Xiayi Shen

Xiayi Shen

Los Angeles, CA, US





Aedas, Hong Kong, HK, Architectural Graduate

Greenland East Village Project, Chengdu, China: Developed façade design with Grasshopper script and prepared the design document. Amended typical floor plan of the office tower per GB50016-2014(fire code). Coordinated with client and consultants on material selection and construction details.

Bathurst Street Hotel Tower, Sydney, Australia (Competition): Involved in structure renovation and articulation. Conducted 3D modeling for façade and floor sectional detail.

Aug 2013 - Sep 2014

IBI Group - Gruzen Samton, Beijing, CN, Summer Intern

Resort Residence Project, Hebei, China: Proposed master planning scheme and developed series of duplex house layouts.

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011


University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Certificate of Real Estate Development

General Planning of the University Village program: Designed mix-used programs on a given site in Los Angeles. Conducted rental market research of the surrounding areas and propose construction and operation Pro-formas. Prepared executive report and recommended investment and financing decisions based on the analysis.

Jan 2016 - May 2017

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture +2

Comprehensive Studio Project: Helped the client (Bhartiya City in Bangalore, India) develop new typology of one-stop live-work place. Implemented the concept of smart city with the mixture of functional and operational space in a micro-city to achieve a sustainable neighborhood.

Aug 2015 - May 2017

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HK, Bachelors, Architectural studies

Degree Honor: Dean’s List, Department/Programme Scholarship, College’s Head List

Aug 2008 - Apr 2013

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