Los Angeles, CA, US

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With a great interest in understanding how design can enhance user experience in a practical and sustainable way, Yi is working towards licenses, and has become a fast learner and analytical problem solver who can unpack the complexities of a project into efficient workflows to be achievable by the team.


Keating Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer

- Utilized BIM technologies in development of DD and CD
drawing packages

Project Info:
5411 Wilshire 42-story apartment building with 371
apartments, street-fronting retail and restaurant space.

Aug 2020 - current

HKS, Inc, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Professional

- Interfaced with clients and consultants
- Utilized BIM technologies in development of 3D model
- Prepared DD, CD drawing packages through Revit
- Assisted with CA duties including RFI’s, submittals, etc.
- Participated in business development and industry events

Projects Info:
Parcel F, San Francisco, CA
61-story, 1.7 million sf mixed-use tower with Class A office space, multi-family component, a 177-key 5-star hotel, luxury condominium units and retail.
744 S. Figueroa Residential Tower, Los Angeles, CA
41-story, 575,000 sf apartment building with 436 units and below-grade parking for 491 cars
Funko Entertainment Retail Destination, Los Angeles, CA
36,945 sf, retail space with destination “lands,” podcast studio, cafe, and VIP space
iHeartMedia Office Renovation, Sacramento, CA

Sep 2018 - Apr 2020

YKS Construction, Los Angeles, Freelance Designer

- Created 3D model and visualization through Rhino
- Reviewed material samples for conformance with design
- Attended on-site meeting during construction phase

Project Info:
Lago Vista Residence, Beverly Hills, CA
3-story 3,400 sf high-end single family residence with habitable basement and attached garage

Aug 2018 - Jul 2019

ATU Architectural Development Communication Center, Shenzhen, CN, Architecture Intern

 Assisted with SD for Guimiao Urban Village Renovation.
 Negotiated between Spanish professors and the center.
 Proposed ideas of future development for the center.

Sep 2015 - Dec 2015


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, MArch II

Aug 2017 - Jun 2018

Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, CN, BArch, BArch

Sep 2012 - Jun 2017

TU Wien, Faculty of Architecture (Technische Universität Wien (TU Wien) Institut für Architektur und Entwerfen – Abteilung für Hochbau und Entwerfen), Vienna, AT, Study Abroad Program

Feb 2016 - Jul 2016


The second prize of Outstanding Academic Performance, 2nd Place


The first prize of Outstanding Student Service, 1st Place


The second prize of Outstanding Academic Performance, 2nd Place


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