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                                Architect / Principal                                  XUEDONG ZHAO's Resume 




Zhao has a bachelor degree in Architecture from Southeast University Nanjing and doctor degree in Architecture from Lund Institute of technology Sweden together with over 25 years of experience in Architecture. He is a member of the Architectural Institute of British Columbia and is licensed to practice architecture in BC.


Zhao gained experience in New York City with the world famous I.M. Pei and Partners working on high-profile projects. He also conducted research while teaching Architecture Program with Tongji University in Shanghai. In 1991, he was invited by the President of American Institute of Architects (AIA) as a visiting professor in University of Nebraska. Zhao worked in several architectural firms in US and Canada, during which time he has completed many types of projects in various sizes with comprehensive experience in all aspects of architectural practice. He has over 25 years of experience encompassing architectural design, consultant coordination, project management and planning. Strategic skills were developed in project coordination, authority approvals, initial project conceptualization through construction administration. In Zhao's 25 years with the practice, he has amassed a broad spectrum of experience, also including computer programming in CAD. He developed many Autolisp programs making the architectural design and drawing production highly efficient. He published several tips and tricks on CAD magazine. He is currently a member of Richmond Advisory Design Panel. He is also a member of Public Art Commission in City of Richmond.