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Won Choi

Won Choi

Culver City, CA, US

 
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About 

Architect/Designer, Graduate student at UCLA

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Wonyang Architects & Engineers, Seoul, KR, Designer

• Won numerous competitions, including KOICA World Education Center, new construction of Nonghyup office and Dongtan sports park
• Performed construction stage drawing for KOICA World Education Center competition and won the 1st place
• Performed construction stage drawing of Hill State apartment complex designed for more than 1,500 families
• Designed public facilities in the Dongtan residential area from the conceptual drawing to the construction drawing
• Performed 3D modeling and developed ideas and concept proposals

Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
 

SAMOO Architecture PC, Seoul, KR, Intership

• Developed architectural drawings and prepared a presentation for the Dae-Gu Bank competition.

Jul 2016 - Aug 2016
 

YI Architecture, Seoul, KR, Internship

• Designed furniture and created 3D modeling of interior design for ‘Allo-Lough’ China store.

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
 

Chang-jo Architects, Seoul, KR, Internship

• Created miniature models and 3D designs for proposal projects, including ‘Chang-jo’ new company building

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
 

Republic of Korea Army 50th Infantry Division, Daegu, KR, Sergeant

• As a military engineer, assisted with the assembly of modular steel bridge and supplied ammunition and equipment

Mar 2010 - Dec 2011
 

Education 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Architecture

Technology Studio at IDEAS

Aug 2019 - Jun 2020
 

Hanyang University, Seoul, KR, BArch, Architecture

Mar 2014 - Dec 2016
 

Awards 

New Construction of Nonghyup Office in Jangseungpo Area Competition, 1st Place

1st Prize, New Construction of Nonghyup Office in Jangseungpo Area Competition

2020
 

KOICA World Education Center Integrated Life Education Center, 1st Place

1st Prize, KOICA World Education Center Integrated Life Education Center

2017
 

Korean Rural Architecture Competition, Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention 11th, Korean Rural Architecture Competition

2016
 

LOTTE Design Story Competition, Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention 2nd, LOTTE Design Story Competition

2015
 

Areas of Specialization 

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