Protection of Cultural Diversity from the Landscape Point of View: Comparison of Chinese, Japanese and Korean Traditional Garden Cultures


Friday, November 20, 2009, 5:00pm


Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street, Room 111, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, United States

Korea GSD - Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute, Harvard University, and Dep't of History of Art and Architecture

People Involved:
Sim Woo-kyung, Chair of Landscape Architecture Program, Korea University (Seoul, ROK)
Contact Person: Okhyun Kim

Additional Sponsors: Min Young-Chul Memorial Fund

Short Bio:

Sim Woo-kyung
Professor and Chair, Landscape Architecture Program Director, Institute of Environment and Ecology, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Sim Woo-kyung is Professor of Garden History and Landscape Planting Design at the Graduate School of Life Sciences and Environment, Korea University in Seoul, South Korea where he has taught since 1988. In September 1988, he assumed the Chair of the Landscape Architecture Program. In 2007 he became Director of the Institute of Environment and Ecology, Korea University.

He offers courses on the subject of Garden History and Landscape Planting Design for undergraduates, and Restoration of the Imaginary Environment in Landscape Architecture for the Graduate School.