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Prof. Jeon, BongHee Jeon, BongHee





B.E., M.E., Ph.D. Seoul National University, Korea


Pf. Jeon graduated from Department of Architecture, SNU in 1985 and received a Ph.D from the same university on a study of Lineage Village in Choson Dynasty in 1992. Going through Department of Architecture of Mokpo National University, he has taught and researched on Architecture of Korea and Asia since 1997 at SNU. His major research interests are the tradition of timber structure in the East Asia, the history of the housing architecture, comparative study on Asian architecture, record and preservation of the inheritance of architectural culture and etc. He was invited as a visiting researcher of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) in 2002, Harvard Yenching Institute in 2003-2004 and Fulbright Visiting Scholar (U.C.Berkely) in 2010-2011. Furthermore he is a member of steering committee at Kyujanggak Institute For Korean Studies, Seoul national University Museum, the Institute of Seoul Studies and the executive at Architectural Institute of Korea, Korean Association of Architectural History, The Korean Housing Association, and Korean Institue of Educational Facilities.


Architecture is completed through natural environment providing soil, surrounding social environment, and the will of people concerned trying to find the best solution with these conditions. Architectural History is the intellectual work which figures out the relation between these conditions and results. It aims to catch trends of change in the passage of time, select causes of change and finally organize the frame of causal relationship.


History of Architecture 1
Korean Architecture
Asian Architecture and Urbanism
Seminar in History of Korean Architecture
Seminar in History of Asian Architecture