Nahyun Hwang

Principal, N H D M

Nahyun Hwang is a licensed architect, educator, and founding principal of N H D M, an NYC-based practice for design and research at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, and territory. The studio operates across geographies and disciplinary borders and in a wide range of scales and modes of output, often in a direct dialogue with the cultural, political, and ecological complexities of the contemporary built environment. The work of N H D M has been recognized through numerous supports and awards, including the 2023 Architectural League Emerging Voices award, the 2023 and 2019 Graham Foundation Grants, the 2020 Architectural Record Design Vanguard Award, the 2019 DOMUS’ 100+ best architecture firms, the 2018 AIANY New Practices New York award, and multiple AIANY Design Awards. The firm’s most recent work includes “Migrating Futures” commissioned by the 2023 Venice Biennale, Korean Pavilion, and the forthcoming publication “Now You Belong Here: Small Island Disappearing States.”