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Yihan Xu

Yihan Xu

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

As a M.S.aad student from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and with 5 years of architectural undergraduate study, I am confident that I have the education and ability necessary to be a successful and valuable addition to any architectural firm. 

With the experience in multiple types and sizes of firms and different phases of various projects, I’ve gained exposure to a comprehensive design process, including concept design, schematic design, zoning analysis and building code analysis, design development, construction administration, coordination with all types of departments, consultant, contractor, clients etc. The projects varies from schematic design of amphitheater,  residential building to historical preservation, interior design. As an integral part of a group, I collaborated with different teams. The experience of coordinating with multiple projects and colleagues gave me the adaptability to play a role in an organization and collaborate with others well. 

I also got proficient in multiple software including Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD, Adobe suite, Grasshopper etc. during my study and work experience, which makes me more professional and more eligible to be a valuable part of a company.

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Employment 

Bone Levine Architects, New York, NY, US, Architect

I've participated in multiple projects varies from historical preservation to interior design, complex building design to residential design. My experience varies from schematic design to design development, construction documentation, construction administration and coordination with different departments of a project.

Dec 2018 - current
 

Li&Associates Design Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Designer

This is a local practice located in DUMBO which mainly focuses on hospitality and interior design. I mainly led and participated in the concept and schematic design of a residential complex design in China and a restaurant interior design in midtown Manhattan. My work includes design, modeling, documentation production, correspondence and so forth.

Jan 2018 - Dec 2018
 

SHoP Architects, NEW YORK, Designer

I participated in the concept design of 2 projects during my work experience, which included massing study, program study, zoing study, site visit, modelling, diagram production, presentation preparation, rendering and so forth.

Jul 2017 - Nov 2017
 

Education 

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Deisgn

The 3-semester programs gave me an excellent experience and the 3 studios each semester gave me a comprehensive understanding of architectural design from social aspect artistic aspect to constructional details and other practical aspects. The elective courses(comprised of Visual Studies, History and Theory and Building Technology) also promoted my ability from a large range of aspects.

Jun 2016 - May 2017
 

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