Kwang Ryang Chung

Dongyang, President | Seoul, South Korea

About

Kwang Ryang Chung has experience in the structural design and analysis of many major commercial and residential projects, both in his native Korea as well as abroad. He earned his PhD in Architecture from Korea University, one of Korea’s oldest institutions of higher education. Based in Seoul, Dr. Chung has been the President of DONGYANG Structural Engineers Co., Ltd. since 1995. Prior to coming to DONGYANG, he worked as a Project Engineer at Hyundai E&C (Structural) and as an Engineer at Shin Jong Soon Structural Institute.

Under his leadership, DONGYANG has grown to be one of the leading structural engineering firms in Korea. His particular expertise is in the design and analysis of tall buildings, the development of techniques for optimizing the size and weight of structural steel and reinforced concrete, and the use of long spans and spatial structures. Some representative projects include…

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Kwang Ryang Chung

CTBUH Roles

Country Representative, South Korea (2011 – Present)

CTBUH Fellow (2019)

Regional Representative, South Korea, Regional Representative (2011 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (China 2016)

Student Competition Second-Round Jury (2011)

Videos

10 October 2011

Rethinking of the Structural System Considering Shape and Usage of Tall Building

The structural system of tall building is designed to cope with the vertical and lateral loads. Fazlur Khan classified structural systems for tall buildings relating...

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Research

01 September 2017

Application of Post-Tension Technology on Tall Buildings

Kwangryang Chung, Jungwoo Park & Younghye Kim, Dong Yang Structural Engineers Co., Ltd; Dohun Kim, POSCO E&C

It’s been a decade since post-tension system began to be applied in earnest to buildings in Korea. In the meantime, posttension system has been used...

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Research

17 October 2016

Structural Design Considerations and Challenges for Busan’s Haeundae Resort Complex

Kwang Ryang Chung, Dong Yang Structural Engineers

In the early twentieth century, many countries were obsessed with high-rise buildings taller than 100 stories, and Korea was swept up in the challenge to...

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20 October 2018

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.

20 October 2018

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.

15 June 2018

2018 China-Korea-Japan Tall Building Forum

The 2018 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum was held on June 15th, 2018 at the Busan Haeundae Grand Hotel in Korea.

16 October 2016

2016 CTBUH Leaders Meeting Report

The Annual Leaders Meeting was held this year in conjunction with the 2016 Conference in China, bringing together the Council’s leaders from around the world.

8 July 2016

2016 China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum

The third China-Japan-Korea Tall Building Forum was held at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, on the topic of "Innovative Motion Engineering in Tall Buildings."

16 October 2015

2015 Korea-China-Japan Tall Building Forum

The Korea-China-Japan Tall Building Forum program will include a tour of the Lotte World Tower and discussions on “Tall Buildings: From Design to Construction and Maintenance."

10 October 2011

Rethinking of the Structural System Considering Shape and Usage of Tall Building

The structural system of tall building is designed to cope with the vertical and lateral loads. Fazlur Khan classified structural systems for tall buildings relating...

01 September 2017

Application of Post-Tension Technology on Tall Buildings

Kwangryang Chung, Jungwoo Park & Younghye Kim, Dong Yang Structural Engineers Co., Ltd; Dohun Kim, POSCO E&C

It’s been a decade since post-tension system began to be applied in earnest to buildings in Korea. In the meantime, posttension system has been used...

17 October 2016

Structural Design Considerations and Challenges for Busan’s Haeundae Resort Complex

Kwang Ryang Chung, Dong Yang Structural Engineers

In the early twentieth century, many countries were obsessed with high-rise buildings taller than 100 stories, and Korea was swept up in the challenge to...

01 September 2016

Design Considerations for Concrete High-Rise Buildings

Kwangryang Chung & Chulho Park, Dongyang Structural Engineers Co., Ltd; Dohun Kim, POSCO E&C

Busan’s Haeundae Resort project, which is currently being constructed by POSCO E&C, comprises the 101-story Landmark Tower and two 85-story residential towers. Presently, foundation and...

01 September 2015

Outrigger Systems for Tall Buildings in Korea

Kwangryang Chung and Wonil Sunu, DongYang Structural Engineers

Outrigger systems are highly efficient since they utilize the perimeter zone to resist lateral forces, similar to tubular systems. The entire structural weight can be...

16 November 2011

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...

03 March 2008

Structural System of North-East Asia Trade Tower in Korea

Kwang Chung & Do Hyun Kim, Dong Yang Structural Engineers; David Scott, Ove Arup

NEATT is a unique, tapered structure of 68 stories high (305 m) which can be characterized by its highly irregular shape and two outrigger floors....