Jae Hyun Lim

Assistant Professor
Office: CBPM B414
E-mail: hlim@kean.edu



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Education Background


2019 – Present

Doctor of Technical Sciences in Architecture, Institute for Art and Architecture, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna



Bachelor of Architecture, The Cooper Union, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, New York



Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles




Jae Hyun Lim is an assistant professor of architecture and he has joined the School of Public Architecture at Michael Graves College since 2020. Born in Korea, after spending his early youth in Japan, he studied fine art, fashion, graphic design, and architecture in the United States. He is a graduate of the Cooper Union, New York, and a doctorial candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. He has also attended the Southern California Institute of Architecture, Los Angeles; Fashion Institute of Technology, New York.


Prior to joining Wenzhou-Kean University, he has taught at the University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and other institutions for many years. He has been an active member of architectural education and cultural exchange in the region, creating and participating in various international symposiums, workshops, exhibitions, and design work. He also maintains his own architectural practice JHL Lab.  


Research Field

-Postwar Japanese architectural history & theory

-Sustainable urban/rural renewal  

-Landscape and infrastructure development 



Selected Projects/Exhibition/Publications/Works


The Good, The Bad, The Strange: Reading Seoul Now/좋거나, 나쁘거나, 이상하거나: 지금 서울읽기, Seoul Youth Hub, Seoul, Korea, 2019 (Symposium)

Archigram Meets Central, PMQ 元創方, Hong Kong, 2018 (Exhibition+Symposium)

Tower of Blah (Team Seraji), 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, Hong Kong Pavilion, Venice, 2018 (Exhibition)

The Country [Side]: Infrastructure for the City?, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2018 (Symposium)

Christo: Lake Iseo, Italy, and Work in Progress, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2017 (Exhibition)

-Korean Cultural Centre Proposal Submission, Hong Kong, 2017 (Official Jury)

– Private residence in Peng Chau island, Hong Kong, 2017 (Under construction) 

Fabricate Collective Legend, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Hong Kong, 2017 (Group Exhibition)

-9th ASYAAF & Hidden Artists Festival, DDP, Seoul, Korea, 2016 (Official Jury)

The City and Its Double Symposium, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2016

Myopia, 100ft. PARK (百呎公園), Hong Kong, 2015 (Solo Exhibition)

Flotation, Praya One Gallery, Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, 2014 (Solo Exhibition)

Unchangeable, Praya One Gallery, Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, 2014 (Solo Exhibition)