Born in 1969, Dam yang-gun, Jeollanam-do, South Korea. He studied at Won Kwang university, department of Architecture, and worked at 260Architects as a young staff.
During 12 years, he worked at “IROJE Architects & planners”-leaded by Seung, H-Sang-and was a chief architect for 9 years in that period.
Since 2013, he established his office “JHW IROJE Architects” and leaded several projects with his own design.
His major works are ‘Forest and House’, ‘Cheongdam 925 Building’, ‘Jeju Uporia Knowledge industry center’,
‘Jeju K-class Knowledge industry center’, ‘Ochang Ballua Resort’, ‘Forest Safari Jeju’ and so on.
He was awarded the Kim Swoo Geun Preview Awards in 2015.
And he was teaching at Chung-Ang University from 2015 to 2016.
Wolsan 5-dong Community Service Center, Gwangju / 2012 Gwangju Metropolitan City architecture prize, the first prize (collaboration with saram architects)
Forest and House, Sunchang / 2015 Kim Swoo Geun Preview Awards Cheomdan Badminton Court, Gwangju / 2015 Gwangju Metropolitan City architecture prize, the first prize (collaboration with saram architects)