JinHwa has 20 years of experience in architecture and design, and currently manages and directs the design for senior living, hospitality, residential, and mixed-use projects. She offers keen insight into design philosophies and current industry trends. Responsible for leading projects from master planning through construction documents, JinHwa is skilled in understanding and responding to the technical implications of design decisions — integrating a research-based approach to develop practical, sustainable, buildable solutions.
JinHwa is a past President of the American Institute of Architects Chicago Foundation and Scholarship Chair of Chicago Women in Architecture (CWA). She is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and a LEED Accredited Professional. She received a Bachelor of Engineering from Korea University and Master of Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.