UVa Lecture Series – J Meejin Yoon, Principal of Howeler + Yoon
Date(s) - 11/12/2018
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Campbell Hall 153
J. Meejin Yoon is an architect, designer, and educator. She was recently named the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean of Cornell University’s College of Architecture, Art and Planning and will begin this appointment in spring 2019. She is currently Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture at MIT where she began teaching in 2001. Yoon is the co-founding principal of Höweler + Yoon Architecture, a multidisciplinary architecture and design studio that has garnered international recognition for a wide range of built work. Her design work and research investigate the intersections between architecture, technology, and public space. Yoon received the New Generation Design Leadership Award by Architectural Record (2015), the US Artist Award in Architecture and Design (2008), and the Rome Prize in Design (2005). She is the co-author of Public Works: Unsolicited Small Projects for the Big Dig, Expanded Practice, and Absence. Yoon received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University with the AIA Henry Adams Medal in 1995, a Master of Architecture in Urban Design with Distinction from Harvard University in 1997, and a Fulbright Fellowship to Korea in 1998.