Event

KoreaGSD Lecture: “Progressive Research on Architecture, Urbanism and Design” by Dongwoo Yim and Rafael Luna coordinated by Green Kim

 
When

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
06:00pm - 08:00pm
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Where

Room 124, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Audience

Free and open to the public

Event Description


Dongwoo Yim and Rafael Luna from PRAUD, will be giving a lecture on their research and practice on a contemporary approach to understanding the effects of urbanity and developing architectural process. PRAUD's research investigates into various scales of architecture and urbanism, which includes some of the key topics such as hybridity, urbanity, density, and transformation. Their architectural dialog is a synthetic gesture between contemporary vocabulary in architecture and urban research.

 

Dongwoo Yim

co-founder, principal of PRAUD

Dongwoo received a Master of Architecture in Urban Design at Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University, and bachelor's degree in Seoul National University.

Dongwoo is a faculty member of Rhode Island School of Design since 2011 and teaches PRAUD's architectural discourse "TOPOLOGY & TYPOLOGY." His research interest focuses on integral urbanism and architectural typologies that catalyze urban transformation in various urban scales. Dongwoo is the award winner of Architectural League Prize 2013, and is the author of "Pyongyang, and Pyongyang After," and co-author of "I Want to be METROPOLITAN" and "North Korea Atlas."

 

Rafael Luna

co-founder, principal of PRAUD

Rafael received a Master of Architecture from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has professional experiences in many countries such as Japan, UK, France, and the US.

His background in many countries and cultures influenced on his research that focuses on hybrid architectural typologies in dense urban settings. He is the award winner of Architectural League Prize 2013, and is a faculty member of Rhode Island School of Design where he conducts a studio "Metropolitan Hybrids," and co-author of "I Want to be METROPOLITAN" and "North Korea Atlas."

Anyone requiring accessibility accommodations should contact the events office two weeks in advance at 617 496 2414 or events@gsd.harvard.edu

Contact

ikim1@gsd.harvard.edu



Events: KoreaGSD Lecture: “Progressive Research on Architecture, Urbanism and Design” by Dongwoo Yim and Rafael Luna coordinated by Green Kim

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