Ben Hu

Davis, California

A landscape designer and 3D architectural visualizer. Currently works at MD Fotheringham, Landscape Architects, Inc. Focuses on combining my passions for landscape architecture and city planning to help people envision a sustainable and beautiful future.

Design Thinking allows me to communicate a vision that intertwine reality and the conceptual realm of Design, while focusing my attention on the intersection between social, economical, technological, and environmental issues creates a multidisciplinary lens for creating innovative solutions.

Email: Benhu.co@gmail.com

Portfolio: issuu.com/benhu9

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WORK EXPERIENCE

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MD Fotheringham, Landscape Architects, Inc.
Project Designer, 2015

UC Davis Solar Decathlon

Landscape Team Lead, 2014

Develops modular planter beds that reuses grey-water system.

Consults team in selecting drought-tolerant plant palette.

Generates construction documents through Revit and AutoCAD.

Leads the website development team and produces rapid-prototyping

Drafts presentation materials, maps, flowcharts, building renderings

City of Davis

City Planning Intern, 2014

Incorporates green streets for storm-water management.

Consults city planner in building concepts that adapt to City’s codes

Assists with department's planning functions, through policy study.

Creates oral and written presentations for project proposals.

UC Davis Utilities

Utilities Assistant, 2014

Analyzed blueprints, data and manuals to determine dimensions.

Investigated utility valves issues and drafted responses to urgent requests.

Eliminated outdated records by sending the records to be scanned.

Data entry and verification of existing databases of utility pipelines.

Field work analysis of building exterior lighting and utility valves.

UC Davis Department of Human Ecology
Class Student Office Assistant, 2013

  • Work
    • City of Davis
  • Education
    • Leland High
    • UC Davis