Xinrui Zhong

Xinrui Zhong

New York, NY, US



My name is Xinrui Zhong, and I am currently employed in New York City.

Over the course of my 2 years career in New York City, I have been working on several residential & commercial projects from SD phase to CA phase, which made me become very familiar with the design delivery process. I have developed a strong ability to deal with a wide variety of design & construction challenges through my practice, and always praised as talented, reliable, and also active by my co-workers and management.

 I hold a M. Arch degree from Washington University in St. Louis, and currently I am working on my path to become a registered architect. I had my IDP hours all approved, and already passed 6 ARE exams (CDS, SPD, PPP, SD, SS, BS).

I look forward to elaborating on how I can help benefit your organization, and assist your business achieve its goals. Please contact me at 314-783-7194 or via email at to arrange for a convenient meeting time. My full portfolio can be viewed on:


Haute Architecture, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect

Interpret client's programmatic requirements into an integrated functional design which delivers innovative architectural solutions. Once the schematic design proposals have been approved, I work with the senior project architect to develop detailed drawings and to compile project specifications. During construction, I visit sites to check if the construction is in general conformance with the design documents. I also liaises with construction professionals.

• KKR Headquarter Design Competition, New York / 340,000 sqft, SD
• Tocca Headquarter renovation, New York / 3,000 sqft, SD to CA
• Coppertops Residence and Facility Design, Alford, MA / 8,800 sqft, SD to CD
• Lower east side Townhouse reconstruction, New York / Project manager / 2,200 sqft, CD to CA
• Long Island residences renovation and extension, NY / Project manager / 5,000 ave, SD to CA

Mar 2015 - current

Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Research Assistant

Edit the book “Rebuilding the American City” by David Gamble & Patricia Heyda which examined 15 contemporary urban design cases in American downtown area. Produce the key analysis drawings of each precedent study for the book and the exhibition posters.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

German Engineering Technology (Beijing) Ltd., Beijing, China, Intern Architect

Assist senior project architect to develop the scope of work. Followed several large commercial projects including residential neighbourhood planning and industrial campus planning.

• Residential Neighborhood Planning & Design in Handan, China / DD
• Company Town Planning & Design in Shenzhen, China / CD

May 2013 - Aug 2013

Corgan, Beijing, China, Intern Architect

Assist senior project architect to develop the scope of work. Carry research, create key analysis diagram, and prepare for client presentation in schematic design phase; draft detailed drawings in construction document phase.

• Karamay Central Hospital, China / SD
• Disaster Preparation Center of China Construction Bank in Wuhan, China / CD

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012


Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, MArch, Architectre

Master Degree of Architecture, NAAB Credit

Aug 2011 - Dec 2014

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, Bachelors, Environmental Engineering

Bachelor Degree of Engineering

Aug 2007 - Jun 2011


Studio work exhibited on ACSA | Architectural Institute of Korea (AIK) International Conference Open Cities: The New Post-Industrial World Order, Award


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