Helen Park

Helen Park

New York, NY, US



Helen Park was born in Seoul and graduated from the Architectural Engineering Department of Yonsei University (Seoul, Korea) and the Graduate School of Architecture and Engineering holding dual masters at Harvard University (Boston, MA. U.S.A.). She began her professional career working for Heerim Architects & Planners, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill, and now Spiel Architects & Associates LLP.. both firms in New York City. Mrs. Park gained experience in a wide range of architectural / engineering and urban projects implemented in various locations. In 2008, Mrs. Park join Spiel Architects & Associates LLP, were she is currently holding position of Senior Director of Engineering & Architecture.



Spiel Architects & Associates LLP., Bronx, NY, US, Senior Director of Architecture & Engineering

Mrs. Park joined Spiel Architects & Associates LLP in Fall 2008. Mrs. Park's educational background has given her a deep grasp on reinforced steel concrete structures and the use of nonlinear modeling of reinforced concrete structures. Ms. Park participates in all phases of design projects. She is responsible for structural analysis and design, construction administration and production of structural drawings. She also has an interest in sustainable design, building information modeling, and parametric modeling. Architectural Infrastructure with urban development.

Nov 2008 - current

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), New York, NY, US, Senior Engineer

Structural analyses and modeling of steel and concrete buildings. Main focus on overall building behaviour and shape optimization for high rise buildings. Coordination with architects and drawings development at all stages of the design. Structural enhancements urban development.

Oct 1994 - Nov 2008

Heerim Architects & Planners, Seoul, Korea, Architect

Construction Detail Drawing, Modelling collaborated on computer model and physical model for both design studies and client presentations. Graphic design for presentation.

Apr 1984 - Feb 1993


Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Masters, Engineering (M.Eng)

•Civil Engineer (8348)
•Design Engineer Project (8461)

Sep 1997 - May 2001

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture (M.Arch)

•M.Arch II (Post-professional)
•M.Arch I (Professional)

Jan 1994 - May 1997

Yonsei University, Seoul, KR, BArch, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

•Architectural & Engineering (level 2)
•Urban Development (343)
•Civil Engineering (938)

Jan 1983 - May 1985


SAA Engineer Award, Award

2012 AIA, SAA, NY award of CNJ Building of Structure Engineer.


Areas of Specialization