About Me

(Looney) Lei Ye
leiye@gsd.harvard.edu | Cambridge, Massachusetts
                         

EDUCATION
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  • 08/2019-06/2021 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Cross-registeraton
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  • 08/2019-06/2021 Harvard Graduate School of Design
    Master in Design Studies
    Art, Design and the Public Domain
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  • 08/2018-06/2019 University of California  Berkeley
    Master of Architecture
    Studio one
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  • 09/2012-06/2018 South China University of Technology
    Bachelor of Architecture
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  • 07/2016-08/2016 Delft University of Technology
    Summer School Program with Certificate
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  • 09/2012-06/2013 South China University of Technology
    Electronic Commerce
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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  • 06/2020-08/2020 Covariance Labs LLC
    Graphic Designer
    ,  part time
    website design
    product mockup
    web interface design
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  • 10/2019-12/2019 Harvard Kennedy School
    Technology Designer
    ,  part time
    Research and test 3rd-party course design tools
    Write and maintain technical support
    Redesign the visual look
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  • 09/2017-11/2017 Nanjing Design Branch of Pan-China Group        
    Intern
    , full time
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  • 02/2016-03/2017 I_Archer Studio                                
    Intern
    , part time
AWARDS
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  • 12/2018 Honorable Mention
    Tianhua Art& Tech Cup 2018 International Student Design competition
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  • 12/2017 Bronze Award
    Exhibition of Architectural Design in Developing Countries
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  • 12/2017 Bronze Award
    Global Students Design Competition
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  • 09/2017 Honorable Mention
    UIA-HYP Cup 2017 International Student in Architectural Design
HONORS
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  • 07/2020 Summer Research Grant, Harvard Graduate School of Design
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  • 07/2019 Scholarship, California Innovation Program
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  • 06/2018 Fellowship, Anji rammed earth workshop funded by FAW Volkwagen
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  • 06/2013 Second Prize, College Mathematics Competition
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  • 09/2013 Third Prize, Merit Academic Scholarship
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  • 09/2013 Excellent Student, South China University of Technology
SKILLS
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  • Graphic Photoshop | Illustrator | InDesign | AutoCAD
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  • 3d modeling Rhino | Sketch up | Unity
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  • Animation & video Modo | After Effects | Premiere | Mad Mapper
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  • Interactive C# | Grasshopper | Touch deisgner | OpenFRanmeworks | Processing
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  • Visualization Vray | Enscape | Keyshot | Deapthmap
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  • Web front-end Html /CSS | JavaScript | P5.JS
PROJECTS
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  • 12/2016-01/2017 SCUT Anti-poverty Project
    Old House Renovation in Kongmei Village of Chaozhou City
    >>Participating in the schematic design and contributing for final drawings.
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  • 03/2016-03/2017 Student Research Program-SCUT
    >>Research on Chungking Mansions on Urban Scale with Space Syntax
    >>Attending 2016 International Symposium on Space Syntax in China;
    >>Making the presentation “An Adaptive Mechanism of Spatial Structure: Chung King Mansions of Hong Kong”
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  • 08/2015-09/2015 Summer Social Practice Volunteering Project
    Pavilion Design-build in Xian Niangxi Village
    >>Taking part in the pavilion design and helping to build the structure including the bamboo roof part.
PUBLICATIONS
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  • 06/2020 Re:habilitation
    Published on Copenhagen Architectural Festival
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  • 11/2019 Tower of Atmosphere
    Published on Science Fiction And The Future Of California's Ecology: Studio One 2018-2019
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  • 11/2017 Homo Ludens
    Published on Magazine: UED
    Vol. 2, Dec.2017, ISSSN-1672-9080
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  • 11/2017 Dilemma of Hubei: Historic Preservation and Urban Renewal
    Published on Magazine: Engineering Technology
    Vol. 2, Sept.2017, ISSSN-1671-5586
EXHIBITIONS
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  • 05/02/2020 PANDEMIC: AIRPUSH
    Kirkland Gallery
    /*Collaborate with Zhengyu Yang and Wei Wu*/
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  • 04/13/2019 2019 CAL Day
    Project: Blue
    /*Collaborate with Arine and Ioanna*/
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  • 03/01/2019 2019 CED CIRCUS : ARCH DESIGN STUDIO WORKS
    2018 fall Studio-one project : ”MacGuffin”
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  • 03/01/2019 2019 CED CIRCUS : OTHER WORKS
    The independent research : “An Adaptive Mechanism of Spatial Structure: ChungKing Mansions of Hong Kong”
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