WOW Principals | Dongmin Shim

DONGMIN SHIM

  • LEED ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL
  • B.A. IN ECONOMICS, STANFORD UNIVERSITY
  • M.ARCH, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF DESIGN, HARVARD UNIVERSITY

As a Design Principal at WOW, Dongmin is responsible for implementing new design directions through research and investigations. He leads project teams on a number of key projects including the Mega Kuningan Development in Jakarta, Indonesia and Hotels in India, Malaysia and Vietnam.

In addition to his design contributions, Dongmin plays a critical role in the growth and branding of WOW in the region. Combining his international experience with expertise in commercial projects, Dongmin is helping lead WOW into new markets and geographies.

Prior to joining WOW, Dongmin was a senior designer at AECOM-Shanghai, AECOM-Los Angeles, and Sparch-Beijing where he led design efforts on various commercial, institutional and educational projects.

A native of Seoul, Korea, Dongmin grew up in the United States and later received his B.A. in Economics from Stanford University. Following college, he was a graphics editor for Newsweek magazine and the New York Times. Before graduating from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University with a Master of Architecture Degree, Dongmin worked for a number of firms including MVRDV and Federico Soriano & Associates.