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Sunny Hwang

Sunny Hwang

Temple City, CA, US

 

About 

Architectural work, housing, mixed-use, educational , historical project, etc.

Employment 

Sunny Studio, Temple City, CA, US, Project Architect

- Pomona Education Center, Site and Parking Improvement, Interior Renovation Project
Pomona School District, California 2016~2017
- Solar Panel Parking Structures for 13 Schools in Irvine Area, Westminster School District Westminster, California 2015
- Chen Residence SD Phase , 25,000 SF in Bradbury, California (2014 Sept. ~ 2015 June)
- Li Residence Addition, Temple City, California 2014
- Guanglin Elementary School, Yanzhou, China 2014
- Shangyu City Senior University, Shangyu City, China 2013
- Xian Ge Li Shan Shuang (Housing), Jincain City, Jiangsu, China 2013

Jun 2009 - current
 

Huntec Development, Inc, Arcadia, CA, US, Project Manger

Huntec Development is an architectural, planning, interior design, and construction firm specializing subdivision development, commercial high-rise buildings, building construction, luxury residential houses and villas. I was a project manager in the company and was in charge of some subdivision projects including Fontana 23 Units, Fontana 89 Units, and San Bernardino 51 Units. I was also designing a 10, 000 sf, Pan Residence, a luxury house located at the prime area of Arcadia. My duties also included meeting with city staffs for building Tentative Maps approvals and construction permits and another job for developing the application and construction of solar energy and preparing the paper work with the utility companies and clients for the solar incentive applications.

Oct 2008 - Jun 2009
 

Michael C.F. Chan & Associates, Inc., Hollywood, CA, US, Project Designer

Michael C.F. Chan & Associates is an architectural and interior design firm that provides life package for the high-end private villas around the world including USA, Europe, Guana and British Virgin Islands, and China. I was a Job Captain in the company. My major work was detailing the building components, coordinating the DD set and controlling the drawing quality with the staff in China for some big villas, including a 40,000 sf private villa in Shanghai.

Sep 2007 - Jan 2008
 

Nakada Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Designer

Nakada Associates is primarily an architecture and urban design firm specializing in mixed-use, commercial and residential projects. My duties include SD, DD and CD, making design progress and producing construction documents, coordinating drawings with code and engineer consultants, meeting with venders and project contractors for resolving design issues and modification meeting with building department, reviewing shop drawings and specifications. The projects that I participated were:

Barker Block Phase I (Bldg 2, Bldg 3 & Bldg 4) – Type I & III construction, a $60 million project, three warehouses, 4-story high with total 288,000 sf. The existing warehouses were converted into 301 apartment units with an outdoor pool and fitness center at the rooftop of Bldg 4.

Barker Block Phase II (Bldg 5 & Bldg 6) – Type III & V construction, an extended project from Phase I, two warehouses, 2 and 4 story high with total 84,082 sf. They were converted into 21 townhouses and 34 apartment units. It costs about $20 Million.

Montana I – Type I post-tension concrete slab construction, a luxury mixed-use project with retail stores at ground level and 5 story residential apartments above. It’s located at the prime spot of Pasadena between City Hall and Paseo Shopping Mall along Colorado Boulevard. It’s still under construction and spending about $40 million.

Blossom Plaza – a large scale mixed-use project located at the Gold Line subway station of Chinatown. The SD phase is under development by using the module unit system.

May Lin Way – Type V construction, a small scale project, 24,000 sf located at the historical area of Chinatown. The concept is to design a new 5 story Chinese mixed-use building to meet the modern living standard and also reflect the beauty of Chinese cultural heritage.

San Bernardino Courthouse – restoring the historical value and reinforcing the structural system for an important courthouse damaged by a major earthquake

Jan 2005 - Jul 2007
 

Martinez Architects, Inc., Playa del Rey, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Martinez Architects specializes in institutional architecture. I participated in numerous projects for about six years producing models, presentation packages for job interview and client meetings, and cad drawings for PD, SD, and DD phases. Projects include El Monte Aquatic Center, Baldwin Park Teen Center and Skate Park, Santa Ana 4 Elementary Schools, Warehouse at Travis Air Force Base and Monterey Bay Gymnasium

Sep 1999 - Dec 2005
 

Lee Burkhart Liu (LBL), Inc., Santa Monica, CA, US, Project Designer

LBL specializes in medical facility projects. My duty was producing SD drawings for Sepulveda Children’s Hospital and Memorial Hospital at Los Angeles, and Palm Spring Clinic for special care program.

Jul 1998 - Oct 1998
 

William Rowe Associate & Engineering, Boston, MA, US, Project Designer

William Rowe is an architectural and engineering firm. I was doing hand and computer drawings of both architecture and engineering. Projects include Amherst College Library Renovation and Memorial Hospital, MA

Feb 1996 - Aug 1996
 

Barry Koretz Associate Architects, Inc., Brockton, MA, US, CAD Drafter

Barry Koretz specializes in retail stores. My duty was producing CD drawings for many Reebok sports stores in east coast area.

Oct 1994 - Dec 1994
 

Liao Associate, Bridgewater, MA, US, Site Surveyer

Liao Associate specializes in Civil and Structural work. My duty was site survey for a subdivision project producing site plan and environment control drawings for town hearing.

Jun 1994 - Sep 1994
 

Taiwan Railroad Bureau of Administration, Taipei, TW, Civil Engineer

I was a project engineer for a tunnel construction project. The project, Mountain Line Double-Track Railroad Tunnel, is a high-tech construction, 7900 meters in length designed to use open caissons in the 812 meters of the entrance because of the high subterranean water utilizing high pressure grouting to penetrate the foundation of the highway. The tunnel continued through the mountains, passing a geological fault, beneath a lake and exiting from a cliff to connect to a bridge. My duties include reviewed the budget and construction drawings, tunnel survey and conducted an exploration survey, supervised subsurface exploration for soil sampling (31 holes, depth from 10m to 140m), supervised the engineers and labors responsibilities for tunnel excavation, haulage, waterproofing, and checking, design for an office and living accommodation for 40 person staff.

Jan 1989 - Dec 1992
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, ARCHITECTURE

Sep 1996 - Jun 1998
 

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, Bachelors, ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING

Jan 1994 - May 1995
 

Feng Chia University, Taichung, TW, Bachelors, Civil Engineering

Sep 1985 - May 1988
 

Areas of Specialization 

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