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PORTFOLIO 18 projects from 2002 to 2015

YONGYEON CHO choyongyeon1983@gmail.com / 1-347-656-4753


CONTENTS CONTECTS DESIGN PROJECTS 1. 2014.12 Luxury Nomad Interior design Studio

AWARD

2. 2015.05 UIHC Tower2 interdisciplinary design Studio

AWARD

3.

2013.08

UI Pappajohn Business Builing Courtyard

OPN architects, INC

4. 2013.08 Calm-wavy house 2013 Concours d’Architecture competition 5.

2013.11

Boundaries of Routine and Non-routine 2013 Young Architects Competitions

6.

2011.01

The renovation plans of Sarang Maeul Immigrant`s Center

Interior architecture design

7.

2010.03

Malgo Hyanggiropghe: Buddhist Cultural Center

Interior architecture design

8.

2009.10

Such as the BARK GROWTH

2009 Gain Interior design competition

AWARD

9. 2009.06 Kyung In Museum Interior architecture design

AWARD

10. 2009.08 Plug in 4D city 2009 Digital design Competition

AWARD

11. 2008.05 Flash - Media - Action Interior architecture design

AWARD

12. 2008.03 Link & flat city 2008 Landscape design competition

AWARD

13.

2004 ~ 2013

RESUME

Drawings

AWARD


DESIGN STUDIO

Interior design / Residential design / Prof. Lee Cagley / CoD ISU

2014. 08 ~ 2014. 12

This project starts with my assumption of future living. In 2060, although our technology is improving evolutionally and our society is moving constantly, our way of life will not be changed a lot. We will still miss our real nature, smell of people, and memories of 2014 Interior Design Studio, 30th annual Architecture in Perspective of ASAI

our spaces. In the past, we just lived in a place almost permanently. Now, we can move if we want, but we constantly rebuild our

‘Masaaki Yamada Juror’s Award of Merit’

living places when we move. In the future, interior space will move around with occupant. In this project, the whole interior space

Renovation plan of Stahl house LUXURY NOMAD

can be moved when the future client wants to move other places with the magnetic wooden blocks. The construction of the original stalh house should be preserved due to the client’s job which is a real estate agent. She will want to keep the value of the house for reselling. Exterior view from the outside. For the preservation, the exterior structure remains. It won’t be affected by the occupant. Here, I fill in the interior, and set up the pavilion. As shown below, I use wood with high technology although the material traditionally considered the technology of the past. While the existed Steel and glass, it seems represent modern technology, it are actually product of the past. I thought paradoxically.


DESIGN STUDIO

Interdisciplinary design Studio / Healthcare / Prof. Jihyun Song, Prof. Cameron Campbell / CoD ISU

2015. 03 ~ 2015. 05

2015 Interdisciplinary design Studio 2015 Healthcare Environment Award in the student category ‘The Winner’

UIHC TOWER 2 Surrounded by various building styles, our site is located in the conjunction. Various buildings of different functions set up a complicated

• Vertical Strategy - Connecting three hospitals by vertical healing gardens

challenge to connect them into a healthcare community while at the same time to open up the view to the campus on the east side.

together with separated circulation system

Located at the traffic intersection, this critical site condition reminds us to consider how to rebind fragmentary healing gardens separated

• Horizontal Strategy - maximize public space by reshaping shared space

by the lanes and merge this group of healthcare buildings into the green space of University of Iowa campus and urban environment.

between 2 patient towers

Based on the requirments of connecting the existing hospital with the parking facility through our tower, we separate different circulation.

• Volume Strategy - Twisting the building to open up the view for both our tower

By lifting up a second pedestrian garden level, we reconnect the our healing garden with the children’s healing garden while ensuring a

and the children’s hospital

convenient driving loop on the ground level.

