Hailing from Jeju Island (South Korea), Toronto,and New York,
Yewona is a multidisciplinary designer who is trained
in philosophy and architecture.
She has worked under architect William Green for
Jean Nouvel’s 100 Eleventh Avenue penthouse interior project,
Nader Tehrani and Katherine Faulkner (NADAAA) for
the award-winning Bamiyan Cultural Centre competition hosted by UNESCO, and Moshe Safdie for Chongqing Chaotianmen mixed-use complex project.
Under Nader Tehrani, she has also led and managed Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie Exhibit (2015)
at the National Academy Museum, New York
and at the BSA Space, Boston.
She was also a published architectural journalist in New York
and worked as a publicist for schneider+schumacher
in Frankfurt, Germany.
2017 Harvard Graduate School of Design(Cambridge, MA)
Candidate for Master in Architecture I
New York University (New York, NY)
B.A. with Honors (cum laude) in Philosophy