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  • Yu Nong Khew

    Assistant Professor of Interior Design

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    khewy@newschool.edu

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    Yu Nong Khew

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    Yu Nong Khew is Assistant Professor at the School of Constructed Environments, The New School and is cofounder of Cyklr Inc., a cleantech company focused on building systems supporting urban composting. She also serves as Design Partner at Studio Khew + Cornelius.  Her research focuses on how social and cultural changes interface physically and digitally with the im/material boundaries of the built environment. She has previously taught at Columbia University GSAPP, Singapore University of Technology and Design, in collaboration with MIT and Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). Yu Nong has worked with award winning design practices, Zaha Hadid Architecture, and served as Project Director at Asymptote Architecture where she directed numerous projects ranging from a line of smart lighting products to a master plan for a new city in China incorporating interior robotic and smart technologies.

    She currently serves as Director of the BFA Interior Design program.
     


    Degrees Held

    M.Arch B.A. Architecture (Hons)


    Research Interests

    smart interior technologies, im/material boundaries, bio-materials, interior urban spaces


    Portfolio

    Cyklr Inc.

    Studio Khew Cornelius


    Current Courses

    Design Studio 4

    Design Studio 6: Capstone (Spring 2020)

    Independent Study

    Materiality & Assembly for ID (Spring 2020)

    Studio Lab: Textiles/Materials

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