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Sunghwan Yoon

395 Riverside Dr. APT 1E
New York, NY 10025


  • 4 years of professional experience in development, architectural and urban design on a wide variety of projects in Korea and US
  • More than 2 winning schemes in competition every year in professional competition from international master plan to local housing through the professional years
  • Excellent IT knowledge and experience from PHP, c++, MEl to Auto- CAD, MAX, Rhino, Revit, maya


  • 2010 M.S. Architecture and urban Design in Columbia university, GSAPP, New York
  • 2006 Master of Architecture in Hanyang university, HGSA, Seoul
  • 2003 B.S. in Architectural Engineering in Hanyang university, Seoul
  • 1996 Myung Duk foreign language High School, Seoul


  • May 18. 2010 Honor Award for Excellence in Design at the commencement in Columbia university
  • May 18. 2010 lucille Smyser lowenfish memorial Prizes in Design at the commencement in Columbia university
  • Mar 2010-May 2010 Research Group with Richard Plunz for urban Design lab/open Space institute in Columbia university
  • Nov 2009 Second mention Prize with Song E Han in ‘Celebration of Cities III’ competition by UIA
  • Sep 2009-Dec 2009 Organization committee for ‘After Bigness’ urban symposium


2006-2009  Intermediate Designer in KUNWON Architects, Seoul

  • Dec 2008 Best Designer Award
  • Nov 2008 SONGDO  D-17, D-18 BLOCK: 1,200 units of housing development, under construction
    • Coordinate and design master plan and building scheme with international developer as second chief designer pursing LEED certified high end housing complex for Gale international, inchon
  • Nov 2008 SUWON SK-VIEW COMPETITION: 2,400 units of housing development
    • SD proposal of master plan and building scheme for competition
    • coordiante with media artist
  • Jul 2008 COMPLEX NAVI: 1,000 units of housing development, under construction
    • SD proposal of master plan and building scheme to be commissioned by international developer, and DD after commission for Al Reem island Dev, Abu Dhabi
  • Jun 2008 YUN PUNG MUN: Gate of Korean president office complex, completed in Jul. 2009
    • SD and DD for 859m2 of green office, meeting room, public gallery and check-in facility with symbolic meaning and eco-engineering as a gate office of Korean president office campus
  • Dec 2007 Best Designer Award
  • Dec 2007 ‘HIGH ONE’ Ski Resort: First prize of Turn-key competition, completed in Nov. 2008
    • SD and competition design for ski resort complex with 45 km of ski slope, hotel and casino for Gangwon development corp.
    • Consortium with Daewoo construction and DMP architects.
  • Sep 2007 PANGYO CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT: First Prize of PF competition, under construction
    • Project financing competition for 1,216,000 m2 of mixed use master plan
    • Consortium with lotte construction, lotte Shopping, Kookmin Bank, Jungrim Architects, la Guada Row Architects
  • Dec 2006 Best Designer Award
  • Oct 2006 FIRST TOWN: First Prize of international competition, under construction
    • 7,000 initial housing units and master plan for a city of new alternative administrative capital of Korea for MACCA, Chungnam
  • May 2006 PANGYO HOUSING: First Prize of competition
    • Korean Housing corporation’s high-end public housing competition in Songnam, Gyeong-Gi do

2005 internship in HANUL ARCHITECTS, SEOUL

2004 Internship in PARKER DURRANT INTERNATIONAL, Minneapolis, MN

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