Hyojin Kwon

Lecturer in Architecture

Hyojin Kwon is a Lecturer in Architecture and a Research Associate at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Kwon served as the 2018-2019 Irving Innovation Fellow in Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, giving lectures and workshops on digital and physical representation techniques while conducting research on digital representation and fabrication with robotics technologies.

Kwon has completed installation projects for the Museum of Brisbane and Brisbane City Council in Australia, Tokyo Designers Week in Japan, and the Hanyang Artainer Museum in Korea. Her design work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions in Cambridge, New York, Seoul, Brisbane, and Sidney. Kwon served as the Founder and Lead Expert of the Digital Design Research Group at Populous in Brisbane, where she taught a series of seminars and led multiple design projects. She has also worked as a designer for numerous offices in the United States, including OMA, SOM, MILLIØNS, and Certain Measures.

Kwon received a Master of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design, where she was awarded the  James Templeton Kelley Prize for her thesis titled Death, Divorce, Down-sizing, Dislocation, and (Now) Display: A Self-Storage Center for a More Exhibitionist Future. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Hanyang University in Seoul, where she graduated with distinction and was awarded the University Thesis Design Prize.