Young Jang, AIA, received his Master of Architecture from University of California, Berkeley after received Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Hongik University in Korea. He worked at Iroje Architects and Planners, Seoul, Korea, and Rafael Vinoly Architects, and Steven Holl Architects, New York.
Sook Hee Chun, AIA, received her Master of Architecture from Princeton University after received BS in Architecture from Ewha Womans University in Korea. She worked at Iroje Architects and Planners, Seoul, Korea, and Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, New York.
After Jointly establishing WISE Architecture in 2008, the two completed several small but meaningful projects focusing on materiality of everydayness in Seoul. They have also participated in many architectural cross over activities such as planning and executing ’Hong Ti Public Art project” in Busan in collaboration with other artists. Recently completed “Dialogue in the Dark” Buchon, Seoul. They won The Seoul City Architectural Prize with “The Museum of War & Women Human Rights” in 2012 and 2011 the 4th Korean Young Architects Awards.