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Design Studio, EDGE Design of Cities

Eui-Sung Yi is a partner at Morphosis Architects and the director of The Now Institute, a research center for urban strategy and sustainability. Through the lenses of cultural politics, his professional work and research scholarship speculate on emerging global and Asian urbanism. Yi has had over 28 years of professional experience that spans designing and building the new Korean Embassy in Tokyo, the tallest detached core skyscraper in the world, to off-grid water and education stations in Haiti. He co-authored 100 Buildings and a 730-page visual almanac entitled Haiti Now. He is a Professor in the Design of Cities postgraduate program at SCI-Arc and formerly taught in UCLA and USC. He received his B.Arch from Cornell University and his M.Arch from Harvard University.