Wei-Huan, Chueh is an innovative designer with a passion for creating impactful and creative architecture that enriches lives. She holds an M.S. in Architecture and Urban Design from UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, where she honed her skills in computer programs, interactive design, and data visualization into virtual reality and argumental reality.

As a Designer I at Michael W. Folonis Architects, she engages in all architectural stages and gains hands-on experience in 3D modeling, BIM, digital fabrication, and zoning code compliance. She thrives on tailoring architectural identities to specific project conditions, addressing constraints such as scale, mass, function, sustainability, urban context, zoning, and construction processes. She also leverages gaming practices and virtual reality to present an innovative approach to space exploration. 

Wei-Huan is a dedicated and versatile designer who eagerly looks forward to collaborating with like-minded professionals and contributing to an organization that values culture, technology, history, sustainability, and social relevance. She exploring creativity through various mediums, including graphic design, pottery making, and multimedia creation, has been enjoyable in her free time. These interests have allowed her to expand the design repertoire and approach challenges with a fresh perspective. A dedicated and versatile designer passionate about creating innovative solutions that positively impact communities, she is excited about the opportunity to contribute skills and experience to an organization and collaborate with like-minded professionals.

Commercial Branding
Interior Design
Architecture Design
World-building and narrative
Argumental Reality
Virtual Reality

Professional Skills
2D and 3D Modeling: Revit, ArchiCADRhino, SketchUp, AutoCAD, C4D, Blender, Maya, Grasshopper(C#), Unity
Rendering: Lumion, Enscape, V-ray, Unreal Engine 5, Twinmotion
Representation: Adobe Creative Suite
Word Processing: Microsoft Office Suite
Physical Modeling: Digital Fabrication, CNC milling, Laser Cutting, 3D Printing

Design Coordination, Diagramming, Rapid Prototyping, Algorithmic Design, Rendering, Post Production, Leadership, Graphic Design, Commercial Branding, Problem-Solving, Critical Thinking, Research, Workflow Optimization, Construction Technology, Building Simulation, Environment Control

Mandarin Chinese: Native Speaker
English: Highly Proficient
Japanese: Beginner

United States (424) 467 9045
Taiwan (886) 987 795 645
Professional Experience
Designer I
Michael W. Folonis Architects
Project Development and modeling
Sep. 2023 — Current, Los Angeles, United States.
Contribute to developing the 1801 Wilshire project, studying codes, preparing meeting materials, and utilizing ArchiCAD for feasibility schemes. Create visual presentation materials and intricate physical models using advanced 3D printing techniques. Meet conference deadlines promptly, ensuring the timely delivery of materials.

Co-Founder and Designer
Xiao Pottery Studio
Poterry design and commercial management
Since Dec. 2022, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 
The studio's main purpose is to create a balance between art and design that can be seamlessly integrated into everyday life. The team has a strong passion for understanding the manufacturing process and finding ways to apply this knowledge to create exquisite ceramic pieces that are both functional and visually appealing. Their primary goal is to improve the quality of life and aesthetics of those who use their products. They aim to inspire more people to appreciate and value the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into every piece of ceramic work produced in Taiwan.

Graphic Designer
Majesty Bell International Company, Royal Bell International Company, Glory Bell International Company
Graphic Designer, Branding, Business Designer 
September. 2021 — Current, Taipei, Taiwan. 

Architectural Designer
H.P. Chueh Architects and Planners + 4Creative
Project Manager and Designer
Feb. 2020 — Dec. 2022, Taipei, Taiwan
Served as lead designer for various projects such as the "Gateway to Taipei Eastern" project in collaboration with KPF, New York, and Hong Kong in 2022 and the "Xinzhuang Collective Housing Development". Worked as a senior designer for the Presbyterian Mission Church of Zhongshan in Taipei and won the Taipei MRT Circular Line Competition in 2019 as a junior designer.

Urban Planning Designer
Urban Regeneration Office in Urban Planning Dept. of Keelung City Government
Senior Designer
Oct. 2018 — Mar. 2019, Keelung, Taiwan
Keelung Harbor master plan and development, where collaborated with coworkers, engineers, and financial investigators. Responsible for editing urban strategies and regularly liaised with the chief of government. Worked on national entrance project design and consulting and organized the Keelung City exhibition while editing publications.
Intern Architect
H.P. Chueh Architects and Planners + 4Creative
Jul. 2016 — Aug. 2016, Taipei, Taiwan
Participated in the official competition of the Taipei City government as a junior designer, winning the Nangang Social Housing competition. As the junior designer for the reconstruction project for Chenggong Market in Taipei.

