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Jae Shin

Jae Shin is a designer and partner at HECTOR, an urban design, planning and civic arts practice led by Jae Shin and Damon Rich. HECTOR works on designs for public places, neighborhood plans and development regulations, trying to learn from traditions of popular education and community organizing to build collective understanding and action.

Shin recently served as an Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellow at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), where she facilitated efforts to define and implement design principles for preserving and rehabilitating New York City’s public housing. She holds degrees in Painting from RISD and Architecture from Princeton University. Her projects have received support from the MacDowell Colony and the National Endowment for the Arts, and she has led design studios at Syracuse University School of Architecture and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Fall 2020 Courses

  • ARCH-21ST-01 Advanced Studio