SITE SITUATION

SEPARATION

COLLECTION

GARDEN

GARDEN2

TWISTING


COMPETITION

Interior Architecture / High education / Team project / OPN architects. inc

2013 Architectural Competition - Concours d’Architecture

CALM - WAVY HOUSE

The aim of this project is to make a calm-wavy guest house as you can see on the title of the project. As you can easily recognize with geographic location, people are able to look at the beautiful beach from the site on the cliff, where isn’t so high. Moreover, when I designed this project that someone stands on the site, he or she can maximize that feel sunshine of beach, the preson can feel changing wind directions of nights and days, and the crash sounds of the wave from the side of the cliff. In addition, I want to make a plan to be remained the most of the existed programs that is some of parking lots, the road as well, in order to secure the space for visitors who visit on Sam Fiszman park. Obviously this project is employed ten standard containers without any structural distortions. Yet, I’ve designed rotating ninety degrees of four containers in order to make gaps of the levels among rooms. It could make circulations of wind, passing through sunlight into the public spaces like living room, dining room, kitchen, home office, and halls. This levels and open space are planed not only visual purpose, but also functional reasons.

2015. 06 ~ 2015. 07


COMPETITION

Architecture / Residence / Single project / Freelance

2013. 08 ~ 2013. 09

Accessable point

2013 Architectural Competition - Concours d’Architecture

Looking toward the Bondi beach

CALM - WAVY HOUSE The aim of this project is to make a calm-wavy guest house as you can see on the title of the project. As you can easily recognize with geographic location, people are able to look at the beautiful beach from the site on the cliff, where isn’t so high. Moreover, when I designed this project that someone stands on the site, he or she can maximize that feel sunshine of beach, the preson can feel changing wind directions of nights and days, and the crash sounds of the wave from the side of the cliff. In addition, I want to make a plan to be remained the most of the existed programs that is some of parking lots, the road as well, in order to secure the space for visitors who visit on Sam Fiszman park. Obviously this project is employed ten standard containers without any structural distortions. Yet, I’ve designed rotating ninety degrees of four containers in order to make gaps of the levels among rooms. It could make circulations of wind, passing through sunlight into the public spaces like living room, dining room, kitchen, home office, and halls. This levels and open space are planed not only visual purpose, but also functional reasons.


COMPETITION

Architecture / Culture space / Singlr project / Freelance

2013. 10 ~ 2013. 11

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2013 Young Architects Competitions

BOUNDARIES OF ROUTINE AND NON-ROUTINE I am pondering that the place need a riot. Recovering a historical place should lots of consideration. A renovation method has been picked up by me which is only remained the out side form of the original buildings like façade, and opening. In addition, the insides are filled with new shape of design by each program in order to overcome the financial difficulties on the town, to prevent possible seismic activities, and also to convey warm feeling to users. I don’t choose one that destroys all of the building and reconstructs new one. Because most of visitors are attracted by the old roman city atmosphere, not because of new fancy architectures. I don’t want betray those tourists who has expects the moods. Indeed, I hope to give a presents with surprising effects. While a visitor is loitering about the town, she/he is faced with unexpected super high-tech stylish inside of building. It could be unforgettable memory. The effects of surprising may be able to lug more tourist attraction, It possibility means better economic condition. Not only tourist attraction, but also the new design considers other seismic activities. Even if the outside-form of building was collapsed by earthquake, the inside-form would not be affected by the activities. Also when you rebuild the building which was damaged, it could pay less money, beside no one harts. Lastly, I hope to deliver to the space user a warm feeling of the interior space covered with soft-round shape of wall. The new concept of design, that I’ve suggested, has gotten inspired with a form of seed and womb. On the condition that the old form of building means a cover for protection the inside, the new shape of inside signify a puritanical living things. Those meaning could match for the agriculture and nanotech research laboratory which are the local government has interested in. Thus, I believe that suggesting a new form of design with the old structure can bring jubilant consequence.

