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Prof. Hyeyoung Choi

Hyeyoung Choi, the director of Landscape and Urban Design Lab, is an assistant professor in the Department of Built Environment at Sungkyunkwan University. She earned Bachelor degree from Seoul National University, Master degree from University of Pennsylvania, and currently the Candidate of PhD from Seoul National University.  Before joining SKKU, she has educated and trained as a landscape architect in Korea and the U.S., registered landscape architect in Pennsylvania State. She has over ten years experience designing and managing landscape projects at a variety of scales. She served as a senior landscape designer at EDAW/AECOM where She has worked various private and public projects, including residential garden design, city parks (ranging from small pocket-parks to large riverfront and central urban parks), and urban and regional scale residential and resort projects. She has worked on projects receiving renowned design awards, including Yeouido Riverfront Park Master Plan and Chungnam Government Complex. At West 8, she utilized her diverse experience on large urban scale projects like the 180-acre Governors Island Park and Public Space and 243ha Yongsan Park, especially she led a team of designers during the International Competition for the Master Plan of Yongsan Park, which West 8 won.


She sees opportunities in every project - large or small, commercial or public, residential or institutional - and brings an innovative design approach to her work. She also brings exceptional design, management skills, and construction expertise to her work and plays a key role in multidisciplinary consultant teams throughout the design process.



Master Student (Spring 2016 ~) | 031-290-7844

ZHAO ZAIYAN joined SKKU Department of Landscape Architecture in 2016. He majored in Landscape Architecture at Nanjing Forestry University. Interested in sustainable design, restoration & ecological design and urban design, he is passionate about environmental metaphysics to interact human psychological activities with landscape design.

WANG JUANYA joined SKKU Department of Landscape Architecture in 2016. She majored in Landscape Architecture at Xi’an University of Technology. She is nterested in garden design, urban space design and ecological wetland. She loves color works and studied painting for about 10 years. Her moto is ‘Interests is best education’.

LI ZHIWEI received the Bachelor degree of Landscape Architecture from SKKU. He is currently interested in park and garden design and roof garden design. He’d like to fight for our beautiful earth.

WANG CHEN holds the Bachelor degree of Urban Planning from the college of Arts and science Yunnan Normal University & WooSuk University, Korea. He is interested in GIS analysis, urban planning and urban green space planning. He is passionate in interaction between function and art.


Master Student (Spring 2016 ~) | 031-290-7855


Master Student (Fall 2016 ~) | 031-290-7844


Master Student (Spring 2017 ~) | 031-290-7855

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