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Alex Young Il Seo

Alex  Young Il Seo

Alex Young Il Seo

King's College

Research Area: 'Frontier Village: Understanding Korean Border through Human Habitation'

Supervisor: Dr Wendy Pullan


Biography:

Alex Young Il Seo received a Bachelor of Architectural Studies and holds a Masters of Architecture (Hons) from University of Auckland. After several years working as an architect and a design supervisor at the University of Auckland, he continued his academical research as a visiting research student at the GSD and Seoul National University. Alex is currently a PhD candidate at the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge as a Cambridge Trust Scholar. His PhD research 'Frontier Village: Understanding Korean Border through Human Habitation' examines the construction and representation of the inter-Korean borders and boundaries in people's everyday lives.

Alex is a convenor of the Martin Centre Lecture Series and Co-editor of Scroope 26 - The Cambridge Architectural Journal. He serves as a supervisor for the BA Tripos (ARB/RIBA Part II) courses 'Divided Cities' and 'Urban Issues Today'.

Key Publications

Manfredini, M., Seo, Y. A., Tang, X. X., Wang, S., & et al. Sumner town centre regeneration, Christchurch.[Prints] Sumner School Hall, Dryden Street, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand. 20/11/2011 - 21/11/2011

Manfredini, M., Seo, Y. A., Tang, X. X., Wang, S., & et al. Re-assembling the urban: Sumner Creative City. Spaces and places for communities, cultures and hospitality, Christchurch. [Prints and videos] Marriner Street Art Space, Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand. 19/11/2011 - 26/11/2011