Seismic activity

Demaged building

Reconstruct historical building

Inserting new shape

Standing with seismic activity

Connecting with opening

Nut, covered with shell

Seed, desiring for living

Womb, caring for a new life

Core, a line connect with

Vertical plan to make a waterfall for energy

24hour circulation with water flow

Sustainability with recycleing water


DESIGN STUDIO

Interior architecture / Culture space / Prof.Shim Eun Ju / GSAKU

2010. 08 ~ 2011. 01

The remodeling plan for the immigrant center is part of a design project, ‘A Study on Design Characteristics of PublicRegeneration- Architecture in Architecture for Humanity.’ Currently, resident immigrants in Korea account for 2.2% of the The project started in March 2010 with the Sarang Maeul Immigration Center located in Changdae Market in Incheon in

population, but general attitude toward them is still cold. We should

S.korea. This immigration center is founded with a view to a church-based protection of immigrants and education for multi-

accept their cultural diversity and harmonize with them, In which

cultural families. By applying the methodology suggested by the Architecture for Humanity, a design group that practices

sense, the Sarang Maeul Immigration Center will be able to build

humanity through architecture, the gap between the designer and users could be narrowed through a design centering on

bridges between immigrants and local residents through the grass-root

architectural process and interior as opposed to the modern design prioritizing exterior.

movement of the non-profit organization.

Mansu elementary school

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Changdae Market NamdongGu Office

남동 아파트

The Sarang Maeul Immigration Center is located on the 2nd floor of a commercial building in the Changdae Market. There are 8 buildings in the market that had been a traditional market for residents around Mansu 4 dong before large-scale modern discount stores showed up to diminish its market share. As a response to this trend, Namdong Office 2010 Interior Architecture Design 2010 KonKuk University Architecture Dept. excellent work ‘The first prize’

The renovation plans of

SARANG MAEUL IMMIGRANT`S CENTER

and the Merchants’ Club in the market have sought for measures to activate the market such as installing the rain-proof arcades. As a psychological shelter and living space for immigrants in the market, the center seems to contribute to communication between immigrants and local merchants, who sell products for immigrants.


DESIGN STUDIO

1. Floor area ratio - 30%

Interior architecture / Culture space / Exhibition / Team project / Prof.Kim Jong Jin / GSAKU.

2. Maximum volume

3. Extension of the forest

4. Space program

2010. 05 ~ 2010. 07

This project is a real project that a Buddhist temple Gilsangsa is planning as a “clean and fragrant hall.” in Sungbukgu, Seoul in South Korea. The “clean and fragrant hall” tries to achieve virtue practice into reality - clean and fragrant world, building, nature and, mind. Such design place focused on their virtue practicing into realty.

Equal segments Forest 3Level, 1basement level Extension of land

Water Bamboo

“The world is clean and fragrant” that is expressed by the use of bricks in the architecture. The final design of this project was selected from the designs of each 7 studio personnel, whom designed separately; and split the final interior design was again divided into seven separate designs and I designed the construction plan, courtyard, and 1st floor lobby area by myself.

2010 Interior Architecture Design

MALGO HYANGGIROPGHE buddhist cultural center


DESIGN STUDIO

Interior architecture / Culture space / Library / Prof. Kang Sin Jea / GSAKU.

2009. 09 ~ 2009. 12

2010 Interior Architecture Design 2010 Korea Interior design competition ‘Excellence prize’

such as the BARK

GROWTH

This is an Open Library project in front of Seoul-si Jongmyo Park. It becomes passages space between the road and the park that psychologically connects the senior citizens who are the major users of the park, younger people who use the road, and foreigners who visit the shrine. In order to create sustainable space, one must be act using awareness as the foundation. Awareness is reflection of growing human behavior to an object and tries to limit the growth of program in the space and space users. To achieve the growth, one must accumulate and wait, extract the motive from the bark that contains the concept of patience, and used the meaning of the bark in the form it grew as the design vocabulary. The depth of the bark can be extracted into three stages. Following that, extract the meaning behind the power of the tree growth of the interface and the form was constructed using the method of substituting the direction of the force to transform the space into design elements.

Extand of the role and area

IDEAL WORKING

Environment

GROWING If the various infrasturcture are formed, Slowly the shape is created. Than we needs the endurance.

DESIGN Wait

TIME

Accumulation

The Bounderies are extended by the time and the environment

BARK

Endurance

Trees are protected by bark that Overlapping wrapped


DESIGN STUDIO

Interior architecture / Culture space / Exhibition / Prof.Park Chan-Il / GSAKU.

