Xu Yao

Xu Yao

Philadelphia, PA, US

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Hi, my name is Xu Yao. I am now looking for an entry-level designer job. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Architecture post-professional degree in Dec 2018, and I got a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Hainan University in 2017. 



DLR Group, Part-time Design Assistant

Kosovo National Stadium
Participated in landscape design, master planning, and turned it into the 3D model. Finishing master plan drawings for final boards; Used Rhino, Illustrator.

Dec 2018 - Jan 2019

ERAY/CARBAJO Inc, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Intern

"Urban-Rural V.2": High-rise Residence Competition
Prepared 2D representations including sections and elevations for final boards; used Rhino, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

Gastronomy Center: Food court design
Participated in conceptual design and schematic design. Accomplished interior designs including food counter designs, ceiling designs and structural decorations. Prepared 3D modelings, analytical diagrams, and draft renderings; used Rhino, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and VRay.

921 Lake Ave, FL: Restaurant Renovation
Participated in site research and analysis including documenting construction standards; prepared 3D modelings of an existing building; did analytical diagrams of the site and prepared presentation boards; used Rhino, Illustrator, InDesign.

407 Tompkins Ave, NY: Residential Renovation
Participated in on-site surveying and mapping and site analysis; Modified existing layouts, translated existing building information into the Revit model and did detail CAD drawings; used Revit, CAD, Rhino.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018

East China Architectural Design & Research Institute, Shanghai, CN, Intern Designer

Took part in one school construction project and practiced to apply BIM techniques. Completed construction drawings, scheme effect picture, and layout of project application text

Jul 2015 - Aug 2015


University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, US, Masters, MSD

Aug 2017 - Dec 2018

Hainan University, Haikou Shi, CN, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2012 - Jun 2017

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