Hong CV

 

Zaneta Hong


Education

Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Master of Landscape Architecture | 2004 - 2007

Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, Rhode Island
Bachelor of Fine Art in Industrial Design | 1999 - 2002

Cornell University, College of Art, Architecture + Planning | Ithaca, New York
1997 - 1999

 

Academic Appointments

Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | Cambridge, Massachusetts
2013-2014 Daniel Urban Kiley Fellow + Lecturer in Landscape Architecture | 08.2012 - present

University of Virginia, School of Architecture | Charlottesville, Virginia
Lecturer in Architecture + Landscape Architecture | 08.2010 - 08.2012

Harvard University, Career Discovery Program | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Principal Landscape Architecture Coordinator + Instructor | 2008 + 2007

Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Teaching Assistant | 2005 + 2007

 

Research Appointments

 

Materials Resource Center, University of Texas in Austin, School of Architecture | Austin, Texas
Materials Lab Curator | 08.2008 - 08.2010

  • Library + Collections Committee | 2008 - 2010
  • Information Technology Vision Plan Working Group | 2009 - 2010
  • Lectures + Exhibitions Committee  | 2009 - 2010

GSD Materials Collection, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Materials Researcher | 11.2005 - 06.2007

On Asphalt + Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Materials Research Assistant | 05.2007 - 09.2007

 

Professional Positions

Beta-field | Cambridge, Massachusetts
Partner + Design Principal | 2012 - present

GA Collaborative | Cambridge, Massachusetts + Syracuse, New York
Partner + Design Principal | 2008 - present

Landworks Studio | Boston, Massachusetts
Landscape Designer | 2007 - 2008

Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates | New York, New York
Landscape Designer | 2005

Hirst Pacific, Ltd. | New York, New York
Product + Packaging Designer | 2003

Office of Exhibits Central, Smithsonian Institution | Washington, DC
Exhibition Design Intern | 1998

Yellow Barn Gallery + Studio, National Park Service | Glen Echo Park, Maryland
Gallery Manager | 1995 - 1997

 

Exhibitions + Installations + Curation

Landformation Catalogue: A Survey of Simulated Landscape Forms | Exhibition | Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts | 03 - 05.2015

The Good Cause: Architecture of Peace - Divided Cities | Exhibition | Architekturmuseum der TU Munchen, Pinakotek der Moderne, Munich, Germany | 05.2014 

Transformations | Transformation (undergraduate architecture studio) Exhibition | Harvard University, Sackler Museum,  Cambridge, Massachusetts | 05.2014 

Manufactured Assemblages | January Arts Intensive Exhibition | Harvard University, Graduate School of Design,  Cambridge, Massachusetts | 01 - 06.2013   

Proxy No. 10 | American Institute of Architects Emerging Professionals Exhibition | AIA Headquarters, Washington, DC | 03 - 05.2012

173+15+60+1 | Unleashed Exhibition | Strathmore Music + Arts Center, Bethesda, Maryland | 04 - 06.2012

Mapping Materials | UVA Materials Collection Exhibition | Elmaleh Gallery, University of Virginia, School of Architecture, Charlottesville, Virginia | 02 - 03.2012

Art=Relief | Art Auction for the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund | Studio-X Gallery, New York, New York | 04.2011

Beyond Color | 12th International Architecture Exhibition | Albanian Pavilion, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy | 06 - 11.2010

Materials Lab | Faculty + Student Exhibitions | University Co-op Materials Resource Center, University of Texas in Austin, School of Architecture, Austin, Texas | 2008 - 2010

  • Interdigitation | Gian Calaci + Igor Siddigui | summer 2010
  • Recursive Assemblies | Michael Leighton Beaman | summer 2010
  • Constructions in PAPER | Michael Leighton Beaman, Danelle Briscoe, Igor Siddigui | fall 2009
  • Object Ecologies | William O'Brien Jr. | spring 2009
  • Evolved, Novel + Massively Parallel | Michael Leighton Beaman | fall 2008

Between Form + Circumstance: Re-thinking the Contemporary Landscape | The Recent Work of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates Public Exhibition | Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts | fall 2005

The Gates Project | Christo + Jeanne-Claude | Outdoor Art Installation | Central Park, New York | 02.2005

OPEN: new designs for open space | Freecell Architecture | Van Alen Institute, New York, New York | 05.2003

Industrial Designers Society of America Northeast District Conference | Industrial Design Department | Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island | 04.2001

Artistic License: Duck Stamp Story | Office of Exhibits Central, Smithsonian Institution | Permanent Collection, Public Exhibition | National Postal Museum, Washington, DC | 05 - 08.1998

Ainu: Spirit of a Northern People | Office of Exhibits Central, Smithsonian Institution | Permanent Collection, Public Exhibition | National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC | 05 - 08.1998 [opened in 1999]

 

