Seoul - About the Author
|Understanding Korea Series No.4|
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She was born in 1958 in Gyoha, Gyeonggi-do just outside of Seoul. She received her BA at the University of Seoul and her MA in Landscape Architecture at Seoul National University Graduate School of Environmental Studies. She earned her Ph.D. at Nara Women’s University Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences in 1990.
She participated in various projects at the Seoul Institute (formerly the Seoul Development Institute) like Basic Urban Planning of Seoul, Urban Park Planning and Land Appropriation. She also taught Urban Landscape, Park Planning, and other subjects at the University of Seoul, Gachon University. She is currently research fellow of the University of Seoul Institute of Urban Science after working as a research professor. She has written various books such as Theories on Urban Planning and Theories on Landscape Planning (co-authored).