Yinan Bu

Yinan Bu

Los Angeles, CA, US



Recent Graduate of the Master of Architecture program at University of Michigan. Enthusiastic about building performance, sustainable design, and building technology. Looking for an entry-level position as an architectural designer or an architectural consultant in the Greater Los Angeles Area.


Clive Wilkinson Architects, Culver, Architect Assistant I

Feb 2017 - current

VolumeOne Design Studio, Detroit, MI, US, Architectural Intern

• Collaborated with lead designer to develop schematic design for two middle schools, one kindergarten in China, and a renovation project in midtown Detroit.
• Participated in the development of campus plans and landscape design for a university campus in China.
• Prepared BIMs, diagrams, programming plans, and architectural drawings for on-going projects.
• Communicated with the Chinese partner firm to develop university campus construction drawings.
• Developed program plans and conducted code research.

Apr 2015 - Jul 2015

NEXT architects, Culver City, Architectural Intern

• Collaborated with lead designer to develop schematic design for a yacht club in Fuzhou, 4 bridges in Changsha, and a museum in Hunan.
• Researched precedence work and site conditions.
• Prepared BIMs, diagrams, and architectural drawings for on-going projects
• Held design sessions.

May 2014 - Aug 2014

St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, US, Facility Planning Assistant

• Collaborated with the facility managers to develop future school building plans.
• Prepared BIM for on-going campus construction projects.
• Designed website and brochure for campus building sustainability.
• Communicated with contractors and construction managers regarding project scheduling.

May 2012 - May 2013

G/O Architecture, Custer, SD, US, Real Architecture Workshop

• Designed and constructed two wood structure buildings from ground up.
• Assisted in the project management and coordinated to finish the project on time.

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Architectural Design

Sep 2013 - May 2016

St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Arts

Major in Environmental Studies concentrating on environmental social science.
Minor in Management Studies.

Sep 2009 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization