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2020.12. Cloud Forests won the 2020 AIACA Design Awards, Small Project Merit CLICK
American Institute of Architects California

 

 

 

 

2020.11. Hadohilljo Townhouse won DFA Design for Asia Awards 2020, Merit Award CLICK
Hong Kong Design Centre

 

 

 

 

2020.10. 'Cloud Forests' awarded 2020 Architecture MasterPrize, Winner CLICK
in the Landscape Architecture - Installations & structures category

 

 

 

 

2020.10. Two UNITEDLAB Projects Receive 2020 American Architecture Awards, Round Retreat / Cloud Forests CLICK
The European Centre of Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies + The Chicago Athenaeum

 

 

 

 

2020.09. Invited Exhibition 'The City: Contemporary Urban Utopia'
@Perspective Galerie: Sep.17–Nov.14,2020, Paris, France CLICK

 

 

 

 

2020.09. Cloud Forests shortlisted for the Blueprint Awards 2020 in the Best Small Project category CLICK
Winners will be announced in November 2020

 

 

 

 

2020.08. Two UNITEDLAB Projects Receive 2020 International Architecture Awards, Round Retreat / Cloud Forests CLICK
The European Centre of Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies + The Chicago Athenaeum
Exhibition, 'THE CITY AND THE WORLD' @CONTEMPORARY SPACE ATHENS: Sep.11–Oct.11,2020, Athens, Greece

 

 

 

 

2020.08. We have been longlisted in the following two categories of Dezeen Awards 2020
UNITEDLAB in the emerging architect of the year category CLICK
Cloud Forests in the installation design project category CLICK
Winners will be announced in October

 

 

 

 

2020.08. Two UNITEDLAB Projects win the German Design Awards 2021 for the following categories CLICK
Special Mention for Hadohilljo Townhouse in the category Excellent Architecture - Architecture
Winner for Cloud Forests in the category Excellent Architecture - Fair and Exhibition

 

 

 

 

2020.08. Four UNITEDLAB Projects Wins 2020 Architizer A+ Awards CLICK
Three 2020 Architizer A+Awards Popular Choice Winner for the following categories
Hadohilljo Townhouse in the Multi Unit Housing - Low Rise (1-4 Floors) category
Cloud Forests in the Architecture +Community category
Cloud Forests in the Architecture +Learning category
Round Retreat as a Special Mention in the Unbuilt Hospitality category

 

 

 

 

2020.08. Hadohilljo Townhouse shortlisted in the Residential category in the WAN Awards 2020 CLICK
Winners will be announced on 17-19 November 2020

 

 

 

 

2020.08. Two UNITEDLAB Projects selected as a Finalist in THE PLAN Award 2020 for the following categories
Round Retreat for Hospitality category CLICK
Cloud Forests for Special Projects category CLICK
Winners will be announced in mid September, 2020

 

 

 

 

2020.07. Two projects selected as a Finalist in the 2020 Architizer A+Awards for the following categories, Vote!
Hadohilljo Townhouse for the Multi Unit Housing - Low Rise (1-4 Floors) category CLICK
Cloud Forests for the Architecture +Community category CLICK
Cloud Forests for the Architecture +Learning category CLICK

 

 

 

 

2020.07. UL invited to GOOD DESIGN SHOW 2020 at The European Center
Jul.10-Sep.6, 2020 @ Mitropoleos 74, GR 10563, Athens, Greece CLICK

 

 

 

 

2020.06. UL won the 2020 AIA|LA Residential Architecture Award, CITATION CLICK
'A Small House in Hadohilljo Townhouse' under SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL

 

 

 

 

2020.05. Project of the Year 2020 Finalists featured in May 2020 issue, #121 of 'Architecture of Israel' Magazine CLICK

 

 

 

 

2020.05. 'Cloud Forests' selected the Project of the Year 2020 Finalist, Landscape Category CLICK
Architecture of Israel + the European Union

 

 

 

 

2020.04. 'Cloud Forests' honored as a Finalist in the Golden Award of Montreux 2020 CLICK
Golden Award Montreux | Rue de l’Eglise Catholique 10, CP 1526 | 1820 Montreux 1 | Switzerland

 

 

 

 

2020.04. UL awarded the 2020 GREEN GOOD DESIGN Awards, from The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies + The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design / 'Round Retreat'
Upcoming Special Exhibition, Jul.2020 @ 74 Mitropoleos Str. GR-105 63 Athens, Greece CLICK

 

 

 

 

2020.04. 'Hadohilljo Townhouse' nominated for the German Design Awards 2021 CLICK
Winners will be named in Frankfurt in Feb. 2021

 

 

 

 

2020.03. 'Cloud Forests' won the Design Educates Awards 2020 CLICK
Honorable mention in responsive design, Laka Foundation (Poland) + Solarlux GmbH (Germany)

