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Associate Professor, School of Architecture | UNC Charlotte

Kyoung Hee Kim


Dr. Kyoung Hee is director of the Integrated Design Research Lab (IDRL), an interdisciplinary research platform for integrating architecture design and building technologies. Kyoung Hee is a practicing licensed architect in North Carolina and has practiced as both architect and engineer. Her expertise lies in performance-based design, innovative building systems integration, and high-performance facades toward improved sustainability of the built environment. Kyoung Hee is a recipient of a 2020 NSF STTR award and AIA Upjohn Research Initiative Grants in 2013 and 2017 to develop noble high impact building enclosures. She has more than 10 years of experience in the design, engineering, full-scale prototyping, and real world implementation of high-performance building enclosures in the industry and academic institutions. Kyoung Hee holds a Master of Architecture, a Master of Science, and a Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.