Dongyun Kim

Research Assistant

Dongyun Kim was a research assitant at Polyhedral Structures Laboratory. As an architectural and computational designer, Dongyun explores the connection between technological advancement and architectural design because he believe that architectural innovation have been powered by technological advancements. His current interests are focused on generative design methodologies, digital fabrication and robotics. Before joining PSL, Dongyun worked at SOM in Chicago and UIA in Seoul. In addition, he worked as a graduate researcher at Ajou University in South Korea where he patented “3D-printed Detachable Kinetic Building Shading Device with Dual Actuation: Use of shape-memory alloy (SMA) and remote control.” Dongyun received a Master of Science in Design (Advanced Architectural Design) from University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design where he was awarded Korean Government Scholarship Program for Study Overseas. He also holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Hongik University in Seoul.