 

 

 

 

2020.03. 'Cloud Forests' awarded in Red Dot Award: Product Design 2020, Red Dot GmbH & Co. KG. | Essen | Germany Exhibitions “Design on Stage” created by Fiskars @Red Dot Design Museum Essen, 23 June 2020-31 May 2021 CLICK

 

 

 

 

2020.02. 'Cloud Forests' won the iF DESIGN AWARD 2020 CLICK
iF International Forum Design GmbH | Bahnhofstrasse 8 | 30159 Hannover | Germany

 

 

 

 

2020.01. the 2019 Best of Year Awards featured in Dec/Jan. 2020 issue of 'Interior Design' Magazine CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.12. 'Cloud Forests' won the 2019 Good Design Awards, The Chicago Athenaeum CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.12. 2019 Best of Year Winners + Honorees Announced! CLICK
Winner, Hadohilljo Townhouse in the Multi-Unit Housing category
Honoree, Round Retreat in the On the Boards: Residential category
Best of Year Awards included an astonishing 2,638 entries and 137 winners

 

 

 

 

2019.12. Two projects won the 2019 AIANYS Design Awards, AWARD OF CITATION, from The AIA New York State CLICK
'Cloud Forests' under PRO BONO PROJECTS category and 'Hadohilljo Townhouse' under RESIDENTIAL | MULTI-FAMILY

 

 

 

 

2019.11. Two UNITEDLAB projects selected the 2019 Best of Year Awards Finalist CLICK
Hadohilljo Townhouse in the Multi-Unit Housing category
Round Retreat in the On the Boards: Residential category

 

 

 

 

2019.11. 'Cloud Forests' received AIA Long Island Archi Award Commendation CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.11. 'Cloud Forests' shortlisted for “2020 Civic Trust Awards Regional Finalist” CLICK
Winners will be announced in Manchester, UK on 6 Mar. 2020

 

 

 

 

2019.11. SDL invited to join in the exhibition "Contemporary Landscape 2019' by CICA Museum
1 Nov.–17 Nov. 2019 @Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, Gimpo, Korea CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.10. Three UNITEDLAB projects won the 2019 AIA Tri-State Architectural Excellence Design Awards CLICK
'Cloud Forests' won Silver Medal, 2019 AIA Tri-State Design Awards
'Hadohilljo' won Honor Award, 2019 AIA Tri-State Design Awards
'Round Retreat' won Honor Award, 2019 AIA Tri-State Design Awards

 

 

 

 

2019.09. 'Round Retreat' awarded 2019 Architecture MasterPrize, Honorable Mention CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.09. 'Hadohilljo' is a Finalist for the Blueprint Awards 2019 in the Best Non-Public Project: Residential Winners will be announced in London on 17 Oct. 2019 CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.09. UL invited to join in the exhibition "Symbiosis' by Seattle Architecture Foundation
12 Sep–23 Nov. 2019 @Center for Architecture and Design, Seattle, WA CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.08. 'Cloud Forests' won The 2019 CODAawards, Institutional Budget Winner CLICK
Featured in the Aug. 2019 issue of 'Interior Design'

 

 

 

 

2019.08. 'Round Retreat' awarded ICONIC AWARDS 2019: Innovative Architecture, Winner CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.07. 'Hadohilljo' is a Finalist for the LEAF Awards 2019 in the Best New Start Up Practice Project CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.07. 'Round Retreat' selected as a Finalist in the 2019 World Architecture Festival CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.06. 'Cloud Forests' shortlisted for The 2019 CODAawards Top 100
With 435 projects from 27 countries submitted this year CLICK

 

 

 

 

2019.04. 'Round Retreat' nominated for the German Design Awards 2020 in the category "Excellent Architecture"
Winners will be named in Frankfurt in Feb. 2020

 

 

 

 

2018.12. UL featured in Vol.486 Dec. 2018 issue of 'DESIGN' Magazine in Korea CLICK

 

 

 

 

2018.08. 'Round Retreat' won the 2018 Architizer A+Awards in the Residential Unbuilt category CLICK
UL featured in 'Architizer: The World's Best Architecture' Phaidon Press

 

 

 

 

2018.07. 'Round Retreat' selected as a Finalist in the 2018 Architizer A+Awards, Vote CLICK

 

 

 

 

2018.06. SDL awarded 2018 AIA National Photography Competition, Judges’ Commendation Awards CLICK

 

 

 

 

2018.02. 'Stuffed Landscape' featured in Vol.358 Feb. 2018 issue of 'laK' Magazine in Korea CLICK

 

 

 

 

2018.01. UL featured in 2017 11/12 issue of 'Architect', Korean Institute of Architects Journal CLICK

 

 

 

 

