Yoonku Kwon is a PhD in Landscape Architecture and research fellow of Landscape and Urban Lab. in the Urban Architecture team SODO, where he oversees the production of all planning and design projects in the office. He was a visiting scholar of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at the Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design from 2014-2016 and is currently a cooperator in the Landscape Architecture Program. His research focuses on Landscape planning and Environmental Psychology. He has published peer reviewed papers and presented research at national and international conferences on quantifying Sense of Place to apply to design the place in urban space.