Jun Seong Ahn strongly desires in designing a city, architecture, and a space for people with strong dignity. Jun’s mission as a designer is to confront conflict, inequality, discrimination, and deficiency and create an innovative strategy by finding mutual intervention and revitalizing a community. More than architecture and urban design, Jun seeks to discover a new way of communicating society and culture through innovative technology such as Virtual / Augmented Reality or BIM.
Jun has previously worked in various architectural firms in Korea and United States through various scales from small residence to skyscraper projects. He recently worked for NBBJ New York office under healthcare team designing NYU Langone Medical Center renovation projects. He contributed in dealing with policy, regulation, and architectural elements related to public health that improves quality of life within a built environment to prosper city and human scale towards the future. Moreover, Jun has received an honorable mention award from the Archasm competition, New York | Liberty Museum in December 2016 with a concept of 'Recall the Past. Revive the Present. Relief the Future.'
Jun currently serves as a co-founder of CREAM, an interdisciplinary creative group formed by RISD alumni. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees from the Rhode Island School of Design. He also holds a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University GSAPP.
NBBJ, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern
Part of a team of architects and interior designers assisting 2D drafting, rendering, 3D modeling, parametric modeling, and physical model building. Participating in client user group meetings, team meetings, and studio functions.
Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, MSAUD
Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, BArch, Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture
Military Service Leave of Absence (August 2010 - June 2012)
Liberty Museum New York, Honorable Mention
Recall the Past. Revive the Present. Relief the Future.