2009. 03 ~ 2009. 06

2009 Interior Architecture Design, Student Project Review by KOSID ‘Selection’

KYUNG IN MUSEUM reprograming project

This project keeps the Korean traditional style of construction and suggests the new art gallery’s concept of the 21st century which is different from the one of the 20th century. The modern museum has no boundaries between writers and viewers and viewers have been making a museum as a writer. In this sense, it tries to provide the public with the creation, exhibition and appreciation of calligraphy as a creative place not just for simply participating place. Calligraphy has sprit in it. The sprit is a mental relationship that finds inner side of me and feels the human relationship with others between me and society. In order to complete a stoke of calligraphy, you should try a line a thousand, million time. For this space, I try to suggest a space that made of million lines to fit to the theory of form and line for this program.

Step 01

Step 02

Step 03


COMPETITION

Architecture / Landscape / GSAKU.

2009. 08

The problem of communication between human beings and environment is serious. I am suggesting “Plug in 4D city” to solve the problem of human beings between city, atmosphere, and other people who lives in some buildings in a city. The modern city is rising rapidly due to advanced construction technolog and individual personalization. Such situation can be seen not just in South Korea’s capital Seoul, but also in other countries who are rapidly developing in the world. “Plug in 4D city,” to solve the communication problems of the existing cities, would provide as a link with the existing buildings in the city and environment. This is trying to change the image of the cities, which the cities are currently represented by steel and concrete, by encounters with nature and be able to communicate with

PLUG IN

System

CITY

ARCHITECTURE

BUILDLING

CONNET CONNET CONNET

CULTIVATION OF EXTENDED SPACE

Enviromental System

TRANSFER

Detail Gather energy Sun & Rain PLUG IN Building

Solar heat filter

moter

Recycle water filter

CO2

O2

O2

CO2

Digital image wall Plant wall

The architecture will change with the environment

Projected Images & Movie

Growing Plant

others. Through Bio, Digital, and Hybrid respond with the environment thereby plan tentacle-like, transforming the existing building and city into one. This space tries to pursue a non-stable architecture that the existing digital architecture have, but as a design that stepped beyond past the specific construction of architecture, it must be a stable 2009 Digital Design Competition ‘Selection’

PLUG IN 4D CITY extended personal space

architecture; and I tried to express from a win-win perspective that the futuristic architecture to come should not destruct the existing architecture and construct a new creative architecture; and the possibilities of changes of architecture.


DESIGN STUDIO

Interior architecture / Culture space / Exhibition / Prof. Kim Nam Hyo / SSU.

2008 Interior Architecture Design 2008 Student Thesis Project Review by KIID ‘President Award’

FLASH - MEDIA - ACTION

2008. 03 ~ 2008. 05

This project is the combined space for exhibition promotion and cultural. As the cultural space is shared with promotional space for enterprises, the work is interpreted as the subject of media art for various programs. ‘Seoul media jam’ is a festival for creative professionals and media artists. with NAVER flash designer Glyn Thomas and eight artists have been sharing their cultures in a comfortable environment regardless their works and their artistic ideas. Seoul Media Jam, sponsored by ADOBE KOREA, showcased their work at IEREE Café nearby Hong-Ik University for the first and second anniversary and at DaeAan Space Roof nearby Hong-Ik University for the third anniversary.

Water wall

Media bowl

Space in space

DUST

Flexible chair

Information wall

Dizzy , Faint , Turbid , Dim pattern, Color Flexibility, Supple movements, Fiber

for Seoul Media Jam Space forSpace Seoul Media Jam

Dust get scattered and gathered.


COMPETITION

Landscape architecture / Team project / SSU.

5th National Exhibition of Korea Landscape Architecture ‘A fine piece of work’

LINK AND FLAT CITY ‘Link & Flat city’ is the project that shows the new interpretation of the urban landscape and suggests different ideas for separation. Modern city is currently designed to prioritize a vehicle which made for make human being’s life easy over the space for pedestrians. As an example, near Noryangin subway station, Seoul, lots of students from private schools, people to use the fish market, and residents nearby are crossing through the pedestrian overpass without crosswalks or were jaywalking. ‘Link & flat city’ aims to provide pedestrians with crosswalks that look like a park to pass through easily through it and give smooth traffic flow for drivers. The construction is structured 10m over from the ground. The formation consists of 16 locations having Noryangin as a starting point, and combines the shortest lines of each distance. The spatial program has a total of six sections and two roads. The areas consist of markets, self-studying place, resting place, resident participation space, green space, and water space. And the road is divided into one for pedestrians and the other for bikers and provides crosswalks that look like a park.

