Eui-Sung Yi

Adjunct Associate Professor


Eui-Sung Yi is a Partner at Morphosis Architects and the Director of The Now Institute, a research center for urban strategy and sustainability.


With 30 years of professional practice, he spearheads architectural and urban operations in Asia and the Middle East. His designed and built portfolio ranges from the new Korean Embassy in Tokyo, the tallest detached-core skyscraper in the world, water and education centers in Haiti to the regional masterplan of NEOM and the Line in Saudi Arabia. Through the lenses of cultural politics, his professional work and scholarship speculate on the spatial dynamics of emerging global and Asian urbanism.  


He has co-authored the bestselling 100 Buildings and a 730 page visual tome called Haiti Now. Currently, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Southern California where he had served in the past as Director of the Graduate Programs. He has led graduate programs in urban design at UCLA's AUD and SCI-Arc and has taught in China and Korea. He received his B.Arch from Cornell University and his M.Arch II from Harvard University.