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YI SUN

YI SUN

Los Angeles, CA, US

 
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About 

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.

Employment 

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, CA, US, 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
 

Education 

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
 

Awards 

The second prize of Outstanding Academic Performance, 2nd Place

2015
 

The first prize of Outstanding Student Service, 1st Place

2014
 

The second prize of Outstanding Academic Performance, 2nd Place

2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

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