Xinmei Li

Xinmei Li

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Junior Architect, Architectural Designer, living in Brooklyn


JG Neukomm Architecture, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

- Develop code-compliant plans, elevations, specifications, and details.
- Produce architectural filing sets and construction documents.
- Prepare client meeting presentation deliverables.
- Organize and produce meeting notes and ongoing to-do lists.
- Design & develop architectural/millwork details with fabricator & vendors.
- Coordinate with consultants through all project phases.
- Review and markup consultant drawings shop drawings and submittals.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with consultants, GC, and clients.
- Represent firm to attend weekly site meetings.

Jun 2018 - current

Jeanne Schultz Design Studio, Austin, TX, US, Designer

- CA experience at ten-unit multi-family construction site.
- Coordinate between vendors and subcontractors both on/off-site.
- Design public art installation for Lagos Biennial international arts festival, Nigeria.
- Develop 3D-printable sustainable vertical farming watering prototype.

Oct 2017 - May 2018

Leroy Street Studio, New York, Architectural Intern

+Participated in various residential projects in different design process, including SD, DD, CD and CA phases.

+Small Scale Prefab Residential Project ; SD phase.
-Work involved Sketch-Up modeling, presentation set producing. Schematic design of a pre-fabricated summer guest house in East Hampton.

+In A Team for A Mega-mansion Project, DD and CD phase.
-Contributed in construction set drawings including building floor plans, elevations, wall sections, wall details, and plumbing schedules. Helped with 3D print model making, plaster model making for facade design.

+Assisted in An Apartment Design Project , CA phase.
-Contribute in construction administration cabinet drawings, digital modeling, renderings and presentation set.

+Participated in A Townhouse Project, SD phase.
-Work included producing floor plan drawings , rendering

Jan 2017 - Jul 2017

OPA, Guangzhou, Architectural Intern

+Participated in educational architecture competition

+Designed a kindergarten building in Guangxi (built)

Dec 2012 - Oct 2013


The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, US, MArch, Master of Architecture, first professional degree

The Architecture Programs of The University of Texas at Austin value intellectual ambition and cultural relevance in architectural production. Our teaching and research is founded on a shared interest in ambitious buildings. We uphold an integrated, close-knit design studio model encouraging dialogue, collaboration, risk-taking, and innovation.


Aug 2015 - May 2018


UTSOA Continuing Student Scholarship, Scholarship


Louis F. Southerland Endowed Scholarship, Scholarship


UTSOA Continuing Student Scholarship 2016-2017, Scholarship


Hal Box Endowed Scholarship in Architecture, Scholarship


Excellent Student Leader Award, Scholarship


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