Minkyu is originally from Korea and since the age of thirteen, he spent his childhood and high school life in Canada and the East Coast of the United States.
After moving to California, he experienced the diversity of living in different spaces and learned that designing spaces can enrich people’s lives, offer community vibrancy and revitalize neighborhoods. For college, Minkyu pursued a Bachelor of Science in landscape architecture degree from the University of California, Davis. After graduation he completed an internship and joined the IDS team and continued to build on his practical and technical knowledge. Minkyu’s perspective of good design is a sustainable, attractive design that can fulfill the client’s needs. Minkyu is bilingual (English and Korean). In his spare time, he likes to go to the gym and play the piano. He really enjoys meeting new people!