2018.01. SDL curated and joined on Group Exhibition 'Stuffed Landscape'
Jan.19-Feb.10,2018 @Gallery MUN, Dongdaemun Design Plaza, Seoul, Korea Leaflet
Panel Discussion, Jan.19 Fri.3-5:30PM @Design Lab 3F, Community Lounge CLICK

 

 

 

 

2017.07. 'Round Retreat' awarded Red Dot Award: Design Concept, Honourable Mention, Singapore CLICK

 

 

 

 

2017.06. 'Cloud Forests' featured in 2017 05+06 issue of 'CRAFT+DESIGN' Magazine in Korea CLICK

 

 

 

 

2017.04. UL invited to design a children's play facility, 'Discovery of Play'
22 Apr-8 Oct. 2017 @ Museum SODA, Hwaseong, Korea CLICK

 

 

 

 

 

2016.11. UL featured in the Catalogue of the 8th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture, Barcelona
Entitled 'A Landscape for you' CLICK

 

 

 

 

2016.09. GAA Foundation published the catalogue of 'Time-Space-Existence' exhibition
at Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 CLICK

 

 

 

 

2016.05. UL invited to Time-Space-Existence exhibition at 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale
28 May-27 Nov. 2016 @ La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy CLICK

 

 

 

 

2015.11. SDL featured in Nov. 2015 issue of ‘Space’ Magazine in Korea CLICK

 

 

 

 

2015.10. Lecture @ Kookmin Univ., School of Architecture, Seoul, Korea / 국민대 건축대학 특강

 

 

 

 

 

2015.06. SDL's writing featured in Summer. 2015 issue of 'Architectural Critics Community' Journal CLICK

 

 

 

 

2015.04. SDL joined on Group Exhibition 'RE:BORN' Apr.11-Jul.12,2015
@ Space of Design and Architecture, Hwaseong, Korea CLICK

 

 

 

 

 

2015.04. 'Hadohilljo' featured in Apr. 2015 issue of 'Home & Garden Lifestyle Magazine' in Korea CLICK

 

 

 

 

2015.01. UNITEDLAB Associates LLC, relocated to New York City

 

 

 

 

 

2014.09. Exhibition, Selected Works, Rosa Barba International Landscape Architecture Prize
Regeneration - Yongsan Park / 8th International Biennial of Landscape Architecture, Barcelona
Sep.25-Oct.15,2014 @ Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

 

 

 

 

 

2014.05. 'The Sliced House' shortlisted for The Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2014

 

 

 

 

 

2014.05. Talk 'Marginal Architect' @ Catholic Youth Center, Seoul, Korea / 가톨릭청년회관 토크, '건축 주변인' CLICK

 

 

 

 

 

2013.10. UL awarded AIALA 2013 NEXT LA Awards, Citation Award, from American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles
Lofted Ambitions: Between Utopia / 미국건축사협회, AIALA 2013 NEXT LA Awards, Citation Award 수상

 

 

 

 

2013.09. UL awarded The American Architecture Awards for 2013, from Chicago Athenaeum + Europe / Magok Waterfront
Exhibition is scheduled to travel in Europe, opening @ The European Centre’s Contemporary Space Athens
Opening Date TBD 2014 Athens, Greece CLICK

 

 

 

 

2013.08. Invited Exhibition @14th International Biennial of Architecture Buenos Aires,'THE CITY AND THE WORLD'
@Centro Cultural Recoleta: Sep.21–Oct.13,2013, curated by Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, Buenos Aires, Argentina CLICK

 

 

 

 

2013.08. UL awarded The International Architecture Award for 2013, from The Chicago Athenaeum / Magok Waterfront
European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, Dubln, Ireland CLICK

 

 

 

 

2013.05. UL awarded the 2013 GREEN GOOD DESIGN Awards, from The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies + The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design / 'The Regeneration of Yongsan Park'
Upcoming Special Exhibition, Sep.-Nov.2013 @ 74 Mitropoleos Str. GR-105 63 Athens, Greece CLICK

 

 

 

 

2013.02. UL featured in 5th Landscape Architecture : A Manual of Environmental Planning and Design
By Barry Starke, John Ormsbee Simonds, McGraw-Hill Professional CLICK

 

 

 

 

2013.02. SDL invited to present at The 2013 Atmosphere Symposium focusing on 'Ecology + Design'
Feb.7-9,2013 @ University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada CLICK

 

 

 

 

 

2012.09. SDL selected for '2012 Frogtown Juried Artwalk Project' allied with the LA River
and organized by the Elysian Valley Arts Collective
exhibited 'Porous Housing' Project Sep.22,2012 @POD, Elysian Valley, Los Angeles, CA CLICK, LA Weekly

 

 

 

 

 

