Nahyun Hwang

Nahyun Hwang is Adjunct Assistant Professor in Architecture at Columbia GSAPP. She holds a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University (2001), and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea (1995). Hwang’s current research focuses on topics in alternative renewal paradigms for post-industrial and post-developmental cities. She is a recipient of 2016 New York State Council of Art Independent Projects Grant.

Hwang is a registered architect, and with David Eugin Moon, a partner of N H D M Architecture Urbanism, a NY-based collaborative practice for design and research. The firm’s work has been recognized and presented globally through AIANY Design Honor awards, the I.D. Annual Design Review Design Distinction, the 5th and 6th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, and the 14th Venice Biennale, among others.

Until founding N H D M in 2010, Hwang practiced as a Senior Associate at James Corner Field Operations, and played a critical role in the design and implementation of the firm’s High Line project as the Lead Designer (2004-2006) and Lead Project Designer (2007-2010), heading a multidisciplinary design team of architects, landscape architects, and others. She was also a Project Designer for the architectural elements for the firm’s 2,200 acre public park Fresh Kills, the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus Master Plan, and the proposal for the Taichung Contemporary Music Center in Taiwan. Prior to Field Operations, she practiced at Stan Allen Architects; Herzog & de Meuron; OMA; and the studio of Rafael Moneo, contributing to a wide range of built and speculative projects, including the Walker Art Center expansion in Minneapolis, MN; “La Reserva” housing prototypes in Santiago, Chile; Dee and Charles Wyly Theater, Dallas, TX; and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, CA.


Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
A4853‑5 Summer 2018
Advanced Architecture Tutorial
Islands of Lesvos by Ignacio Gonzalez, Kevin Sani and Shriya Sanil
Madagascar Climatic Migration by Ignacio Gonzalez, Kevin Sani and Shriya Sanil
Formal Informal Port of Mytilini All Are Moving by Ignacio Gonzalez, Kevin Sani and Shriya Sanil
Nahyun Hwang, David Eugin Moon
Full Semester
0 Points
A4104‑4 Spring 2018
Advanced Studio IV
Nahyun Hwang Studio Section Via Lottery - Required for M. Arch 2nd Year
500 Avery South
Full Semester
0 Points
A4853‑5 Summer 2017
Advanced Architecture Tutorial
Arch hwang moon javier moya mengying hu seda oznal su17 03 central park habitation web
Arch hwang moon javier moya mengying hu seda oznal su17 04 collage never ending habitation web
Arch hwang moon samer mohammad su17 01 blank embassy web
Nahyun Hwang, David Eugin Moon
Full Semester
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