Soohyun Chang

Architect City of London / United Kingdom

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Soohyun Chang
Soohyun Chang founded Atelier Chang in 2011 to reinvent architectural design through new program, material, and construction method. Our design aims at larger impact for more people, which require more careful consideration of sustainability and strategy. The current London-based office works on project in different countries mainly focusing on resorts, restaurants, and residential development industry.

She was born in Seoul, in 1980, educated in the USA, and now resides in the UK. She received Bachelor of Science in Architecture Design at MIT and Master of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design. She completed her diploma with high honours under Jacque Herzog & Pierre de Meuron. The thesis is titled “Variable DenCity,” which sought to invent alternative methodology in urban planning via parametric modelling tested for Basel, Switzerland.

From 2007-11, she was an architect in Herzog & de Meuron before she worked at Zaha Hadid Architects in London, Morphoisis in California, HLW in Shanghai, and the Media Lab at MIT. She taught an architecture studio on Organicities at EPFL, Switzerland with Jeffrey Huang and was invited as a critic for MIT, UPenn, and ETH. She received Next Generation Design Leader Award in 2007. Her projects has won 3rd place in Affordable Housing Development competition in 2006, Honourable Mention in UIA Future City competition in 2006, and 2nd place in RIBA’s Forgotten Space. In 2015, our Knot House project won Architizer A+ Award and Iconic Award in Hospitality.
Soohyun Chang
Soohyun Chang
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Soohyun Chang founded Atelier Chang in 2011 to reinvent architectural design through new program, material, and construction method. Our design aims at larger impact for more people, which require more careful consideration of sustainability and strategy. The current London-based office works on project in different countries mainly focusing on resorts, restaurants, and residential development industry. She was born in Seoul, in 1980, educated in the USA, and now resides in the UK. She received Bachelor of Science in Architecture Design at MIT and Master of Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design. She completed her diploma with high honours under Jacque Herzog & Pierre de Meuron. The thesis is titled “Variable DenCity,” which sought to invent alternative methodology in urban planning via parametric modelling tested for Basel, Switzerland. From 2007-11, she was an architect in Herzog & de Meuron before she worked at Zaha Hadid Architects in London, Morphoisis in California, HLW in Shanghai, and the Media Lab at MIT. She taught an architecture studio on Organicities at EPFL, Switzerland with Jeffrey Huang and was invited as a critic for MIT, UPenn, and ETH. She received Next Generation Design Leader Award in 2007. Her projects has won 3rd place in Affordable Housing Development competition in 2006, Honourable Mention in UIA Future City competition in 2006, and 2nd place in RIBA’s Forgotten Space. In 2015, our Knot House project won Architizer A+ Award and Iconic Award in Hospitality.