Yong Ha Kim

Yong Ha Kim

Los Angeles, CA, US



Design Research, Architectural Design, Computation,


TOM WISCOMBE ARCHITECTURE, INC, Los Angeles, California, Internship

ㆍ Participated in the CUHU international competition in collaboration with Morphosis.
ㆍ Took part in several projects including Venice biennale, SCI-Arc Graduation Pavilion, and Moca Pavilion.

May 2012 - Aug 2012

HAEAHN ARCHITECTURE, INC., Seoul, Korea, Designer

ㆍ Worked in the design lab which is the main design department at Haeahn Architecture Inc.
ㆍ Competition : Participated in the various competitions.
( master plan, MXD, house, laboratory, museum, office, high rise building, opera house, and etc.)
ㆍ SD & DD : performed the schematic design and the design development of several projects.
including Completed projects ( Sangnok City Hall, Ansan, Korea / Floating Island Opera House, Seoul, Korea / The Gate Hills, Seongbuk-dong, Seoul, Korea )
ㆍ Managed planning and design projects for various competitions.
ㆍ Specialized in fabrication and computation.

Jun 2006 - Mar 2010

KUNWON Architects & Planners, Seoul, Korea, Assistant Manager

ㆍ Worked in the design cluster which is the main design department at Kunwon Architects.
ㆍ Mainly participated in urban projects and master plans.
ㆍ Performed research, proposals, budgeting, administration, analysis, design, deliverables, and presentations.

Jan 2004 - Jun 2006


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture ( MArchⅡ )

Throughout MArch2 program, I studied and experimented specific ways of translating a complex design form into an actual building by using computation and fabrication. Most of all, I have an outstanding computational capacity for Maya design, including Rhino, AutoCAD, Revit and 3D Max.

Sep 2011 - Sep 2013

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Master of Design Research in City Design, Planning and Policy ( MDesR )

Academically, during post-professional graduate program, I was able to develop stronger and solid foundation by studying of the history of the city, urban and regional development methods, city planning and city management tools.

Sep 2010 - Aug 2011

University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea, BArch, Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Jan 2000 - Feb 2004


' Merit Graduation Best Thesis Award ', MArchⅡ, SCI-Arc, Award


' Graduation with Distinction Award ', MDesR, SCI-Arc, Award


Areas of Specialization