Hyungmin Pai

Hyungmin Pai (South Korea) is a historian, critic, and curator. Currently a Professor at the Univeristy of Seoul, he recieved his PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, and is a two-time Fulbright Scholar. Pai is author of The Portfolio and the Diagram (2002), Sensuous PLan: The Architecutre of Seung H-Sang (2007), and The Key Concepts of Korean Architecture(2013). He was twice curator for the Korean Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and in 2014 was awarded the Golden Lion for Best National Pavilion. Pai was Head Curator for the 4th Gwangju Design Biennale, guest curator for numerous international exhibitions and is presently Director of the inaugural Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism.