Yazhen Luo

Yazhen Luo

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Pacific Design Group, Tustin, Junior Architectural Designer

Work with project managers to complete construction documents in Autocad
Responsible for creating, evaluating and manipulating designs to meet the client's goals and objectives
Produce architecture renderings and build architecture models in 3D softwares(Rhino/Sketchup/Revit)

Jun 2019 - Oct 2020

TCA Architects, Irvine, Junior Architectural Designer

Produced architecture perspective renderings in Enscape and Photoshop
Drew building plan in Autocad and render in Photoshop & Illustrator
Formatted submittal file in Indesign

Jun 2018 - Jun 2019

Hodgetts + Fung, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Designer

-Built the 3D model of “casa pulpa” residence in Rhino and did the renderings by Vray and Photoshop

-Took photographs of furniture archetypes and completed the brochure of furniture design in Indesign and Photoshop

-Processed the rendering of Robertson Lane Project in Photoshop

Jan 2018 - Apr 2018

CITIC General Institute of Architecture Design and Research CO., LTD, Los Angeles, Junior Designer

-Discussed and came up with the concept of School of the Communist Party of China in Hannan District in a team

-Designed the master plan by AutoCAD and finished the board for presentation independently

-Presented the final project to the government group

Jan 2015 - Apr 2015


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Architecture MArch 2 Program

BMW MINI Innovation Design, Los Angeles
Automobile Design
-Designed a concept autonomous MINI that emphasized entertainment for
parents and kids
-Built the model in Rhino, rendered animation in Maya and edited it in After Effect
-Presented the achievement to BMW managers using the technique of projection mapping

West Hollywood Transportation System Design, Los Angeles
Urban Transportation Design
-Designed the new transportation pattern at west Hollywood in 2049 under the
guidance of Craig Hodgetts and Marta Nowak
-Built the 3D model by Rhino and did the renderings in a three-person team

Red Bull Video Game Controller Design and Research, Los Angeles
Industrial Design
-Researched ergonomic and comfortable capability based on the traditional controller, designed a customized prototype for Snake Eyez by Maya and Rhino, fabricated the product by 3D print and connected it to computer main board for testing
-Presented the final product with wires to Red Bull Sponsor

Aug 2017 - Jun 2018

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US, Architecture Exchange Program

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability Design Project, Hawaii, Big Island
Sustainable Building Design
-Designed Waimea Nui Community Tourism Complex as part of a team
-Collected data and analyzed information of local condition through site investigation on Waimea, Hawaii
-Built the 3D model(Rhino) of church and exhibition center part individually
-Presented the whole project to the stakeholder in a consecutive story

Aug 2016 - Jun 2017

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, CN, BArch, Architecture BArch Program

Wuhan Qichun Qianyi Farm Design and Construction Project, Qichun, China
Bridge Design
-Researched local circumstances, construction materials, traditional techniques by site surveys
-Designed the structure, calculated and tested load distribution
-Presented the project in the competition with other groups, received approval and carried out construction on site

Huazhong University Architecture School Interior Design and Renovation, Wuhan, China
Interior Design and Construction
-Individual interior decoration design won in competition
-Led a 10-person team to finish manufacturing and installment in school's lobby as a leader

Wuhan Caidian floating Landscape Design & Construction
Practical Construction
-Designed and Built a water-floating architecture out of bamboo in a French Team

Sep 2012 - Jun 2016

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