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Nahyun Hwang lectures as a part of Cooper Union‘s Spring 2024 lecture series.

Nahyun Hwang delivers a lecture "Migrating Commons" at the University of Hong Kong as a part of the HKU's Fall 2023 Department of Architecture Public Lecture Series. More info

Nahyun Hwang presents at Harvard GSD as a part of ᴘᴏᴡᴇʀ ᴛᴏᴏʟꜱ talks series.

Nahyun Hwang delivers a lecture "Migrating Futures" at Cornell University AAP Rome. More info.

N H D M exhibits "Migrating Futures" at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale (18th International Architecture Exhibition) titled “The Laboratory of the Future,” curated by Lesley Lokko. Shown in the Korean Pavilion, the project investigates the historical and contemporary geographies of diverse diaspora communities and transnational migrant workers within Korea and across Asia. More info

N H D M’s “Migrating Futures” is a recipient of one of 64 new grants to individuals working to realize innovative and interdisciplinary ideas that contribute critical perspectives on architecture and design. Selected from approximately 500 submissions, the funded projects include publications, research, exhibitions, films, podcasts, digital initiatives, public programs and other formats that further ideas, discussions, and new understandings of architecture.

N H D M has been selected as one of this year's 2023 Architecture League Emerging Voices.The Leaque's annual Emerging Voices award spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, and Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urbanism. The work of each Emerging Voice represents the best of its kind and addresses larger issues within architecture, landscape, and the built environment.

N H D M’s Librería Barco de Papel Comunitaria received a 2023 AIANY Design Award. Barco de Papel, a nonprofit bookstore and cultural center, is the only Spanish-language bookshop surviving in NYC and a small but critical meeting place for artists, poets, and writers, as well as many immigrant and diaspora residents. The project renovates its aging structure while establishing a new transformable public interface that can better communicate its presence and facilitate the diverse programming of the cultural center that often engages the street.

N H D M exhibited in the group exhibit “Model Behavior : On the role of models in shaping behaviors” presented by The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and the Anyone Corporation. 

N H D M’s publication project “Now You Belong Here: Small Island Disappearing States” (forthcoming, Actar) receives 2022 Architecture + Design Independent Projects Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts and the Architectural League of New York. 

Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon presents the lecture “N H D M: Figurations and their Grounds” for  MAS CONTEXT SPRING TALKS 2022. 

Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon presents the lecture “Settlement” at Knowlton School at Ohio State University as a part of the Baumer Lecture Series. The Baumer Lecture Series invites prominent researchers and practitioners of architecture, landscape architecture, and city and regional planning to present their work and to engage issues both topical and enduring.

Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon publish “Labor Unsettlement” as a contribution to e-flux Architecture and the Canadian Centre for Architecture’s Workplace editorial series. The essay explores the spatial regimes of unsettlement and their architecture in the labor sphere.

N H D M’s “5 Youth Housing Prototypes for NYC” received 2022 AIANY Design Award. AIA New York’s annual Design Awards program recognizes outstanding architectural design and honors the architects, clients, and consultants who work together to achieve design excellence.

N H D M exhibits “HQY” in “A Section of Now: Social Norms and Rituals as Sites for Architectural Intervention” at the Canadian Centre for Architecture. 

“Stories from NOW YOU BELONG HERE” (2021,12min) is on view in the Korean Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition at Venice Biennale, from May 22nd until November 21st, 2021, presenting excerpts from "NOW YOU BELONG HERE: SMALL ISLAND D̶I̶S̶A̶P̶P̶E̶A̶R̶I̶N̶G̶ STATES“ project. The special finnisage installation-performance takes place on November 22nd, 2021, reconfiguring the main exhibition wall of the pavilion. 


N H D M has been selected as 2020 Design Vanguard by Architectural Record. “The annual honors highlight emerging practices from around the globe... spotlights architects doing some of the most innovative work in the field who will lead the profession in the future. They are the firms at the forefront of design, led by architects to watch.” 

N H D M’s project “Now You Belong Here: Small Island Disappearing States” will be exhibited at the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale, directed by Hashim Sarkis with the theme “How Will We Live Together.” The project engages the past, present, and future of small island nations whose habitable territories are materially diminishing due to the sea level rise and other phenomena of climate change.

Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon deliver a talk as a part of Syracuse University School of Architecture Fall 2019 Lecture Series. 


N H D M’s “Interim Urbanism: Youth, Dwelling, City” is shown at the  2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism “Collective City,” in the “Cities” exhibition curated by Dongwoo Im and Rafael Luna.  The material assembled for the 2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism presents selected critical instances and projections set forth around the historical and contemporary conditions of youth dwelling in New York City, U.S.A.

N H D M’s “Interim Urbanism: Youth, Dwelling, City” has been selected as one of the 2019 Graham Foundation grantee projects, joining a worldwide network of projects that the Graham Foundation has supported over the past 63 years. Grantee projects represent diverse lines of inquiry engaging original ideas that advance our understanding of the designed environment.  

N H D M is one of the Domus’ 100+ best architecture firms of 2019. The list comprises “110 profiles of the world’s most innovative architecture practices. Driven not by status or number of completed projects the offices are selected by the 10 past editors of Domus, alongside its current one, to give a snapshot of architecture around the world today.”

Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon share
N H D M's recent work and thoughts in conversation with Sean Anderson, Associate Curator, Department of Architecture and Design, The Museum of Modern Art.

Wolgok Youth Platform is featured in 2018 AD Housing as Intervention (ed.Karen Kubey, Wiley) in Spatial Models for the Domestic Commons: Communes, Co-Living and Cooperatives by Neeraj Bhatia and Antje Steinmuller.

Wolgok Youth Platform, N H D M’s co-living prototype for the underprivileged youth in Seoul, has been selected for BRACKET #5 [On Sharing]. This issue of BRACKET features design work and papers that offer contemporary models and historic readings of the roles, mechanisms, and outcome of sharing. 

N H D M wins a 2018 AIANY Design Honor Award for the Nam June Paik Art Center Renovation

N H D M is a winner of the 2018 New Practices New York award, a biennial competition that serves as the preeminent platform to recognize innovative architecture and design firms in NYC. Sponsored by the AIANY New Practices Committee, the competition honors architects that utilize unique and innovative strategies, both in the projects they undertake and the practices they have established.

Nahyun Hwang and David Eugin Moon lecture on the topic of Architecture and/of the City at the GSAPP Incubator at NEW INC.

N H D M's Wolgok Youth Platform has been awarded the 2017 American Architecture Prize, Social Housing category.

HOME FOR ALL (SHAPES OF IDEALISMS) is a part of "Souvenirs: New New York Icons," the Storefront for Art and Architecture's second iteration of the model show. Exhibition design by MOS.

Right of Way, Reprogrammable City exhibited at 6th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, Urban Nature.  

N H D M wins another Honor Award in AIANY Design Awards 2014, for its (No)Stop Marconi project.

2011.06.25 Exhibition Post-Squat NL featured during "Dag van de Architectuur," a "Day of Architecture"

Nam June Paik Library opens in YongIn,South Korea.

2011.03.24 Exhibition Excise City opens at University of Michigan, MI.

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