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About Us: Faculty: You Kyong Ahn

You-Kyong Ahn, Assistant Professor, Art and Art History

You-Kyong Ahn616-526-6038
Office: Spoelhof Center 105A



MArch, Texas A&M University
PhD, Texas A&M University

Research and Professional Interests

  • Historic preservation/Adaptive reuse
  • Sacred architecture
  • Architectural theory
  • Interior design
  • Environmental color design
  • Visual communication


Recent Publications

"Adaptive-Use of Historic Churches: Functions and Preferences,” The Journal of Architectural and Planning Research. (Publication pending.)

Conference Presentations

"Community Reuse of Church Buildings and Sustainable Urban Renewal: Public Perception of Reuses” presented a paper at IMCL (International Making City Livable) annual meeting, Santa Fe, NM (June, 2008).

"Preserving the Pantheon: the Role of Critical Architectural Features in Adaptive Reuse Projects” presented a paper in SESAH (Southeast Chapter of architectural Historian) annual meeting, Auburn, AL (September, 2006).

"Adaptive Reuse of Abandoned Historic Churches” presented a poster in APTI, Atlanta, GA (Association of Preservation Technology International) Conference (September, 2006).

You-Kyong's artwork

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