Yuepeng Li

Yuepeng Li

Los Angeles, CA, US



I am a graduate student at UC Berkeley and got my master degree in Architecture. When I was studying there, I was a research assistant for Prof. Maria Paz Gutierrez. Before that, I got the bachelor degree in Architecture.

I also minor in entrepreneurship management. I have great passion in design and good at collaboration and communication.


University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Research Assistant

Prepared digital models and did scientific experiments for the bio-inspired architectural material research. In charge of the pavilion panels fabrication by using 3D printers, Zund, CNC machine and laser cutters which result in markedly accelerating the development of the research.Draw diagrams and make videos by using PR and AE for documentation.

Oct 2016 - May 2017

PURE Architecture, Shanghai, CN, Shanghai, CN

In charge of 2 architectural design projects in preliminary design phase;
Designed the landscape of an urban design project, which is considered into construction now;
Rendered perspectives using Vray for sketch and Photoshop which were endorsed by the clients;
Researched on the construction methods of traditional Chinese architectures and gave a lecture to 20+ people in the firm which helped them get more knowledge on the background of the design
Made two models by hand, including an urban design model of a traditional village in Sichuan, China

Jul 2015 - Oct 2015

Self Employed- Architectural Design and Drafting Professional Services, Hangzhou, CN, Project Manager

Successfully established a group (7 members) of fellows and workers, designed and managed the construction progress, which was the first student team be allowed to do the renovation work for the university classroom;
Developed the waste reusing strategy which resulted in cutting the budget from $30,000+ to around $4,000;
Completed the construction design drawings by using Autodesk CAD;
Efficiently organized the group to construct in 8 days which was supposed to be 14 days.

Oct 2014 - Apr 2015

Everest Machine Co., Ltd, Xi'an, CN, General Manager Assistant

Developed a new method to deal with the mass data of inventory details which reduced the labor costs on the stock by nearly 20%.
Assisted general manager to schedule works and made appointments.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Zhengjiang Zhongtian Group Co., Ltd, Hangzhou, CN, Intern

Led a crew of a 20+ students team to learn construction skills and conducted practices at four construction sites in Hangzhou, China.

Apr 2014 - Jun 2014


University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, MArch, studio one

Bio-inspired Architecture and Digital Fabrication
Natural architectural Material

Aug 2016 - May 2017

Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, CN, BArch, 5-year Architecture

Sep 2011 - Jun 2016

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