Studio LaM is an independent design research studio of Kangil Ji. LaM: ‘Landscape as Metaphor’ / ‘Language as Medium’ represents area of the studio’s interest and attitude towards design research / design thinking.

For any inquiry, please contact me on mail.studiolam@gmail.com



Harvard University, Graduate School of Design l Cambridge, MA, USA
Master in Architecture II, May 2014

Korea National University of Arts (K­Arts) l Seoul, Korea
B.Arch (with distinction)
RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) Part I (2005), Part II (2010), Feb 2011

Professional Experience

Rafael Viñoly Architects (FAIA) l New York, NY, USA
December 2016 – Present

Terminal 7 Architects l Seoul, Korea
Lead Designer
October 2015 – November 2015

Rafael Viñoly Architects (FAIA) l New York, NY, USA
July 2014 – October 2015

OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) l Rotterdam, Netherlands
September 2013 – December 2013

AECOM l Los Angeles, CA, USA
Design Intern
May 2013 – August 2013

Koetter Kim & Associates (FAIA) l Boston, MA, USA
Design Intern
January 2013

Metropolitan Architecture Research Unit l Seoul, Korea
Project Designer
December 2011 – June 2012

Samoo Architects & Engineers l Seoul, Korea
Design Intern
June 2011 – November 2011

Kiohun Architects & Associates (Hon.FAIA) l Seoul, Korea
December 2009 – February 2010

Awards and Honors

UIA Seoul Congress Int’l Design Competition l Congress Honorable Mention
Collaborative Work
June 2017

Arch Out Loud Int’l Idea Competition l 1st Prize
Collaborative Work
March 2017

Gather Around Hongdae Eoulmadang-ro Cultural Platform Int’l Idea Competition l Best Prize
Collaborative Work
November 2016

Sejongdaero Int’l Architectural Competition, Seoul Metropolitan Government l 1st Prize
Collaborative Work
October 2015

Seoul Urban Design International Competition, International Space Syntax Forum l Best Prize
Collaborative Work
November 2013

Graduate Thesis Project Competition, Architectural Institute of Korea l 2nd Prize
November 2011

Norman Foster Traveling Scholarship, RIBA l Finalist
November 2011

Research travel grant to Netherlands, TU Delft l 1st Prize
October 2010

Int’l Steel Design Competition, Korea Iron & Steel Association l Honorable Mention
September 2009

New Vernacular House Design Competition, Korea Land & Housing Corp l 3rd Prize
March 2009

DO.CO.MO.MO. Design Competition, DO.CO.MO.MO. Korea l Honorable Mention
June 2008

Research travel grant to Germany, K. Adenauer Foundation, 2004

Travel grant to Thailand, NCSoft Foundation, 2003

Research and Exhibition grant, DAUM Foundation, 2003

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