Youjin Joung

Youjin Joung

Brooklyn, NY, US





FORM NY, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Architect

• Reviewed feasibility reports of selected single family homes and determined preliminary scope of work within the on-going efforts of housing rehabilitation/reconstruction in South Brooklyn
• Contributed to the housing rehabilitation/reconstruction data base by summarizing and analyzing property information documents provided from the NYC Department of Buildings
• Assessed home property damages caused by Hurricane Sandy at 24 locations through meticulous structural measurements and photo documentation
• Synthesized and created AutoCAD drawings from multiple design consultation visits that are used to evaluate design proposals and recommendations for the clients
• Demonstrated confident and professional interpersonal abilities with various homeowners and project stakeholders, which greatly facilitated the daily operations of the Build It Back Project

Jun 2015 - Sep 2015

Snow AIDE Architecture + Interior Design, Gyeonggi, KR, Intern Interior Designer

• Assisted with organization of residential and commercial design project documents and estimate sheets, which streamlined the design process and improved clarity in client communication
• Drew up AutoCAD plans, visualized projects for clients, constructed residential scale models and conducted independent site visits

Aug 2012 - Oct 2012


Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

A field at the intersection of architecture, conservation and design of the built environment, Interior Architecture at RISD takes an innovative and progressive approach to addressing design issues intrinsic to the reuse and transformation of existing structures.

Sep 2014 - May 2015

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Interior Architecture Summer Exchange Program

In DIS, Studio focuses on interior architectural design in a Danish context and developing a concept and project design within an existing structure. The studies let me create a design concept shaping interior space and user experience involved in Adaptive reuse and transformation features among the prioritized challenges.

Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

Hanyang University, Seoul, KR, Bachelors, Interior Architectural Design

The study of interior design in Hanyang University was focused on a combination of information technology and emotion to create a space which is efficient, unique and aesthetic with highly advanced technological and emotional design. I had participated in various activities where I could experiment and develop creative interior designs in modern society.

Mar 2012 - Jun 2012


Korea Interior Design Competition, Nomination

• Renovated an abandoned rice mill as commercial green care farm


Hanyang Interior Design Competition, 2nd Place

• Renovated an abandoned rice mill as commercial green care farm


Seismic Structural Design Contest, 2nd Place

• Korean Structural Engineers Association Award
• Final proposal utilized a mega column base in addition to an outrigger envelope system to transfer lateral loads
• Incorporated tune mass damper and structural damper systems to decrease future impact of earthquake forces and alleviate pressure on existing structural frames


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