2008. 08 ~ 2008. 09


DRAWINGS

Digital landscape drawings / Digital figure drawings / Hand drawings

2004 ~ 2015


RESUME EDUCATION

SCHOLARSHIPS

2014.08~ M.F.A. Student, interior Design, Iowa State University

2009.03 ‘KonKuk University school’ scholarships awarded during 4 semester

2011.02 Graduated from KonKuk University in S.Korea ‘Interior Architecture Design’ - M.I.A.

2003.03

2009.02 Graduated from Soongsil University in S.Korea ‘Major in Interior Architecture’ - B.E.

2002.09 ‘Soongsil University school’ scholarships awarded during 1 semester

‘Jeong-su Scholarship’ scholarship awarded during 6 semester

2002.02 Graduated from Hak-ik High school in In-cheon in S.Korea

EXHIBITIONS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES 2008.06 Soong-sil Univ. Architecture Dept. Exhibition 2008 2015.08~

2007.10 Tokyo Designer`s Week 2007

2015.05~2015.08

Intern, OPN architects, Des Moines office, Iowa, United State

2015.01~2015.05

Teaching Assistant, Iowa State University, Collage of Design, Iowa, United State

2009.08~2010.07

Project Assistant, Graduate School of Architecture Konkuk University,

2006.12 Media Exhibition ‘Vestige of Media in space’ 2006

CERTIFICATION

Seoul, South Korea 2009.08

Staff, Onjuo Interior & Architecture, Seoul, South Korea

2013.07 Obtained 80score in the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) 2008.12 Certified Housing Consultant Level 2 ‘The second grade of Housing counseller’

AWARDS

2008.11 National Technical Qualification Certificate ‘Authorized architect’ 2008.02 Graduated from Department of Architecture Exhibition 2008 ‘Exhibition Chairman’

2015.11 2015 Healthcare Environment Award in the student category ‘The Winner’

2005.09 Chinese Level 2 qualifications awarded

2015.03 30th annual Architecture in Perspective of ASAI ‘Masaaki Yamada Juror’s Award of Merit’

2004.05 3rd guest reporter in Soongsil University Public Relations Department

2011.02 2010 KonKuk University Architecture Dept. excellent work ‘The first prize’

2004.03 Soongsil University Faculty of Architecture web team SO@R ‘Master’

2010.07 2010 Korea Interior design competition ‘Excellence prize’ 2009.12 2009 Korea digital design international ONLINE competition ‘Selection’

PROJECTS

2009.12 2009 Student Project Review by KOSID

(Korean Society of Interior Architectures / Designers) ‘Selection’

2013.02 Tutor of teach Autodesk 3D studio MAX

2008.10 2008 Student Thesis Project Review by KIID

2010.10 ‘ The national museum of korea contemporary history enviromental sculpture (Prof. Park chan-il)’

2010.09 ‘A Study on Sustainable Design Characteristics of Public-Regeneration-Architecture of

(Korean Institute of Interior Design) ‘President Award’

2008.06 2008 Bench, Chair Design Competition by Seoul ‘The bronze prize’

2008.07 2008 Soongsil University Architecture Dept. excellent work ‘The first prize’

2009.11 ‘Project Research Assistant (Prof. Kim jong-jin)’

Architecture for Humanity’ papers published in KIID (Korean Institute of Interior Design)

2007.10 5th National Exhibition of Korea Landscape Architecture ‘A fine piece of work’

2009.10 ‘Gate Design in Hyun-dai steel (Prof. Park chan-il)’ 2007.06 Design research in Seoul ‘Design without designers (Prof. Suh Kuee-Sook)’


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