UCLA AUD Winter 2023 Events: Minsuk Cho
February 22, 2023, 6:00 PM
Wednesday, February 22, 6:00 pm, Perloff Hall/Decafe
Minsuk Cho founded the Seoul-based firm Mass Studies in 2003 and is committed to the discourse of architecture through socio-cultural and urban research and, primarily, built works recognized globally. Representative works include the Pixel House, Missing Matrix, Bundle Matrix, Shanghai Expo 2010: Korea Pavilion, Daum Space.1, the Jeju Seogwang Tea Field Projects, Daejeon University Dormitory, Space K Seoul Museum, Pace Gallery Seoul, and the recently completed Won Buddhism Wonnam Temple. Current in-progress projects, all selected through competitions, include the new Seoul Cinematheque, the renovation of the Danginri Power Plant into a cultural complex, and the Yeonhui Public Housing Complex. Beyond his architectural practice, Cho is an active lecturer and speaker at symposiums. He has also co-curated the 2011 Gwangju Design Biennale and was the commissioner and co-curator of the Korean Pavilion for the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia, awarded the Gold Lion for Best National Participation.
AUD thanks the UCLA Center for Korean Studies for co-sponsoring this event. Minsuk Cho will be presenting as part of the Center's upcoming conference, "Energy in Asia," on Thursday, February 23.
- Space K Seoul Museum (2020), photo by Kyungsub Shin
- Won Buddhism Wonnam Temple (2022), photo by Kyungsub Shin
- Vinegar Park – Choru (2023), photo by Yong-Kwan Kim