Lectures + Confrences

Daniel Urban Kiley Talk: In Conversation with Charles Waldheim | Harvard University, Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts | 11.2014

Transformations | Harvard University, Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts | 10.2014

Preemption: Design Innovation for a Transforming Environment | Design for Urban Disaster Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts | 05.2014

Ground-Formations: Simulation + Representation in Landscape Design | Annual Conference of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture [CELA], Baltimore, Maryland | 03.2014

Materials As Collections | Co-presented with Michael Leighton Beaman | National Conference on the Beginning Design Student [NCBDS 30], Chicago, Illinois | 03.2014

Computational - Material Simulations | Co-presented with Michael Leighton Beaman | Annual International Conference on Architecture, Athens Institute for Education + Research [ATINER], Athens, Greece | 06.2013

Cross-Disciplinary Digital Pedagogies | Co-presented with Michael Leighton Beaman | Annual Conference of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture [CELA], University of Texas in Austin, Austin, Texas | 03.2013

Data + Expression in Landscape Architecture | Washington University in St. Louis, Sam Fox School of Design + Visual Arts, St. Louis, Missouri | 04.2012

Data + Expression in Landscape Architecture | University of California in Davis, Davis, California | 06.2012

Mapping Materials | ARCH 5500: The World is Flat | University of Virginia, School of Architecture, Charlottesville, Virginia | 03.2012

Design + Research Practices | ALAR 8100: Design Research Seminar | University of Virginia, School of Architecture, Charlottesville, Virginia | 09.2011

Materials: Under Construction | Parsons New School, Design School of Constructed Environments, New York, New York | 03.2010

Pedagogy for Materials Reserach + Design: From the Pragmatic to the Visionary | Bricks to Bamboo: Cataloging + Photographing the Materials Library | 27th Annual Visual Resources Association Conference | Toronto, Ontario | 03.2009

Materials Research + Design | ARC 415L: Constructions | University of Texas in Austin, School of Architecture, Austin, Texas | spring 2009 + fall 2009

Strategies for Master Planning | ARC 586: Innovations Studio - Rwanda | University of Texas in Austin, Austin, Texas | spring 2009

Materials Lab: Student Design Experiments | Hot Science - Cool Talks Outreach Series | Environmental Science Institute, Jackson School of Geoscience, University of Texas in Austin, Austin, Texas | spring 2009

Evolved, Novel + Massively Parallel | Undergraduate Research Week | University of Texas in Austin, Austin, Texas | spring 2009

 

Articles + Publications

*PEER-REVIEWED

Material Affordance | Innovations in Landscape Architecture | Co-authored with Michael Leighton Beaman | Routledge | forthcoming, 2016

* Pedagogical Foundations: Digital Techniques + the Beginning Designer | Journal of Landscape Architecture [JoLA] | Routledge | Co-authored with Jillian Walliss, Heike Rahmann, Jorge Sieweke | 2014

* Materials As Collections | Material Essence and Substance | National Conference for the Beginning Design Student [NCBDS] Conference Proceedings | Co-authored with Michael Leighton Beaman | Illinois Institute of Technology | forthcoming

* Material Identities | Autonomous Identities | International Journal of Interior Architecture + Spatial Design [ii Journal] | Co-authored with Michael Leighton Beaman | Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, University of Houston Atrium Press | 2013

* Cross-Disciplinary Digital Pedagogies | Space-Time / Place-Duration | Council for Educators in Landscape Architecture [CELA] Conference Proceedings | Co-authored with Michael Leighton Beaman | University of Texas in Austin | 2013

* Computational-Material Simulations | Architecture Abstracts: 3rd Annual Conference on Architecture | Athens Institute for Education + Research [ATINER] Conference Proceedings | Co-authored with Michael Leighton Beaman | 2013

Mapping Materials | Lunch 7: Conversations | University of Virginia, School of Architecture | 2012

Pedagogy for Materials Research + Design: From the Pragmatic to the Visionary | Visual Resource Association Bulletin | Volume 37, Number 1 | 2010

Materials Lab: Collection Database Manual | 2010

 

Citations from Research + Design

 

The Masoro Village Project + Community Center | GA Collaborative | Masoro, Rwanda

  • The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture | Phaidon Editors | forthcoming
  • ArchDaily [archdaily.com] | Archinect [archinect.com] | Architecture in Development [architectureindevelopment.org] | Domus [domusweb.it] | Earth Techling [earthtechling.com] | Environmental Design Research Association [edra.org] | InHabitat [inhabitat.com] | Kate Spade - On Purpose [katespade.com] | New York Times [nytimes.com] | Phaidon Atlas [phaidonatlas.com] | Shift Boston [shiftboston.org] | UN Habitat [unhabitat.org]

Materials Lab | University Co-op Materials Resource Center, University of Texas | Austin, Texas

