We were fortunate enough to be mentioned in a number of publications related to the Cooper Hewitt Design Award.

A sampling below:


  • “…Mikyoung Kim and her team give soul and humanity to public spaces.”


  • “The founding principal of the eponymous Boston-based firm, Mikyoung Kim often examines issues of urban resiliency and her work features artful meditations on water and light. Among her built works are Chongae River Restoration in Seoul, Korea; and the Chicago Botanic Learning Garden Learning Campus.”

Architects Newspaper

  • “Boston-based landscape architecture firm Mikyoung Kim Design was honored for its vast body of public work, much of it focused on improving urban resiliency.”

Cooper Hewitt Museum

  • “All 10 of this year’s winners present a powerful design perspective and body of work that is at once inclusive and deeply personal, accompanied by great achievement, humanity and social impact,” says Caroline Baumann, director of Cooper Hewitt.