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Alex Young il Seo

Alex Young il  Seo

PhD Candidate

Centre for Urban Conflicts Research, Department of Architecture

King's College, University of Cambridge

Office Phone: +44 7541 248959


Alex Young Il Seo received a Bachelor of Architectural Studies and holds a Masters of Architecture (Hons) from University of Auckland. After several years working as an architect and a design supervisor at the University of Auckland, he continued his academical research as a visiting research student at the GSD and Seoul National University. Alex is currently a PhD candidate at the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge as a Cambridge Trust Scholar. His PhD research 'Frontier Village: Understanding Korean Border through Human Habitation' examines the construction and representation of the inter-Korean borders and boundaries in people's everyday lives.

Alex is a convenor of the Martin Centre Lecture Series and Co-editor of Scroope 26 - The Cambridge Architectural Journal. He serves as a supervisor for the BA Tripos (ARB/RIBA Part II) courses 'Divided Cities' and 'Urban Issues Today'.