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Wen Wu

Wen Wu

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

Wen Wu is a landscape architect and now based in Los Angeles. Recently she has received her Master degree in Landscape Architecture at the School of Architecture in the University of Southern California. Her focus in the profession is related with urbanism and identity. She is also interested in photography, digital fabrication and craft.

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Employment 

Schulze + Grassov ApS, Copenhagen, DK, Landscape Architecture design assistant

Project: Mobility Handbook of Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
- Developed the concept of ‘what makes a good mobility environment for all audiences’
- Generated the existing and proposed mobility system diagrams, and proposed improved cycling system
- Involved in cost estimation, and prepared the final mobility handbook

Project: Sunbeam Planning and Placemaking in Bermondsey, London, UK
- Performed the preliminary space-making for Biscuit Square
- Animated the storytelling presentation ‘one day in the life’ for Bermondsey neighbourhood
- Produced renderings for street perspectives and axon scenarios for squares

Project: Søndergade Street & Waterway Design, Middelfart, Denmark
- Involved in preparation of construction documents, produced plans and planting detail drawings
- Produced final plans, renderings, and pop-up book for ground-breaking ceremony
- Designed Catalogue for Waterway Element regarding stormwater design

Project: Berlin Potsdam Platz Public Life Survey, Berlin, Germany
- Conducted 19-hour public life survey including stationary mapping, photo documentation, and interviews
- Produced infrastructure and stationary mappings

Jan 2016 - Jul 2016
 

Shanghai Landscape Architecture Design Institute Co. Ltd, Zhuangwei Studio, Shanghai, CN, Landscape Architecture Intern

Project: Shanghai Luxiang Garden Residence Landscape Planning and Design, Shanghai, China
Involved in all-site Sketch-Up model making, and proposed three private garden design alternatives for model villa-houses.

Project: Private Garden Design, Shanghai, China (Individual project)
In charge of field investigation, communicating with the client and plan design.

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
 

Education 

University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Landscape Architecture

Awarded merit-based scholarship (2014/2016), Tau Sigma Award (2017)
Studied Landscape Design Skills, Construction drawings, Grading, model-making and CNC/3D printing

Aug 2014 - Jul 2017
 

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