Sungil Choi

Sungil Choi

Busan, KR


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Architectural designer/technician with comprehensive experiences in building design, engineering, and construction. A strong passion for architecture, an outstanding sense of design, complex problem-solving skills, and knowledge of sustainable design, including LEED and BIM. An international mindset by working, studying, and traveling in the United States, the Middle East, and many European countries.


Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, Busan, KR, Architectural Technician

Assist project managers in planning and organizing building construction projects. Make construction plan reports, including construction cost, schedule, drawings, and specifications to prepare tenders and to support contract bids.

Supervise and coordinate the work of contractors and other workers; negotiate with them on commercial and technical matters. Conduct field inspections to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications, and regulations; ensure that proper techniques and materials are used.

Interpret and review architects' design drawings, specifications, shop drawings, work procedures, and building codes and standards. Provide technical support to building owners, construction managers, and other building professionals.

Improved project quality and structural soundness of buildings through rigorous planning of construction and high-quality management. Performed all the assigned duties to the fullest from start to finish, including planning construction, estimating costs, scheduling, bidding, construction supervision, and quality control.

Dec 2010 - current

Latona Architects, Kansas City, MO, US, Architectural Designer

Assisted the principal architect in planning and designing buildings. Made hand sketches and physical models to show design concepts and prepared working drawings of floor plans, sections, elevations, and details of buildings. Met with clients and other professionals to ascertain all the requirements of the planned projects. Conducted field surveys to gather data and interpreted urban planning laws and building codes.

Led and directed all the schematic design, design development, and construction document phases with a strong sense of responsibility and satisfied the clients. Experienced in many types of buildings, including churches, schools, single-family and multi-family houses, restaurants, nursing homes, and a car wash.

Jan 2005 - Jan 2006


Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, US, Master of Architecture

Aug 2006 - Dec 2009

University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, US, BA in Urban Planning & Design

Aug 2002 - Dec 2004

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