UAARL_Urban Alternative Architecture Research Lab is a research-based architectural design lab within Namseoul University, Department of Architecture, lead by Prof. Woo Hyoung Lee. We are interested in Architectural Design & Theory with Urban Perspectives. Especially Program based Architectural Design for Differentiated Configuration & Rhino based Evidence Design for Optimization. In parallel with design works, we focus on theoretical researches on Optimization Issues in Architecture, Urban Transformation & Development with Regenerative Perspective.
To give you a brief introduction of Prof. Woo Hyoung Lee, he has been teaching at Namseoul University, and running UAARL since year 2009 and he is a registered architect in NY and LEED accredited professional. He graduated from Pratt Institute for master program at 2000, Kyungpook National University for bachelor at 1998. After graduation, He worked with many notable design firms in NYC such as Fxfowle Architects, Rafael Vinoly Architects as a project designer for many years. Since he has returned to Korea for entering academia with professorship, He is teaching, researching and doing his own architectural practice with UAARL.