As an academic and a practitioner with extensive experience, Lawrence brings broad expertise and knowledge to his work. Prior to establishing A+U LAB, he practiced architecture based in New York City for nearly 25 years working on architecture and urban projects across the United States, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East serving a diverse and prominent list of clients. Lawrence is recognized as a thoughtful and innovative designer. In the past ten years, his projects have received over 30 design awards and honors such as American Institute of Architects Design Award, The Art Directors Club ADC Annual Award, Society of American Registered Architects Design Award, The Plan Award, ID Best of Year Award, WAN Award, International Architecture Award, and been published in numerous publications as well as various magazines and newspapers.
At Pusan National University, Lawrence teaches in the Department of Architecture. His teaching areas include architecture and urban design studios, theory seminars, and research workshops. In addition to his professorship at PNU, he has lectured at numerous international universities and frequently served as a juror for awards programs and design competitions. He was recently appointed as a public architect for the city of Busan, and currently serves on the advisory boards of multiple national and city government agencies for design and construction including Busan Metropolitan Government, Busan Metropolitan Corporation, Busan Port Authority, Busan Transportation Corporation, and the Public Procurement Service, Ministry of Strategy and Finance in Korea. Lawrence received his master’s degree in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University and Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Oregon.
로렌스 김은 미국 컬럼비아대학교(Columbia University) 건축대학원과 오리건대학교를(University of Oregon) 졸업하였다. 에이유 랩을 설립하기 전 그는 건축가로서 첫발을 내딛은 뉴욕에서 25여 년간 미국, 아시아, 유럽 및 중동 여러 지역의 다양한 건축 및 도시 프로젝트를 계획 및 디자인하였다. AECOM Ellerbe Becket, HLW International, Perkins+Will을 거처 Studio Lawrence Kim을 뉴욕에서 설립해 활동하였고, 그의 작업은 Architectural Record, Architect, The Plan 및 Interior Design 등과 같은 주요 국제 출판물에 소개된 바 있다. 다수의 수상 경력을 가지고 있는 그는 미국건축가협회상, 미국 더 아트 디렉터즈 클럽 어워드, 미국건축사협회상, 이태리 더플랜 어워드, 미국 ID 올해 최고의 디자인상, 영국 완 어워드, 미국친환경건축협회상 등 지난 10년간 30여 개의 국제 건축 상을 수상하였다. 또한 미국 뉴저지공과대학교에서(New Jersey Institute of Technology) 겸임교수를 비롯해 국내외 대학에서 초빙교수로 활동하였다. 현재 미국 뉴욕 주 등록 건축사이자 친환경설계기술사인 그는 국내외 주요 기관에서 자문 및 심사위원, 그리고 공공건축가로도 활동하고 있다.
Current Positions and Affiliations
Associate Professor, Pusan National University
Licensed Architect, Registered in New York, USA
LEED Accredited Professional, Green Building Certification Institute, USA
Public Architect, Busan Metropolitan City
American Institute of Architects Member
The United States Green Building Council Member
Society of American Registered Architects Member
Korean Institute of Architects Member
Urban Design Institute of Korea Member
Architectural Institute of Korea Member
The Public Procurement Service Design Review Commission Member, Ministry of Strategy and Finance
Busan Metropolitan City Architecture Commission Member
Busan Metropolitan City Construction Technology Review Commission Member
Busan Metropolitan City Urban Renewal Commission Member
Busan Metropolitan Corporation Technical Advisory Commission Member
Busan Transportation Corporation Technical Advisory Commission Member
Busan Port Authority Technical Advisory Commission Member
Editorial Board, Journal of Urban Design Institute of Korea
Awards Jury Panel, Architecture Masterprize
Awards Jury Panel, Architizer A+ Awards