Jisoo Kim

Jisoo Kim

New York, NY, US

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I graduated M.S. AUD at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, originally from South Korea with an architecture background at Sungkyunkwan University.

I have 2 years of work experience at Smart Green City Lab as an urban planner and 1 year at A2Z Lab and worked as a program manager at UN-Habitat, Korean National Committee.

I'm looking for a full-time job and can work from June 7, 2022, when my OPT starts.



Korean National Committee for UN-Habitat, Seoul, KR, Project Manager

I did a part-time job as a director of the program called, Sustainable Housing Urban School(SHUS). SHUS is the program done by Korean National Committee for UN-Habitat to educate university students about housing right in South Korea. I was a project manager who made the curriculum and organized the lectures, field trips, and related activities.

Jan 2022 - current

A2Z Lab, Seoul, KR, Designer, Researcher

I worked as a researcher for housing typology in South Korea and did collaborative architecture works like houses, offices, and commercial buildings.

Aug 2020 - May 2021

Smart Green City Lab, Suwon, KR, Researcher

Smart Green City Lab is an urban planning lab that was established as a place of research and education to realize the human tasks of Securing Urban Competitiveness and Sustainable Cities. I worked here for 2 years as a researcher and did multiple urban design projects and research.

Jul 2018 - Aug 2020


Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, KR, BArch, Architecture

Sungkyunkwan University is 5-year accredited program of B.Arch

Jan 2022 - current

Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, MSAUD (M.S. Architecture And Urban Design)

I'll graduate MSAUD program in GSAPP in oncoming May 2022.

May 2021 - current

Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, KR, Masters, Architectural Design

I got Master of Engineering, Architectural design, more specialized program for urban planning and smart city.

Aug 2018 - Jul 2020


International Architectural Competition for the Post-COVID19, 2nd Place

In International Architecture idea competition organized by Seoul Government, we as a 3-member team got the 2nd prize by proposing schools as ad-hoc shelters


Seoul Architecture Festival, 2nd Place


Seoul Housing Young Architects Competition, Honorable Mention


Gyeonggi Architecture Competition, 3rd Place


Gyeonggi Architecture Competition, 3rd Place


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