Sunghee C. Franco

Sunghee C. Franco

New York, NY, US



Born and raised in South Korea, I live in New York now. As a designer I would like to contribute my talent and effort to the world. 

The aim of my architecture is one that inspires people, brings joy through experience, and creates change. 


NAVA Companies, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

<Project Architect>
1. 173 Warren Residence Renovation
- Executed Conceptual, SD, DD, CD & CA for townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, NY
2. 125 Remsen Residence Renovation
- Executed Conceptual & SD phase for townhouse renovation in Brooklyn, NY
3. 3196 Beech Hill Sport Facility
- Worked on feasibility study & conceptual phase for sports facility upstate, NY

<Architectural Designer>
4. 80 East 10th Street
- Worked on SD, DD, CD, CA phase for high-end residence in Manhattan, NY
5. Rinker Residence Renovation
- Assisted in DD set of townhouse renovation, NY

Sep 2015 - current

Incheon National University, Incheon, KR, Researcher

Initial Project Research + Coordination + File management
Government Project : Public Space Design for Unity by using Semiotics

Jan 2011 - Jun 2011

Jong Sun E&C Architects, Incheon, KR, Architectural Designer

Architectural Designer
1. Harley Davidson Korea Headquater
- Worked with project designers on SD, DD, CD
2. Bangbae Medical Tower
- DD & CD phase on medical facility in Seoul, South Korea
3. Yeoksam-dong A Tower
- Assisted in CD set of office tower in Seoul, South Korea
4. Head Office JOIN Co., Branch office of KT&G Corp., Catholic Institue etc.
- Worked with designers on DD & CD

May 2006 - Apr 2008


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2012 - May 2015

Incheon National University, Incheon, KR, BArch, Architectural Engineering

Mar 2001 - Mar 2007


Urban design competition for silver-Cluster in KyungJu, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization