Leena Cho is a partner of Kutonotuk, a design and research practice co-founded with Matthew Jull. Her work specializes in the intersection of landscape architecture and urban design with focus on hydro-dynamics and arctic urbanism.
Kutonotuk has received numerous recognitions in major design competitions in the U.S., Asia and Europe including Helsinki Central Library Competition, MoMA PS1 Young Architects’ Program, Central Glass Competition, and Europan. Both its design and research works are published, exhibited and presented internationally – most recently for Mark, Conditions, and Topos magazines; at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, NSF-funded arctic cities conference in Washington D.C., and Danish Pavilion at Venice Biennale.
Concurrently with joining the Harvard Graduate School of Design as a Lecturer, Leena is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia since 2012. She has worked in Rotterdam, NL at Maxwan / Rients Dijkstra, and at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates on award-winning landscape infrastructural projects in North America and Europe. Leena received her B.A. from Wellesley College and M.L.A. with distinction from Harvard GSD where she was awarded the Jacob Weidenman Prize.