Tae Wook Eum received a Master of Architecture from Harvard University, where he was nominated for the James Templeton Kelley Thesis Prize (David Adjaye Studio), and B.A. with Honours in Environmental Design and Architecture from Montana State University.
After graduation Tae Wook worked at BCHO Architects where he was a project designer of a number of award-winning projects, including Pai Chai University College of Art and Camerata Music Studio in Heyri Art Valley in South Korea.
Since joining KPMB Architects in 2007, Tae Wook has worked on a broad range of projects from art gallery renovation to complex urban-scale development.
He worked on a proposal for One Scollard, a luxury residential development in the prestigious Yorkville area, and has played a pivotal role in obtaining rezoning permission through the OMB process for 31A/Ribbon Development – a new 750,000 sq.ft. mixed-use development in the Distillery District, a national historic site in Toronto.
Tae Wook was also project architect for the renovation and expansion of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery in Toronto – one of the leading contemporary art galleries in Canada.
Most recently Tae Wook worked on the design and is project manager for 11 Wellesley, a mixed-use 60-storey residential tower development in the heart of a new urban park in Toronto.
Tae Wook’s current projects include 155 Cumberland and Pier 8, a new harbourside community in Hamilton, Ontario.