Xinyu is currently an architecture student at Rice University, Houston, Texas. She is in her fifth year pursuing a Bachelor of Architecture degree as well as a minor in Environmental Studies. She holds a LEED Green Associate Certificate.

Xinyu worked as a curator for the Architecture Society at Rice, and has successfully hold the RSA (Rice School of Architecture) open house and Archi-Arts party. In 2020, she is appointed as a representative for the Shop / Tech Committee at RSA. She is also a photographer for the Rice Thresher, and is responsible for taking photos for various articles and reports.

Xinyu worked for Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Paris / New York from 2019 to 2020, during which she participated in a residential project through early DD phase to late CD phase. She worked at AZL Architects in the summer of 2018, and at ISOZAKI + HuQian Partners in Shanghai in the summer of 2017. She is specialized in Rhinoceros, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite as well as architectural drawing and model making. She sees herself as a capable future worker who enjoys team-working and multitasking, and dreams to use her design to promote interactions between human beings, environment, and architecture.

Portfolio: for PDF portfolio please contact me at xinyu.chen@rice.edu
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