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Youngbin Shin is ARB/RIBA Registered Architect holding a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Practical Part 3, an M.Arch and a B.Arch from the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. She worked on various projects with various RIBA stages experiences in Foster + Partners from January 2021 - June 2023, and Amanda Levete Architects. She gives lectures and tutorials as a workshop tutor at the Department of Architecture at the University of Cambridge, is invited to lecture at Columbia GSAPP M.S. AAD and as a Special lecturer at Central Saint Martins School of Architecture, a guest crit for the Architectural Association School of Architecture, the University of Westminster and CSM School of Architecture.

Her projects are based on exploring a variety of architectural materials and construction methods and their adaptation to building design to create a new lifestyle and spatial experience. Designing with Lightweight and Pre-engineered materials to emphasise the ‘Simplicity’ and ‘Mobility’ of its assembly and dismantling in the city, and to minimize the carbon impact of construction.  She did a number of collaborations for exhibitions and publications and one of her works is featured in Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2022

ARB/RIBA registered Architect



Architectural Association School of Architecture, London, UK 
2023, Part 3 AA Professional Practice and Practical Experience Examination ARB Architect (ARB/RIBA Part 3)
2020, Part 2 AA Diploma M.Arch (ARB/RIBA Part 2)
2018, Part 1 B.Arch (ARB/RIBA Part 1) 

Yeungnam University, Daegu, South Korea
2012-2017, School of Architecture, B.Arch

University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE, USA
2014-2015, Exchange program in the Architecture curriculum 

Practical Experiences

Gensler, London, UK

2023-2024 Architect 

Foster + Partners, London, UK
2021-2023 Architect 

Amanda Levete Architect (AL_A), London, UK
2020 Part2 Architectural Assistant 

SAMOO Architects & Engineers, Seoul, South Korea 
2016 Architectural Assistant

Lectures, Symposiums, and Workshop

Workshop Tutor at Cambridge School of Architecture
Lecture & Tutorial, Cambridge 2023

Invited for Lecture & Desk Crit at Columbia GSAPP M.S AAD
Lecture & Tutorial, NYC, USA 2023

Special Lecturer at Central Saint Martin School of Architecture
Lecture & tutorial, London 2020-present 

International Symposium ‘A Type of Policy of Senior Community Center in a rural area’ 
Co-lecturer, Korea, 2015

Juries and Critique Panels

Guest Crit for Central Saint Martin School of Architecture
Critics, London 2020-present 

Guest Crit for Diploma School at 
AA School of Architecture

Critics, London 2020-present

Guest Crit for  Undergraduate school at 
Westminster School of Architecture

Critics, London 2021-present

Exhibitions, Research and Publication

Exhibition, Artist Soufiane Ababri's at Curve in Barbican Center 

Production assistant 

with C+ arquitectas 


Publication, History of Ecological Design, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science,  

Research and drawing work, 
with Author Lydia Kallipoliti,
2023, Book

Exhibition, Lisbon Architecture Triennale ‘Terra- Cycle’ in Lisbon, 
2022, with Lydia Kallipoliti

Exhibition, Central Academy of Fine Art(CAFA) in Beijing, ‘Eco-Vision’, 
2023, with Lydia Kallipoliti

Exhibition, National Gallery Victoria in Melbourne, ‘Climate House 2020;

Hacking domestic machines’, ‘Climate Imaginary’
2020, with Lydia Kallipoliti

Exhibition , El Casa Encendia, 
Research Assistant with Nerea Calvillo
2022, Exhibition work


Design Educates Awards, Bronze medal 
2023, Lisbon Architecture Triennale ‘Exploding Closed worlds’

Archisource, Drawing of a Year, 
2023, Environmental Award 2022 Highly Commended, Project, ‘Mt, Everest Habitat’

Technical Studies High Pass in M.Arch
2020. Architectural Association

Nomination of RIBA Bronze Medal 
2018. Architectural Association

AA School B.Arch Exemplary Project
2018. Architectural Association

Technical Studies High Pass in B.Arch
2018. Architectural Association 

Selected Press, Media, and Interviews  

2021: Article at Design Week, “There’s a massive potential for design”: an Australian design guide,


2021: Interview with Unbuiltarch, ” MT.Everest habitat,”


2022: AA School News, “AA Alumna Youngbin Shin features at Lisbon Architecture Triennale”,


2022: Interview with Experimento de Ideas,


2023: AA School News, “AA alumna Youngbin Shin is Highly Commended in the Archisource Drawing of the Year 2022 Awards”,


2023: Featured in a publication by Archisource, “Ideas Pocketbook 2023”,


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