2012.09. UL awarded the 2012 AIANYS Design Awards, Citation for Design, from The AIA, New York State
Magok Waterfront / 미국건축사협회, New York State Chapter, Citation for Design 수상
The 2012 AIANYS Design Awards Exhibition, Sep.27-29,2012 @ AIA NYS Convention, Saratoga Springs, NY CLICK

 

 

 

 

2012.06. Publication, 'Magok Waterfront' featured in Summer 2012 issue of 'Oculus' Magazine CLICK

 

 

 

 

2012.06. Group Exhibition 'INSIDE OUT: 7 ARCHITECTURAL THOUGHTS' featured in Vol.257 7/8 2012 issue of
'Architect' and Vol.28 7/8 2012 issue of 'Wide AR' Magazine, Koreatimes

 

 

 

 

2012.06. SDL curated and joined on Group Exhibition 'INSIDE OUT : 7 ARCHITECTURAL THOUGHTS'
Jun.8-Jun.28,2012 @ Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA / 그룹전 기획 및 참여 Catalogue

 

 

 

 

2012.06. 'Regeneration / Yongsan Park' shortlisted for The 2012 American Architecture Awards, Chicago Athenaeum
2012.05. Shortlisted for The 2012 International Architecture Awards, Chicago Athenaeum + Europe

 

 

 

 

 

2012.03. UL awarded the 2012 AIANY Design Awards, Merit Award, from The American Institute of Architects, New York
/ 미국건축사협회, New York Chapter, Merit Award 수상
The 2012 AIANY Design Awards Exhibition, Apr.19-May.31,2012 @ Center for Architecture, New York, NY CLICK

 

 

 

 

2012.01. 'The Regeneration of Yongsan Park' featured in Jan. 2012 issue of 'Landscape Design' Chinese Magazine CLICK

 

 

 

 

2012.01. Magok Waterfront selected World Architecture Awards, Winner / 세계건축상 수상
World Architecture Community, 10th Cycle CLICK

 

 

 

 

2011.12. UL awarded AIA LBSB Design Awards, Merit Award, The American Institute of Architects, Long Beach/South Bay
Magok Waterfront / 미국건축사협회, Long Beach/South Bay Chapter, Merit Award 수상 CLICK

 

 

 

 

 

2011.10. UnitedLAB with Isaac Brown Ecology Studio awarded 2011 ASLA National Professional Awards,
Honor Award, from American Society of Landscape Architects / 미국조경가협회
More than 560 entries were considered and 37 projects selected for recognition CLICK
'The Regeneration / Yongsan Park' featured in Oct. 2011 issue of 'LAM' Magazine CLICK

 

 

 

 

2011.05. Lecture @ Daegu Univ., Dept. of Architectural Engineering, Gyeongsan, Korea / 대구대 건축공학과 특강
2011.06. Lecture @ SEOULTECH., Dept. of Industrial Design, Seoul, Korea / 서울과학기술대 공업디자인학과 특강
2011.06. Lecture @ Kangwon National Univ., Dept. of Design, Chuncheon, Korea / 강원대 디자인학과 특강

 

 

 

 

 

2011.02. Publication, 'The Regeneration / Yongsan Park' featured in Jan/Feb. 2011 issue of 'Form' Magazine CLICK

 

 

 

 

2010.11. SDL has won The 36th Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition, Jurors Citation, from AIA Dallas
/ 미국건축사협회, AIA Dallas, KRob 2010, Jurors Citation 수상
KRob 2010 Exhibition, Mar.04-Apr.01,2011 @ The Dallas Center for Architecture, Dallas, TX CLICK

 

 

 

 

 

2010.10. UL awarded AIALA 2010 NEXT LA Awards, Citation Award, from The American Institute of Architects, Los Angeles
/ 미국건축사협회, AIALA 2010 NEXT LA Awards, Citation Award 수상
The 2010 AIALA Design Awards Exhibit, Sep.10-Oct.28,2010 @ A+D Museum, Los Angeles, CA CLICK

 

 

 

 

2010.08. Seminar @ JINA Architects, Seoul, Korea / ㈜진아건축도시종합건축사사무소 세미나
2010.08. Tutor, 2010 Busan International Architectural Design Workshop, Busan, Korea / 2010 부산국제건축디자인워크샵, 튜터
Lecture @ Kyungsung Univ., School of Architecture, Busan, Korea / 경성대 건축학부 특강 CLICK

 

 

 

 

 

2009.10. UL awarded Honorable Mention for Ideas Competition for Yongsan Park
/ 용산공원 아이디어 공모, 입선 CLICK

 

 

 

 

 

2009.06. UL awarded 3rd Prize for The Competition of Urban Concept for the Busan River City
/ 부산신항 배후 국제산업물류도시 조성 도시개념 현상공모, 가작

 

 

 

 

2008.10. Studio Critic, University of Southern California, Graduate School of Architecture, Richard Corsini Studio