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Tianyu Zhang

Tianyu Zhang

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Tianyu is a Chinese-American architect. He received a diploma in architecture (Hefei University of Technology), a Master of Architecture degree (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). He has worked in practice in the USA and China. While studying in USA, he also visited Japan and Mexico to see invaluable examples of regional, ancient, and contemporary masterworks. Upon graduation, he had several exhibition in New York, Chicago and Flint.

His professional career consists of three years of full-time and part-time experience at the international architecture offices of LHP architects, VOA and Atelier FCJZ. His experience includes producing and submitting schematic design and design development drawings on hospitality, healthcare, and institutional projects, conducting meeting with client and sales representatives, and coordinating with local design institute and Chinese rendering firms. Other skills include sustainable design, professional Revit drawing, and talent for digital-rendering, model-making, and web design.

While working towards licensure, he seeks to combine his artistic intuition with a pragmatic design sense to play a lead role in the field of architecture.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Lee Harris Pomeroy Architects, New York, NY, US, BIM Manager/Coordinator

· Conducted studies and special projects on space planning, design feasibility
and other related architectural issues.
· Completed proposals for residential and public projects in New York.
· Finished ASK drawings and submittals under CA phase on school project.
· Build up firm-wide Revit standard, Template and Library.

Apr 2015 - current
 

VOA Associates Incorporated, Chicago, IL, US, Associates

· Assisted in the coordination of code and zoning research.
· Supported and assisted lead architect in all phases of projects.
· Provided technical guidance in preparation of Revit central file, families, and worksets.
· Produced schematic and DD documents on various projects including:
Hampton & Homewood Hotel, LegoLand Hotel, YangZhong Hotel, HuaiAn Hotel, Water Gulf Institute, Beijing High End Manufacturing Base Research Institute, Loyola Inpatient Center, AnJi Master Planning

Aug 2013 - current
 

Sun and Associate Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

· Configured Revit Architecture of First Baptist Church.
· Revised firm's website.
· Assisted in office supply and technical support.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Atelier FCJZ (feichang jianzhu) l Yung Ho Chang, Beijing, CN, Architectural Intern

· Produced construction documents and mock-up model on Jiading Community Center.

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012
 

China Railway Engineering Corporation, Hefei, CN, Architectural Intern

· Assisted in CAD drawing and graphic design of several project proposals.
· Drafted, assembled, and organized numerous production packages.

Aug 2010 - May 2011
 

Education 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2011 - May 2013
 

Hefei University of Technology and Science, Hefei, CN, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jul 2011
 

Awards 

3rd Scholarship, Scholarship

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills