Jae-Sung Chon currently teaches Environmental Design in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Manitoba. He has taught architecture internationally since 1996, in Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Berlin and London. Mr. Chon has studied Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Housing and Urbanism in various contexts. He is currently working on a research-based PhD at University College London (UCL) in affiliation with the Department of Geography and the Urban Laboratory at UCL.
Mr. Chon has maintained various forms of design practice since 1995. His works have been recognized in a number of publications including AZURE, DWELL, Canadian Architect and Western Living. He was the founding partner of both DIN Projects and OS1 Architecture/Design. In 2010, he initiated S.T.U.F.F. (Studio for Transformative Urban Forms and Fields), an Environmental Design think-tank, to reflect his interests in the broader engagement of design and trans-disciplinary forms of research and practice.