Nahyun Hwang is a registered architect and a partner of of N H D M Architecture Urbanism, a NY-based collaborative practice for design and research. The work of N H D M has been recognized through numerous publications and awards including the 2018 AIANY New Practices New York award, the 2012, 2014, and 2018 AIANY Design Honor Awards, the I.D. Annual Design Review Design Distinction, and has been exhibited and presented at global venues including the 5th and 6th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, and the 14th International Architecture Exhibition at 2014 Venice Biennale, the Storefront for Art and Architecture, the Center for Architecture New York, among others.
Until founding N H D M, Hwang practiced as a senior associate at James Corner Field Operations and as the lead project designer for the High Line, and previously at Stan Allen Architects; Herzog & de Meuron; and OMA. Hwang holds a master’s degree in architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, and is a recipient of Muschenheim fellowship and the New York State Council of Art Grant. She is Adjunct Assistant Professor in Architecture at the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.
She holds a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
Hwang’s current research focuses on topics in alternative renewal paradigms for post-industrial and post-developmental cities. She is a recipient of 2016 New York State Council of Art Independent Projects Grant.
Nahyun Hwang is Adjunct Assistant Professor in Architecture at Columbia GSAPP.