Spring 17 Lecture: Doris Sung

Join us for the next lecture in our Spring 2017 Lecture Series at Woodbury School of Architecture. Doris Sung, principal at dO|Su Studio Architecture in Los Angeles, will lecture at our Burbank campus on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The title of her lecture is “Inside Out.”

Lecture by Doris Sung
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 6:30pm
7500 N Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, CA 91504

After receiving her B.A. at Princeton University and M.Arch. at Columbia University, Doris Sung worked in various offices in cities across the U.S. before arriving in Los Angeles in 2001. She developed her research focus while teaching at University of Southern California (USC), the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), University of Colorado and the Catholic University of America.

IDoris-Kim-Sungn 1999, she opened her office, dO|Su Studio Architecture, and soon received many AIA and ASID awards for her work, including the prestigious accolades of AIA Young-Designer-of-the-Year, ACSA Faculty Design Award, R+D Honorable Mention from Architect Magazine and [next idea] award from ARS Electronica.

Currently, she is working on developing smart thermobimetals and other shape-memory alloys, unfamiliar materials to architecture, as new materials for the “third” skin (the first is human flesh, the second clothing and the third architecture). Its ability to curl when heated allows the building skin to respond for purposes of sun-shading, self-ventilating, shape-changing and structure-prestressing.

Her work has been funded by the national AIA Upjohn Initiative, Arnold W. Brunner Grant, Graham Foundation Grant, Architectural Guild Award and USC ASHSS and URAP Awards.

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