Intern Architect
G.F.A. Architects
Jul. 2014 — Aug. 2014, Taipei, Taiwan
Team member of the design team responsible for the Yilan Collective Housing Development.
University of California, Los Angeles
Master of Architecture and Urban Design (March II)
Aug. 2022 — Jun. 2023, Los Angeles, United States
The average score of 88.3/100 with a GPA of 3.88/4.0 (A+).​​​ 
IDEAS, IDEO studio, a collaboration between AUD's MSAUD program and the global design company IDEO. In the IDEO Research Studio, we build to think, engaging in dialogue with the many non-architecture-based design disciplines at IDEO, tackling design challenges from various points of view. Thesis advisor: Matt Conway, Tucker van Leuwen-Hall, and Cory Seeger (IDEO). In the studio working through design fiction, rapid prototyping, and video game technology, a plurality of future LAs will come to life, focusing on the physical and digital implications of design outcomes at the neighborhood scale. Modules included: Industrial Design, Data Science, Business Design, Interaction Design, Communication Design, Software Design, Environmental Design, Architecture Design, and World Constructing.

Tamkung University
Bachelor of Architecture​​​​​​​
Sep. 2014 — Feb. 2019, New Taipei City, Taiwan
Thesis advisor: Architect and visiting Prof. Hideki Hirahara (Steven Holl Architects). Project <House in Motion>:2nd Place in the International Residential Architecture Conceptual Design Competition. Honorable mention for Thesis Design Exhibition. Project selected by Chia-Lu, Lin (OMA) in Taiwan 20, and as a finalist award and an honorable mention by Sou Fujimoto for the 2018 International Exhibition of Architecture Graduation Design (IEADGD).
University Students Academic Improvements Award, 2019. The average score of 77.3/100 with a GPA of 3.1/4.0 (A). The average score of 84.5/100 in Architecture Design (A+). Scored an average of 81.0 on the transfer exam of Tamkung University (A+)
2019 Architecture Conceptual Design Competition
2nd Prize in the final stage
《House in motion》
The first meeting was in Yokohama, Japan. The final presentation in Taipei City, Taiwan
Competition advisor: Riken Yamamoto

2018 International Exhibition of Architecture Graduation Design (IEAGD)
Finalist Award and honorable mention
《House in motion》
Competition advisor: Fou Fujimoto

2018 Taiwan 20 Selected Project
《House in motion》
Project advisor: Chia-Ju, Lin, OMA

2018 Thesis Design Exhibition in Dept. of Architecture Honorable Mention (2nd Prize)
《House in motion》
Thesis advisor: Visiting Prof. Hideki Hirahara, H2O architects, Steven Hall Architects
Departmental Assistant
Treasurer and event organizer of the Architecture Department
Sep. 2017 - Jun. 2018
Managed exhibition funds and planned the distribution of finances among groups.
Organized exhibition products and communicated with companies.

Junior student lecture organizer 
June. 2016
Held the Lecture Series, "Rem Koolhaas: Current Preoccupations“ 
Dealing with guest dietary requirements and campus guiding.
Held the opening and closing ceremony for the lecture.
International Residential Architecture Conceptual Design Competition
Apr. 2019
Professional work (House in motion)

Tamkung University Architecture 2018 Thesis Design Exhibition BANG BANG
Jun. 2018
Project (House in motion)

International Exhibition of Architectural Graduation Design (IEAGD)
Aug. 2018
Thesis design project (House in motion)

Post-Resort International Construction and Result Presentation
Oct. 2018
Collaborative works: Theme Park in Shirahama
Completed with students in the Architecture Department, Kinda University

Japan Women's University and TKU Housing Workshop Exhibition
Aug. 2015
Completed with students in Interior Design Department
Workshops attended
2018 Kindai University and Tamkang University Workshop 
Osaka, Japan
“Post-Resort in Shirahama” 
Group leader and workshop organizer
Adviser: Tohru Horiguchi, Hideki Hirahara, Trudi Ko

2017 Japan Wonmen's University and Tamkang University Housing Workshop 
Taipei, Taiwan
Aug. 2017
“Community Regeneration Inclusive Housing” 
Group leader and workshop organizer
Advisor: Satoko Shinohara, Trudi Ko, Chi-Wen Liu

2016 Japan Wonmen's University and Tamkang University Housing Workshop 
Tokyo, Japan
Aug. 2016
“Breaking the Phenomenal Wall” 
Group leader and workshop organizer
Advisor: Satoko Shinohara, Kengo Kuma, Trudi Ko, Chi-Wen Liu

2015 Japan Wonmen's University and Tamkang University Housing Workshop 
Taipei, Taiwan
Aug. 2015
Transition: Intermediary Home” 
Group member
Advisor: Satoko Shinohara, Kengo Kuma, Chi-Wen Liu
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