Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum invites audiences of all ages to participate in a hands-on landscape design workshop with this year’s National Design Award winner Mikyoung Kim Design. Participants will make their own unique, 3-dimensional landscape prototypes and collaborative park.
Mikyoung Kim, FASLA, is the founding principal of Mikyoung Kim Design, an international landscape architecture and urban design firm based in Boston. Over the past two decades, the firm has crafted an exceptional body of award-winning work that redefines the discipline of landscape architecture and inhabits the intersection of art and science. Its projects—from large to small—solve challenging urban resiliency issues while always considering the unique character of place making. As a multi-disciplinary office, the firm’s ideas emerge through a responsive and collaborative approach that imagines possibilities across disciplines and scales. The firm’s work, including the Chongae River Restoration, Crown Sky Garden, Prudential Plaza, and Farrar Pond Garden, celebrates the transforming experience of water and light in the city.