Indianapolis (SD)
- Design lead for Cultural Center in Marrakesh (Concept)

Nov 2020 - current

Gensler, Hong Kong, HK, Architectural Intern

- Collab with Chicago design team on Shenzhen 250+m Tower core layout and entrance canopy (DD)
- Collab with L.A. design team for Cruise Terminal competition in Sanya China; masterplanning & 3D concept modeling (Concept)
- 2D parametric pattern facade panel design and fabrication drawings for mixed-used development in Shenzhen during (CD)

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Shigeru Ban Architects, Tokyo, JP, Architectural Intern

- House Vision 2016 project from concept to CA, in charge of construction drawings, diagrams and coordination (Concept - CA)
- Shizuoka Airport technical drawing & design package (DD)
- Physical modeling for M+ Museum collection

Feb 2016 - Aug 2016

Voluntary Architects' Network, Kumamoto, JP, Volunteer

- Kumamoto Disaster Relief Paper tube partition system construction on-site coordination after 8. earthquake in Southern Japan

Apr 2016 - Apr 2016

Aedas, Hong Kong, HK, Architectural Trainee

- Masterplan layout for multi-family Residential project, including concept massing design, FAR calculation, parking configuration
- Temple Mall Renovation renderings and post-production (SD)

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Master of Architecture with Certificate in Integrated Product Design (Wharton + Weitzman)

Aug 2017 - May 2020

University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, GB, Masters, Master of Arts

Master of Arts with Honors in Architecture

Sep 2013 - May 2017


M0001 Competition, Honorable Mention


Dales Traveling Fellowship, Grant


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