Dr. Kyoung Hee Kim
Kyoung Hee Kim PhD AIA NCARB NOMA is a practicing architect, engineer, and entrepreneur. With over 15 years of industry experience, she is specialized in net zero-carbon, net zero energy buildings and regenerative materials.
Dr. Kim has an impressive research record with over 40 peer-reviewed publications and two patent applications in progress. She is a Professor of Architecture and the Director of the Integrated Design Research Lab at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where EcoClosure was spun out.
Microalgae Building Enclosures: Design and Engineering Principles
Author: Kyoung Hee Kim
Microalgae architecture is increasingly recognized for its biotechnical capabilities in achieving net-zero structures, while simultaneously fostering ecological sustainability and enhancing occupant well-being.
“Microalgae Building Enclosures: Design and Engineering Principles” seeks to offer comprehensive guidelines, encompassing design, engineering, and biotechnical aspects, for the implementation of microalgae building enclosures.
These guidelines are crucial in establishing symbiotic relationships among the built environment, human inhabitants, and surrounding ecosystems.
Dr. Kyoung Hee Kim
Dr. Kim, an esteemed Professor of Architecture and the Director of the Integrated Design Research Lab at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, possesses a remarkable portfolio that merits thorough review. Throughout her career, she has spearheaded pioneering initiatives in sustainable and regenerative building technologies, with a strong focus on achieving net zero building practice.
These groundbreaking endeavors have been generously supported by prestigious entities such as the National Science Foundation, the American Institutes of Architects, and various institutional grants. In addition to her academic accomplishments, Dr. Kim has garnered extensive experience as a facade consultant during her tenure at Front Inc, NYC from 2007 to 2017.
Her expertise has been employed in more than 50 prominent projects worldwide, encompassing diverse sectors such as institutions, cultural establishments, residential developments, commercial ventures, and governmental buildings.
Dr. Kim has made a lasting impact on the global architectural landscape through her consultancy work as a facade consultant at Front Inc.