  • Material Evidence | Landscape Architecture Magazine | Written by Daniel Jost | 08.2011
  • Innovation in the Classroom: Design Schools Embrace the Materials Library | MATTER 7.3 The Education Issue | Material Connexion | Written by Alison Zingaro | 2011
  • Open Source | Perspective: International Interior Design Association Magazine | Written by Jennifer K. Gorsche | N/A
  • Encoding Digital + Analogue Taxonaviation | Written by Liat Margolis | Material Design: Informing Architecture by Materiality edited by Thomas Schroepfer | 2010
  • The Academic Library + Collaborative Architectural Education: Creating a Materials Collection at CalPoly | Written by Leanne Hindmarch + Robert Arens | 2009
  • Laying Bare: The Potential of Material Collections | Written by Robert Arens | 2009
  • Materialicious [materialicious.com] | Live Modern [livemodern.com/designblogs] | MaterialSnooze [materialsnooze.blogspot.com]

Tirana Local | GA Collaborative | Tirana, Albania

    • Beyond Color | People Meet in Architecture in New Geographies 3: Urbanisms of Color | 12th International Architecture Exhibition | Edited by Gareth Doherty | 2010
    • People Meet in Architecture | Biennale Architecttura 2010: La Biennale di Venezia Official Catalog | Written by Kazuyo Sejima | 2010

    Douar Tensift: Eco Timeshares | Collaboration with Bureau EAST, MS Archid, Dan Brunn Architecture + Liat Margolis | Marrakesh, Morocco

        • Young Architects 11: Foresight | Written by Teddy Cruz + Anne Rieselbach | Edited by the Princeton Architectural Press + The Architectural League of New York | 2010

        On Asphalt | Collaboration with Paula Meijerink, WANTED | 2008 - present

        Harvard Graduate School of Design Materials Collection | materials collection, catalogue database + website | Coordinated by Harvard University Graduate School of Design + Frances Loeb Library | 2005 - present

        Living Systems: Innovative Materials + Technologies for Landscape Architecture | Written by Liat Margolis + Alexander Robinson | 2007

            Brooklyn Bridge Park 2005 Master Plan | Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates | 2005

             

            Awards, Grants + Fellowships

            Certificate of Teaching Excellence | Harvard University, Derek Bok Center of Teaching + Learning | The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education | spring 2014

            Graham Grant to Individuals, Production + Presentation | Landformation Catalogue: A Survey of Simulated Landscape Forms | Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts | 2014

            EDRA Great Places Award | GA Collaborative: The Masoro Village Project | The Environmental Design Research Association [EDRA] | 2014

            Daniel Urban Kiley Teaching Fellowship | Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | 2013 - 2014

            Certificate of Teaching Excellence | Harvard University, Derek Bok Center of Teaching + Learning | The Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Education | spring 2013

            ASLA General Design Student Award | Faculty Advisor for Stephanie Hsia | Typologies of the Urban Public Landscape: Foundations in Landscape Architecture | Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | fall 2013

            4-VA Arts Grant | Collaboration with Asa Eslocker | Rapture Sculpture, Design to Destroy: Performative Kinetic Landscape Art | video documentary on acid mine drainage in Virginia's post-industrial watersheds | University of Virginia | 2012

            Design Representation + Material Practices Research Grant | Collaboration with Melissa Goldman | Mapping Materials Exhibition | University of Virginia School of Architecture | 2012

            Luraine Tansey Visual Resources Association Top-Up Travel Award | Bricks to Bamboo: Cataloging + Photographing the Materials Library | Visual Resources Association | 2009

            Penny White Traveling Fellowship | Material Technologies + Systems | travel to architecture + landscape projects in Europe | Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | summer 2006

            Penny White Traveling Fellowship | Between Form + Circumstance: Re-thinking the Contemporary Landscape | travel to Allegheny Riverfront Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | fall 2005

            Studio Works | Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | fall 2006 + fall 2005 + fall 2004

            Ken Hunnibel Award for Excellence in the Design Process | Rhode Island School of Design | 2002

            Industrial Designers Society of America Award | Rhode Island School of Design | 2002

             

            Invited Guest Critic

            Harvard University, Graduate School of Design | Cambridge, Massachusetts

            Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Architecture | Cambridge, Massachusetts

            Northeastern University | Boston, Massachusetts

            Ohio State University, Knowlton School of Architecture | Columbus, Ohio

            Parsons, The New School for Design | New York, New York

            Rhode Island School of Design | Providence, Rhode Island

            University of California in Davis College of Agricultural + Environmental Sciences | Davis, California

            University of Texas in Austin, School of Architecture | Austin, Texas

            University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape + Design | Toronto, Ontario

            University of Virginia, School of Architecture | Charlottesville, Virginia

            Virginia Polytechnic Institute + State University, College of Architecture + Urban Studies | Blacksburg, Virginia

            Washington University in St. Louis, Sam Fox School of Design + Visual Arts | St. Louis, Missouri