Yazhen Luo

Yazhen Luo

Los Angeles, CA, US




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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