A Conversation with Meejin Yoon, MAUD '97 and Head of the MIT Department of Architecture
An invitation from Georgetown University, Department of Urban Planning and MIT Architecture Alumni to all Harvard alumni and their guests
J. Meejin Yoon, AIA, FAAR (b. Seoul, Korea) is a Korean-American architect and designer and Head of the Department of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Yoon is a registered architect and founder of MY Studio and Höweler + Yoon Architecture, LLP. Awarded the 2016 ACADIA Teaching Award, the 2013 Irwin Sizer award for Most Significant Improvement (and Innovation) to Education at MIT, the United States Artist Award in Architecture and Design in 2008, the Rome Prize in Design in 2005, and a Fulbright Fellowship in 1998. Yoon’s academic and professional work has been widely recognized for its innovative and interdisciplinary nature. She is the co-author of Expanded Practice: Projects by Höweler + Yoon and MY Studio (Princeton Architectural Press 2009), and Public Works: Unsolicited Small Projects for the Big Dig (MAP Book Publishers 2008). Yoon received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University, and a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design with Distinction from Harvard University in 1997.
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