Wenpei(Stevie) Chen

Wenpei(Stevie) Chen

Richmond, VA, US

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HKS, Inc, Richmond, VA, US, Architectural Design Professional

University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center:
-Assisted in Design Green research, presentation diagrams and renderings in schematic design phase (Software: Revit+Bluebeam+Adobe Photoshop, Indesign)
-Worked closely with project architects and interior designers to develop architectural drawing in design development until the DD sets issued. (Software: Revit+Bluebeam)
- Participated in weekly project meetings to better understand the context of the project.

- Capital One Headquarters & Scotts’ Run 700ft Tower:
Digital modeling of several exterior options for the headquarter Tower, assisted conceptual design and presentation content for new tower via sketch and digital model, developed and assembled physical model intended for client. (Software: SketchUp+Rhino+Adobe Indesign)

- The Benefield building (community center in Highland Park Richmond):
Design research for co-living layout for residential sections, elevation renderings for presentation, site survey, project award submission. (Software: SketchUp+Adobe Indesign,
Photoshop, Illustrator)

- Winchester Cameron Square (a multi-family residential project from Lynx Ventures): Design Research, site analysis and context modeling both digitally and physically (Software: SketchUp+Adobe Indesign)

- Children's Hospital at Erlanger Kennedy Outpatient Center:
Assisted project presentation and AIA Award Submission.(Software: Adobe Indesign)

- Rwandan Hope Dental Clinic: Deisgn Research (Software: SketchUp+Rhino+Adobe Indesign)

- Provided design research, presentation, modeling support and award submissions for several other commerical&mixed-use projects and healthcare projects.

- Coordinated with vendors to schedule CEU lunch&learn in the office.

Oct 2019 - Sep 2020

Charleston Civic Design Center (Design Division), City of Charleston, Charleston, SC, US, Intern

- Developed floor plan, base map, digital modelling of the site and making renderings for the conceptual design of Lowline Affordable Housing project. (Software: Autocad+ SketchUp+Vray+Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator)
- Assisted in Upper Eastside project, including digital modelling of updated properties and overview of the axonometric diagram. (Software: Autocad+SketchUp+Adobe Indesign, Illustrator)

Aug 2018 - Nov 2018

Joeb Moore & Partners, Greenwich, CT, US, Intern

- Project and design support with rendering, physical model making, diagramming for design concept, photo-editting of various high-end modern residential projects, and editing floor plans. (Software: Archicad+Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

Tongji Architecture Design Co. of Jiangxi (China), Nanchang, CN, Intern

- Completed the elevation drawings in Jiuzhou Resettlement Housing Project (Software: AutoCad+ SketchUp)
- Participated in the factory renovations in Xiaolan Industrial Zone project, and assisted principal architect and project architect in presentation. (Software: AutoCad+ SketchUp)

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015


Clemson University, Clemson, SC, US, MArch, Architecture

Certificate: Architecture+Community Build
Vice President of the Graduate Architecture Professional Partnership (GAPP)

Aug 2017 - May 2019

Nanchang University, Nanchang, CN, BArch, Architecture

Minister of Technical Dept. & Reporter at Nanchang University English Broadcasting Station
Minister of Dormitory Administration, Student Union, Sch. of Engineering and Architecture

Sep 2012 - Jun 2017


Harlan E. McClure Award For Outstanding Final M.Arch Project, Honorable Mention

Project Portfolio:


Thomas B. Kendrick, Jr. Endowment Fellowship From Clemson University, Scholarship


Top-Class Academic Scholarships From Nanchang University, Scholarship

Awarded for three times during 04/2013-09/2016


First-Class Academic Scholarships From Nanchang University, Scholarship

Awarded for five times during 04/2013-09/2016


Excellent Student for Academic and Social Practice Title From Nanchang University, Award


Areas of Specialization