Zhoufan Chen, AIA

Zhoufan Chen, AIA

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Zhoufan Chen recently obatained Master of Architecture degree from M.Arch I program at Department of Architecture and Urban Design of UCLA. His most recent two research projects are: Gigantic Data Center influenced by robotic automation infrastructure and Innovative Texture/Structure of Traditional Building Material yielded by robotic clay printing technique(Directed by Julia Koerner, Research Conducted at UCLA_AUD_IDEAS Campus). Prior to the M.Arch I program, he obtained the Bachelor of Engineering in Urban Planning at Qingdao University of Technology at 2015. During his undergrad, he worked for DAMlab as the senior researcher and coordinator focusing on digital fabrication and practice of architecture and urban planning while he was also participating the organization of digital fabrication workshop of specific topic in architecture field, from 2012 till present. In terms of this, he is still acting as the researcher and coordinator of DAMlab remotely in Los Angeles.

He used to work at Perkins+Will, Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign, Original Design Studio of Tongji Architecture Design Group, SXY Architects and Architecture Nest. Magazine from where he was involved in Digital Practice, Schematic Design and Model Making, Graphic Design, and he participated in various scale projects including practice (new building and reconstruction) and competition (international and domestic) from urban planning and urban design, multi-functional building to single housing. Meanwhile, he is on the way to the professional licensure at U.S.


Perkins and Will, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer II

Apr 2020 - Jun 2021

Perkins and Will, Los Angeles, CA, US, Designer I

Oct 2018 - Apr 2020

Perkins and Will, Los Angeles, CA, US, Architectural Intern

Jun 2017 - Aug 2017

Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Arch Tech Intern

Jun 2016 - Sep 2016

SXY Architects Studio, Qingdao, CN, Assistant Architect

Oct 2012 - Jun 2015

Original Design of Tongji Architecture Design (Group) Co., Ltd. (TJAD), Shanghai, CN, Intern Architect

Mar 2015 - Mar 2015

Architecture Nest Magazine of SOA at QUT, Qingdao, CN, Editor

Sep 2013 - Mar 2014


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M.Arch I

Sep 2015 - Jun 2018

Qingdao university of Technology, Qingdao, CN, Bachelors, Urban Planning

Sep 2010 - Jun 2015


Merit Award_The Phil Freelon Design Competition_Perkins and Will, Award

Team project with Boyu(Max) Hu and Qian Yu


Continued Student Award_UCLA_A.UD, Award


Continued Student Award_UCLA_A.UD, Award


Scientific and Technical Innovation Scholarship_Qingdao University of Technology, Scholarship


Excellent Student Scholarship_Qingdao University of Technology, Scholarship


Final List Award of the TRC International Architecture Competition, Nomination

Team project with Jia Shi, Jianliang Zheng and Lu Wang


Membership Certificate of Collaborative Design Workshop by OTH Regensburg, Other


Excellent Student Scholarship_Qingdao University of Technology, Scholarship


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