Jongmin Kim

Jongmin Kim

New York, NY, US

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Jongmin Kim 77 Maine ave,  Staten Island  NY  10314
Registered Architect in NY/ NJ, Certified Passive House Consultant,  LEED AP


EDUCATION The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science
Bachelor of Architecture, 1996


EME Consulting Group, New York, NY  

 Senior Project Manager      2019 ~ 

  • Manages the team of architects with fast turn around NYCSCA and institutional projects in budget and time frame.  He also issues and submits the proposal for all architectural projects 
  • Trains and educates young architects and engineers with building design, construction management and work ethic/principle.
  • BECx for NYCSA and NYSEB

Project list:  NYC public school K-12 capital improvement & ADA compliant retrofit, NYU Langone hospital renovation.

 Dow Chemical High Performance Building Solution, New York, NY

Architectural Adviser/ Senior Façade Specialist / Sustainability Leader           2014 ~ 2019

·         Advised global leaders in commercial and marketing with architectural trends and construction knowledge for creating market strategies with building products.  Secured $1B building envelop market share by contributing to ideas and strategy for product developers and marketers on new building products.

·         Led and managed a team of building scientist for developing an innovative building technology with architect and engineers.  Created synergy between building design and manufacturer by business development.

·         Oversaw number of curtainwall construction detail designs QC/QA and job site inspection with a team for supporting GC with work progress.

PERKINS EASTMAN, New York NY                          

Building Envelope & Façade design adviser / Sr. Architectural detail adviser                 2010 ~ 2014

Advised project managers in the firm with advanced building tech in their projects with building envelop & façade design development. 

  • Contributed the knowledge and standard in detail design to various project teams for energy efficient building enclosure and curtain wall designs from the inception of the project to construction sign off.
  • Trained PM with CA and job management 

Project list:  BLDL 20, Brooklyn Navy Yard – Historic preservation on masonry building façade.  Multifamily building Capital Improvement – Fast track renovation of apartment and retail space renovations.

Project Manager/Construction Admin.       2007 ~ 2011              

Developed / produced the DD and CD set with designer.  Assumed leadership on coordination with consultants and manufacturer for steady production.  Proposed the architectural/ construction remedies to the Owner for errors and mismanagement by contractors during the construction.  Reviewed and negotiated the additional service fee and scope per change orders.  Reviewed the financial report and evaluated the construction schedule by weekly walk through.

  • Delivered construction administration (CA) services for fast-track project by managing team, coordinating multi-faceted tasks with interior designer, façade consultant, MEP, and structure engineers marketing representatives and owner. 
  • Proposed construction resolution for changes by conducting bi-weekly coordination meeting with consultants and GC.  Reviewed and approved FF&E, financial tracking and punch listing.

Project list:  15 Union Square West, NY – Luxury condo. w/ retails

  Marrakech Club House, Marrakech, Morocco – international resort w/ golf club

  30W Lincoln Center, NY – Condo conversion       

SKIDMORE OWINGS & MERRILL, New York NY                               

 Project Architect                

Coordinated building elements with internal and external team in BIM system; structure, MEP and vertical transportation for super high-rise tower. Trained and supervised young architects in designing high-rise building with life safety compliant floor layout and mechanical system.

Project list:  Lotte tower, Seoul, S. Korea - 2nd tallest building in Asia, multi tenants super tower.   W hotel, Denver, UT – ground up, hotel and condo mixed use.


 Project Architect/Construction Admin.      

Reviewed and coordinated the specification and shop drawings of all building elements throughout the construction.  Proposed alternate construction means/methods to save the time /cost.  Coordinated historic preservation leaders and consultant for development of CD and project documents. Directed the structure consultant and vendors for collaboration.

Project list:  United Jewish Appeal HQ, New York, NY  - high-rise office tower façade replacement and renovation.

                  Atlantic Terminal office tower, Brooklyn, NY - ground up 14 story commercial office on top of existing building. 

  9 Metro Tech South, Brooklyn, NY – ground up 19 story office building (Blue Cross Blue Shield). 

  100 Center Street, New York, NY  - New York County Supreme Court building.  Façade / roof restoration.

GWATHMEY SIEGEL ASSOCIATES                      


Oversaw CD production and Construction Administration for large-scale hospital and library projects.  Facilitated bidding process, field inspection, shop drawing& change order review and meeting coordination.

        Project list: Akron-Summit County Public Library, OH - renovation/expansion of library (134K sf new /100K sf renov). 

                Saint Vincent Comprehensive Cancer Center, New York, N.Y. - Hospital fit out in commercial office tower

EDUCATION         The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Art and Science

Bachelor of Architecture


New York University Continue Education

 None Degree, Real Estate Development


 Registered Architect in State of NY & NJ,                       

LEED AP,             

Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC)   


Architect Institute of America (AIA),

Construction Specification Institute (CSI),                      

Passive House Institute US (PHIUS)


Aerogel Blanket insulation application in exterior wall for Passive House

PHIUS Conference 2016,

Crystal Clear silicone structural sealant: innovative solution for future high-rise tower

CTBUH World Congress 2017


Project management, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Microsoft office, Bilingual (Korean).


Sustainability building design, winter activity (ski, ice fishing), weekend home renovation.



Dow Corning Corp, New York, NY, US, Facade design Specialist

In house architect for collaborating with manufacturer's marketers and scientists for multi facet functions; sustainability design advocacy, product development influencer with design/ construction market understanding, product application developer/ tech. specialist for project assistance, and liaison for research collaboration with architect/ engineer.

Aug 2014 - current

OLBN Architecture and Planning LLC, New York, NY, US, Proj. Manager/ Studio leader

-Bid/ sought new projects, manage team, oversee & coordinate project's progress, lead a professional office culture, propose project budget & schedule, etc..

May 2012 - Jul 2014

Perkins Eastman, New York, NY, US, Proj. manager

-manage team, oversee & coordinate project's progress, propose project budget & schedule, etc..

Jan 2007 - Apr 2012


The Cooper Union, BArch, architeture

Sep 1990 - Jun 1996

Areas of Specialization