Faculty portfolios

  • Osaka Master Plan International Competition, Osaka, Japan. Model: With Pablo Rozenwasser.
    Osaka Master Plan International Competition, Osaka, Japan. Model: With Pablo Rozenwasser.
  • Via Frontier Mall, Daly City, CA. Site model: Unbuilt.
    Via Frontier Mall, Daly City, CA. Site model: Unbuilt.
  • Via Frontier Mall, Daly City, CA. Detail model: Unbuilt.
    Via Frontier Mall, Daly City, CA. Detail model: Unbuilt.
  • Aomori Housing, International Competition, Aomori, Japan. Model: With Judith Wolin.
    Aomori Housing, International Competition, Aomori, Japan. Model: With Judith Wolin.
  • Book House, Narragansett, RI. Model: With Stuart Steck, Unbuilt.
    Book House, Narragansett, RI. Model: With Stuart Steck, Unbuilt.
  • Sandol Church, Pinebrook, NJ. Model: Unbuilt.
    Sandol Church, Pinebrook, NJ. Model: Unbuilt.

Sung Ho Kim

Professor

Phone: 
314-935-7221
Fax: 
314-935-8520
Campus Box 1079
Biography 

MS Arch, MIT; AA Diploma with RIBA Part I and II, Architectural Association, London; BFA, BArch, Rhode Island School of Design

 

Sung Ho Kim is a professor of architecture at Washington University, where he coordinated the digital media and core curriculum. Previously, he taught at Rhode Island School of Design and was assistant professor of architecture at Northeastern University. He was a visiting professor at Konkuk University in Seoul, Korea, and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. He has worked as a designer for Nasrine Seraji in Paris, France, and Wellington Reiter in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was a principal researcher for Krzysztof Wodiczko's Interrogative Design Group at the Center for Advanced Visual Studies at MIT.

Kim has published, lectured, and exhibited internationally and currently is design director of Axi:Ome LLC of St. Louis, United States, and Jecheon, South Korea, working on various national and international commissioned projects. Three monographs about Axi:Ome—Spatial Practice (Oro Editions) and Specular: Between Practice, Education (Damdi Architecture Publishing Co.) and Axi:Ome (C3 Architectural Publishing)—were published, with a forthcoming book, Invisible (Oro Editions), soon to be published. In addition 3 Stages of Architectural Education (Damdi Architecture Publishing Co.) documenting his and Heather Woofter’s teachings at Washington University in St. Louis and their students' work. Kim received the 2018 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award.

Statement 

Sung Ho's research is in design practice and development of spatial and formal operations emerged with material and physical organizations.