JuHwan Cho

Seoul, South Korea


JuHwan Cho is the founder and president of SIAPLAN Architects & Planners, founded in Seoul in 1998. SIAPLAN has various experience and achievements, also has an established reputation for designing high-rise building with specialty in Korea. He has also founded SIAPLAN & Associates in New York as a design studio in 2004, which works as functional media in terms of design developments and improvements.

He graduated with a Master of Architecture in 1980 from Korea University. He is a fellow member of KIA (Korean Institute of Architects), Diplomat of the Korean Organizing Committee for the 2002 FIFA World cup Korea/Japan and Visiting Professor at Korea University. Prior to founding SIAPLAN Architects & Planners, Mr. Cho was Senior Principal of Samoo Architects and Engineers (1978-1998).

Major Prizes & Acknowledgements:
2009 InCheon Architectural Award for InCheon Urban Planning Exhibition…

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Country Representative, South Korea (2009 – 2011)

CTBUH Initiatives


10 October 2011


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Urban Regeneration "The Bridge City"

Masterplan of Sewoon 5th District Development Project considers past and current structure of a city such as king's axis of Jong-Myo and historical view axis...


16 November 2011


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Country Report: South Korea

JuHwan Cho, SIAPLAN; Kwang Ryang Chung, DongYang Structural Engineers

Tall buildings, especially very tall or iconic ones, often tell a story which is bigger than just the need for space or the want for...