Curriculum Vitae

Minyoung Song aia | leed ap | certified passive house designer


Master of Architecture 2007, Columbia University New York
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture 2001, University of California, Berkeley
Denmark’s International Study Program Fall 2000, Copenhagen Denmark


Proficient in Autocad, 3D Max, Rhinoceros, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, hand-drafting, model-making, watercolor painting, Passive House Planning Package
Basic knowledge of Grasshopper, Revit, Maya, After Effects, HTML, laser-cutter, mold-making, cold-shop glasswork, welding
Fluent in English and Korean


September, 2008 | Accessit ex aequo | 2016 Madrid Olympics Shooting Range Design Competition with Paul Galindo & Ophelie Herranz
May, 2000 | Eisner Prize in Architecture | UC Berkeley


December, 2008~ present | Guest critic | NYIT, Pratt Institute, Cooper Union, RISD
August, 2009 | Mass Carrier | with Julia Molloy, Taka Sarui, Christine Yogiaman Central Glass International Architectural Competition
March, 2009 | Construction Volunteer | GrowShelter | Designers: Julia Molloy & Taka Sarui (xlxs collaborative), Schuykill Center, PA
June, 2008 | Una Nueva Diana Para Marid | with Ophelie Herranz, Paul Galindo, 2016 Madrid Olympic Candidate City Competition
April, 2008 | iGleam | with Christa Mohn, Tatiana von Preussen, Christine Yogiaman, Urbantine Competition
July~ Sept, 2007 | Gleam 126th Anniversary Banquet Installation | with Christa Mohn, Tatiana von Preussen, Christine Yogiaman, Commission


December 2009 ~ Present
Freelance Designer | Fabrica 718, Brooklyn NY

Tight House : schematic design through construction administration, Passive House Retrofit
Light Loft & Deck Addition : schematic design through design development
Veronica People’s Club : construction documents through construction administration, custom millwork design
Hall & Partners : furniture selection, layout and graphic wall presentation
Passive House Book : content search and preliminary layout

October 2008 ~ August 2009
Freelance Designer | Evans Heintges Architects, Nomos, Lippincott Mercer, Philip Parker Architects, siaplan, iarc

New York Korean Cultural Center : competition entry @ Siaplan, NYC
LIJH Façade Study : re-cladding proposal presentation @ Evans Heintges Architects
Hubert Street Loft : elevator addition feasibility study @ Philip Parker Architects, NYC
La Chapelle Lancy Social Housing : competition entry @ Nomos Architecture, Geneva
Walmart Cosmetics Branding : schematic design presentation @ Lippincott Mercer, NYC

October 2007 ~ October 2008
Intermediate Designer | Skidmore Owings & Merrill, New York NY

Las Vegas Palazzo Condominium : schematic design package production
Jet Airways Lounges : concept design proposal design/production
Four Seasons Bahrain : design development package production
Avant-Garde Condominium : concept design proposal design/production
JP Morgan Chase HQ Plaza : concept design proposal design
DIFFA 2008 SOM Pavilion : concept design proposal through construction administration

May 2006 ~ September 2007 Part-time & Full-time Designer | Philip Parker Architects New York, NY

West Street Apartment : design development through construction administration
West Street Table : concept design through fabrication
Hubert Street Loft : ULURP rezoning application research and report

May 2005 ~ August 2005 Summer Full-time Intern | Perkins Eastman PC New York, NY

312 3rd Ave. Residential Tower : 3D modeling & visualization, curtain wall modularization, DD package production

November 2001 ~ July 2004 Junior Designer | LTC Design Group, San Francisco CA

Guangcai Center, Beijing: curtain wall design proposals through shop drawing reviews, lobby and side atrium design proposals, subway entrance design proposal design and production
Tohigh Mixed Use, Shanghai : sunlight studies, schematic design, design development production
Beijing Center Competition : competition entry package design/production
Dongfeng Mixed Use, Beijing : sunlight studies, schematic design proposals design/production
St. Francis Condominium, SF : sunlight studies, design development, construction documents production

February 2001 ~ October 2001 Junior Associate | Akol Architects, Oakland CA

Highland Hospital Renovations : existing conditions survey, codes research, design, construction documents production