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Yi Ning Lui

Yi Ning Lui

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

My love for architecture has flourished through endeavors across Los Angeles, London and Hong Kong. All aspects of design intrigue me, as my hard work and enthusiasm has reared a hungry appetite for creative challenges.

Employment 

Sci-Arc “Magic Box” Digital Fabrication Lab, Los Angeles, CA, US, 3D Printing and Laser-Tech Assistant

I operated and maintained 3D Printers (Powder/ABS/Resin/Paper) and laser cutters, and helped with troubleshooting.

Sep 2017 - Apr 2019
 

Baumgartner + Uriu “B+U” Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Summer Intern

I worked on a residential project located in the Pico-Robertson area of Los Angeles. I produced visualizations using Maya, VRay and Photoshop. For the LA Chamber of Commerce project, I helped build a one-to-one prototype of the ceiling design.

May 2018 - Aug 2018
 

Wilkinson Eyre, London, GB, Part 1 Architectural Assistant

For the Euston Station project in London, a major train station with HS2 Birmingham transport links, I produced massing and pedestrian flow diagrams using Adobe Illustrator. For the Weston Project, a 1.4 million sqft mixed-used competition in Toronto Canada, I 3D-modelled complex double-curved tower facades in Rhino and produced key plans, sections and elevations of these using Microstation.

Aug 2016 - Aug 2017
 

Affect-T Architecture and Design Studio, Hong Kong, Summer Intern

I designed and produced a drawing package of a sculptural ceiling for a snow chalet in Niseko, Japan using Rhino and AutoCad. I also performed site surveys for the Cavendish Heights Residence.

Jul 2015 - Sep 2015
 

The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong, Assistant to Gallery Manager

I helped organize salon shows for 50 international artists and helped archive valuable artworks stored in the studio Annex.

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
 

Education 

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M.Arch 2

M.Arch 2 (Master of Architecture) program, 2017 EU Full Scholarship Recipient

Sep 2017 - Sep 2019
 

University College London (UCL), London, GB, BArch, Bsc in Architecture

Undergraduate in BSc Architecture, Second Class Honours (Upper Division)

Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
 

West Island School, Hong Kong, HK, High School, International Baccalaureate Diploma

45/45 IB Points, 7/7 in HL English, Philosophy, Art and SL Mathematics, Physics, and Mandarin. A in Extended Essay, analysing cultural form in 1950s Chinese Architecture.

Sep 2005 - May 2012
 

Awards 

ESF Schools' Chairmans' Award for Academic Excellence, Award

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

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