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Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 7:00am


A tour of the High Line guided by Senior Associate at James Corner Field Operations, Nahyun Hwang.

High Line Members: $5
Non-Members: $10

Nahyun Hwang is an architectural and urban designer at James Corner Field Operations. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, and a Master’s degree in Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. Currently she is a senior associate at James Corner Field Operations, and the Lead Project Designer / Design Project Manager for the High Line. Prior to joining James Corner Field Operations, she practiced as an architectural and urban designer at Stan Allen Architects; Herzog & de Meuron; OMA/Rem Koolhaas; and at the studio of Rafael Moneo.

Her experiences include a wide range of architectural and urban design projects of great complexity and high acclaims such as the Walker Art Center expansion in Minneapolis, Minnesota with Herzog & de Meuron; “La Reserva” housing prototypes in Chile, Santiago with Stan Allen; the Dallas Arts District Master Plan and Dallas Performing Arts District and Dee and Charles Wyly Theater, Dallas, Texas with OMA/Rem Koolhaas; and the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles, with Rafael Moneo. Her work and research has also been featured in Harvard University’s publication Bugs, Fish, Floors & Ceilings: Luminous Bodies and the Contemporary Problem of Material Presence (2000) among others.

Her other works in James Corner Field Operations as project designer includes Fresh Kills Park; the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus Master Plan; and a proposal for the Taichung Contemporary Music Center in Taiwan.

Event will take place rain or shine.