Honors & Awards

2018 Mikyoung Kim, FASLA
Mikyoung Kim, FASLA
2018
Mikyoung Kim

ASLA Design Medal: Mikyoung Kim, FASLA

Mikyoung Kim, FASLA, will receive the ASLA Design Medal in recognition of her exceptional design work. Kim, the founding principal of Mikyoung Kim Design, is a preeminent practitioner of landscape architecture as cultural expression. She has crafted an exceptional body of award-winning work that redefines the discipline of landscape architecture, inhabiting the intersection of art and science. From the art of ecology and restorative landscapes, her design work addresses the most pressing environmental and health-related challenges, while creating artful and immersive experiences. She has also harnessed critical psychological research to develop approaches grounded in evidence-based design in healthcare: Her healing gardens are found at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, Boston Children’s Hospital and Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C.

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