South Korean academic and designer: Kyung-Jin Zoh

Professor of Landscape Architecture at Seoul National University and chief advisor of Parks and Green Space in Seoul Metropolitan Government.

Kyung-Jin Zoh who was born in Seoul, studied landscape architecture at Seoul National University and completed his Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a professor of Graduate School of Environment Studies and a former director of Environmental Planning Institute, Seoul National University. He wrote and edited many books on contemporary landscape in Korea while participating in many public landscape projects. Now, he served as both a chief advisor of park and green space in Seoul Metropolitan City and a master planner of Seoul Botanical Park which opened in May, 2019. Recently, his research themes such as place memory, observatory, soundscape have been related to peace tourism along DMZ areas. He is one of curators for DMZ exhibition at Culture Station Seoul 284 from March 22 to July 7, 2019.