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Kuisang Choi

Kuisang Choi

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

As a UCLA alumni, I have a significant background in Urban Design and Architecture. Through the NOW Institute, led by Thom Mayne, I have engaged and contributed to client based urban planning and design, real world issues, and intensive research project throughout my graduate career to develop new solutions via Architectural Design.

Employment 

NOW INSTITUTE, Los Angeles, CA, Graduate Researcher

Contributed to real client based urban planning projects. Analyzed global and
local problems and strategized various solutions and plans that were achieved
through architecture.

Aug 2018 - Jul 2019
 

Sol Idea Architects, Seoul, Korea, Junior Architect

Drawing schematic designs and detailed drawings of residential and retail buildings
based on internal discussion with clients.

Oct 2017 - Jul 2018
 

Usun Architecture & Engineering INC, Seoul, Korea, Co-Op Intern

Assisted project manager by negotiating deals with the local architecture firm
and construction company stationed in Ghana Republic. Drafted detailed
construction drawings of complex.

Mar 2016 - Oct 2016
 

Udam Architecture, Seoul, Korea, Project Intern

Worked alongside senior architects to institute the PyeongChang Winter Olympics
athletic apartment. Answered government official questions regarding the project.

Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
 

SPACE Architecture LTD, Seoul, Korea, Project Intern

Analyzed and delivered Incheon National airport terminal I data and cross checked
architecture plans to build terminal II in South Korea

Jul 2013 - Oct 2013
 

Republic of Korea Army Corps of Engineers, Daejoen, Korea, Architectural Engineer

Efficiently scheduled timelines and manage construction teams. Revised construction documents for sites that ensured design met all appropriate building code.

May 2011 - Jan 2013
 

SPACE Architecture LTD, Seoul, Korea, Project Intern

Part of BIM team. Rendered 3D Revit models and conceptualized mock-up panels
to publish and showcase at the competition Korea Electric in Gwangju, South Korea.

Jul 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Education 

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, M Arch II

Masters in Urban Design through the NOW INSTITUTE at the UCLA under the direction of Thom Mayne

Aug 2018 - Jul 2019
 

Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Seoul Korea, BArch, Architecture

NAAB Accredited School (5 Year course)

Mar 2010 - Oct 2017