Soyoung Han

Ph.D. Candidate

121 Burruss Hall (MC0190)
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061



Contemporary Landscapes

Urban Public Spaces

Soyoung Han who was born in Seoul studied Urban Planning at the University of Seoul and completed her Master degree in Landscape Architecture at the Seoul National University. She published many articles on the contemporary landscape in Korea while participating in many public landscape projects. During last several years before attending Ph.D. program in Virginia Tech, she served in Seoul Institute and worked as a researcher. She won the many design competitions for urban and landscape design. Now, her research interests are discovering new ways of defining the characteristics on contemporary urban public space.


Ph.D., Current. Architecture and Design Research, Virginia Tech.

MLA, 2009. Landscape Architecture, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

BS, 2007. Urban Planning, University of Seoul, Seoul, Korea.