Felicia Jiang ’18

Major

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Project Title

Design Research, Collaboration and Education for Regional Planning and Resilience

Presentation Link

View Felicia's Presentation

I worked on the exhibition, “Four Corridors: Foreseeing the Region of the Future,” an initiative of the Regional Plan Association that brought together architects, designers and planners to visually demonstrate how policy changes, new investments and changing populationgrowth patterns could transform different areas of the New York metropolitan region over the next 25 years. My role was in the design of the exhibition, from the physical construction of walls and laying out images and text, to creating graphics and maps for display. I used 2-D tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, and 3-D tools such as AutoCad and Rhino. As part of the exhibition, I built several models by hand and using the laser cutter. Through the internship, I gained firsthand experience in exhibition design and in working as part of a larger team of architects. I was exposed to the types of projects architects work on and the challenges they may be faced with. I now have a more knowledgeable perspective on the architecture industry, which will help me make important decisions about my future and career path.

* This internship is connected to the PEI Urban Grand Challenges project, “Urban Adaptation to Climate Change.



Internship Year

2017

Project Category

Resilient Cities

Organization(s)

LTL Architects, New York City

Mentor(s)

Paul Lewis and Guy Nordenson, Professors of Architecture