Committee, Competitions, Chair (2011)
Prof. Jong-Soo Cho is Professor of Architecture at the Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea. He was Chair of Dept. of Architecture and He is P.D. of Architectural Education Program. He has taught high-rise building, cultural studies, and design methodology in many courses at the design school and also involved in many research field at the university.
He is a designer and writer who earned his M.Arch. and PH.D. in Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology with a thesis entitled "Design Methodology for Tall Office Buildings: Design Measurement and Integration with Regional Characters". He is the author of several articles and books including "The Architectural Design Integration(DaeGa, 2007). He has written widely on cultural issues of tall building design and architecture including "Philosophy, Science and Architectural Speculation" and "Aesthetics, Cognition and Skyscraper"(Review of Architecture and Building Science Vol.51No.11 & Vol.52No.11, AIK Press, 2007 & 2008).
He worked for Daewoo Co., Hangil ANC Architects, and Namsan A&C Architects as Design Director and was a design professor at SAKIA with Columbia University. In the practical field, he was head researcher for Hyundai, Lotte, and Samoo. Also he was a design committee for several government offices. He also was Vice-Chair of Architectural Policy Council, Vice-Chair of Architectural Design Committee at the AIK. He is currently Invitational Architect of KIA(Korean Institute of Architects) Convention & Exhibition.
His published books and research papers in the field of tall buildings include:
CHO, J.S. (2011). A Case Study for a Facade Design focused on High-rise Residential Building. Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea, 2011.3. pp99-108
CHO, J.S. (2010). A Case Study for a Facade Design Tectonic focused on High-rise Buildings. Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea, 2010.11. pp127-137
CHO, J.S. (2010). A Study on the Design Elements and Tectonics for High-rise Building Space Planning. Journal of the korean Institute of Interior Design, 2010.2, pp3-15
CHO, J.S. (2008). A comparative Analysis of High-rise Residential Building Forms based on Ecology. Journal of the korean Institute of Interior Design, 2008.2, pp31-41
CHO, J.S. (2007). A Study of Form Composition and Efficiency in High-rise Office Buildings. Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea, 2007. 6 pp33-40
CHO, J.S. (2006). A Study on Planning Measurement and Analysis of Tall Office Buildings. Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea, 2006.10
CHO, J.S. (2005). A Study on Architectural Design Factors for Tall Office Buildings with Regional Climates based on Sustainability’, Architectural Research, 2005
CHO, J.S. (2004). A Comparative Analysis of High-Rise Residential Planning with Changes of the Times in Seoul. Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea, 2004
CHO, J.S. (2004). A Study on Variations of Architectural Plan for High-Rise Housing in Relation to the Changes of the Times in Seoul. Journal of the Architectural Institute of Korea, 2004
CHO, J.S. (2004). Quantitative Study of Architectural Design Factors for Tall Buildings. CTBUH International Conference, Seoul, 2004