Bengal Architecture Symposium 01: Now/Next – Byoung Soo Cho

Sat 19 Mar - Sat 19 Mar' 16

Byoung Soo Cho at Bengal Architecture Symposium: NOW/NEXT

Prominent Korean architect Byoung Soo Cho spoke about site planning, positioning and placements of buildings that create spaces in between. It is in these spaces, he claimed, that architecture exists. Byoung Soo Cho is the Principal Architect of Byoung Soo Cho Architects, founded in Seoul, Korea in 1994. The firm started as a design-build office with a focus on simple structures and strong regard for nature. Byoung Soo Cho has taught at Harvard, Columbia, Universitat Kaiserslautern, Yonsei and Montana State University. The firm has received ar+d Emerging Architecture from Architectural Review in 2001, several KIA and AIA Awards, Cri-Arc Award, and the 2010 Swoo Geun Kim Cultural Prize. Byoung Soo Cho was introduced as one of three influential contemporary designers from Dwell Magazine 2005. The firm has been selected as one of eleven Design Vanguard Firms by Architectural Record (Dec 2004). Watch the entire Symposium at 

Originally recorded on 19th March, 2016 at KIB Auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Organised by Bengal Institute for Architecture, Landscapes and Settlements in association with the Bengal Foundation.

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