Xiaoyu Chen – Architect SAFA
I am a Helsinki-based architect familiar with the different scales from the conceptual regional planning to the detailed urban space design and building design. I’m especially interested in the urban planning and design, and the interaction between the physical and the social structures in the urban context.
Architect at WSP Finland, Helsinki
Working as architect and project manager at various multidisciplinary urban development and planning projects, including visions, detailed plans and competitions.
Thesis worker at City of Porvoo
Planning assistant at WSP Finland, Helsinki
Working as an assistant at various multidisciplinary urban development and planning projects.
Intern at Standardarchitecture, Shanghai
Working as a architect and model builder.
Architect trainee at City Planning Department of Helsinki
Working at Länsisatama Project as a planning assistant.
Master of Science (Architecture), Aalto University, Finland
Major: Urban planning and design
Non-degree exchange (Architecture), Tongji University, Shanghai, China
Graduate from Ressu upper secondary school, Finland
2017 Fuxian Lake Round-lake rail transit system conceptual planning
2015 Tuulikinsilta idea competition
2016 Valossa lighting competition
Annikki Paasikivi -stipend
2011 and 2014
Swedish (limited proficiency)
ArchiCAD, AutoCAD, Google SketchUp, 3DS Max
ArcMap, Esri CityEngine
Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Also interested in
choir singing, playing piano, literature, wall climbing, photography