Seongtae Park is the founding director of Junglim Foundation established for the purpose of fostering a healthy ecosystem for Korean architecture and aimed at revitalizing the local community through architecture and its social responsibility. In order to be a mediator of Korean culture of architecture, he has been encompassing a wide range of projects utilizing journalism, educational programs, forums, exhibitions, community studies and publications such as quarterly architecture journal Architecture Newspaper, ‘Architecture School’ and community library ‘Roundabout’. He curated New Shelters: Architecture Proposals for Refugees (2016). Co-living Scenarios (2014), Mr. pavilion is Coming to Town (2015), Nextopia (2017). He has worked architecture, art and design journalist such as an editor of Monthly Art and editor-in-chief of In Seoul Magazine and Space Magazine.
Choon Choi is an architect based in Seoul and Associate Professor at the Seoul National University. His practice and research focus on projects that expand the disciplinary boundary of architecture into the fields of visual arts and historical research. He has participated in group exhibitions at the Ilmin Museum (2013), Art Sonje (2014), and the Korean National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (2016). His published architectural projects include Jeomchon Middle School, Kkeummaru, Maeil Innovation Center, La Cucina Namsan, and Sangha Farm.
Junghyun Park is a critic and architectural historian. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Seoul. He won the AURI Humanities Award (2009) and WIDE Architecture Critic Award (2012). He translated some books into Korean including The Portfolio and the Diagram and The Classical Language of Architecture and co-wrote Korean Architecture in the Transitional Period and 4.3 Group (2013), Design Culture of the Age of Middle-class 1989~1997 (2015), and Kim Jungchul and Junglim Architecture 1967~1997 (2017). He participated in Gwangju Design Biennale (2011) and Out of the Ordinary (2015, London) as curator. He is currently the editor-in-chief at Mati Books.
Dahyoung Chung is a curator of architecture at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA). Before Joining the MMCA, she was an editor of Space Magazine. Her research focuses on exploring editorial and curatorial work in architecture and urbanism. She curated Artfolly Cubric (2012), Figurative Journal: Guyon Chung Archive (2013), Itami Jun: Architecture of the Wind (2014), Urban Manifesto 2024 (2014), Experiment of Architopia (2015), Void (2016), Papers and Concrete: Modern Architecture in Korea 1987-1997 (2017).
Heejung Kim is an independent curator based in Seoul. Her research currently explores interdisciplinary intersections between architecture, art, temporality and psychoanalysis. She was a coordinator of Young Architects Program (2015, 2016, 2017) at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea. She co-curated Urban Utopian Living (2013), Curious Kitchen (2014), Urban Manifesto 2024 (2015).
Sungkyu Jung studied architecture and worked on the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art’s Design and Exhibition Department. He is currently studying architectural history, theories and criticism at the University of Seoul’s Graduate School. He participated as a space designer at Voyage of Imagination (2016) and coordinator at Papers and Concrete: Modern Architecture in Korea 1987-1997 (2017) in MMCA.
Sangho Kim received a master's degree in architectural design from Kookmin University with a design theoretical thesis. He was a reporter and editor of Space Magazine and a founding editor of Documentum. He is currently working as an editor for the media department at the Junglim Foundation.
Jane Misun Shim is an editor and researcher based in Seoul, Korea. She studied architectural design at Chung-Ang University, and architectural history at University of Seoul. After working for Space Magazine, she participated in various exhibition and publication projects: Voyage of Imagination (2016); Papers and Concrete: Modern Architecture in Korea 1987–1997 (2017); Jong Soung Kimm's Narrative (2018).
Yongju Kim is now working as an Exhibition Design Director in National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea and before, she worked as an Exhibition Designer at Peabody Essex Museum as well as an adjunct professor in Kaywon University of Art & Design. Through her exhibition design works, she was awarded several times at various International Design Awards (Reddot Design Award 2016, 2013, 2012/ Asia Design Prize 2018/ German Design Award 2018, 2015, 2014/ iF Design Award 2017, 2013 / JAPAN Good Design Award 2014) including a commendation from the minister.
studio fnt is a Seoul based graphic design studio that works on prints, identities, interactive/digital media and more. It collects fragmented and straying thoughts, and then organises and transforms them into relevant forms.