YUN Architecture is an architectural design practice located in Brooklyn, New York. Regardless of project size, we bring intense curiosity and a belief in a unique approach to all our projects. Each project is special to us.

We revel in the challenges each project comes with and we strive to find solutions in collaboration with many, from our consultants to the craftsmen which execute our work – and always in partnership with our clients.

We do not limit our approach to a particular style, as we find direction and inspiration from each space and place. Through critical analysis of site and program, the essence of every project lies with our belief in clarity and beauty.

Our inspiration comes from our distinct cultural backgrounds, from our frequent travels abroad and our lives in Brooklyn and New York. With that, we seek designs that last – stylistically and physically – and are enjoyed for decades to come.

YUN Architecture believes in the duty to protect our natural environment and strives for designs which use available resources responsibly and intelligently. We want to do more with less.

Susan Yun
Susan Yun
AIA, Founder and Principal

Susan Yun founded YUN Architecture in 2014, after 18 years of experience in design and management of a wide range of projects across the US and Asia.

Working previously for the renowned offices of Tsao & McKown, Gluckman Mayner and Selldorf Architects, Susan was in charge of projects such as large private apartments, townhouses and ground-up vacation homes, in addition to commercial galleries, offices and restaurants.

At Selldorf Architects, Susan led design teams for the strategic reorganization of Christie’s auction house headquarters and new gallery spaces, the transformation of an old Studebaker service building into commercial office space and the creation of the new restaurant and event space Berg’n in Brooklyn which was the recipient of the Lucy G. Moses Award for exemplary historic preservation and Masterworks Award from the Municipal Arts Society of New York.

Susan was born in South Korea and grew up in Vancouver, Canada, before settling in New York City for her studies in fashion design and architecture. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architectural and Environmental Design from Parsons School of Design and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Felix Ade
Felix Ade
AIA, Associate Principal

Felix has over 18 years experience in cultural, institutional and civic projects of various scales located across the US and abroad. He joined YUN Architecture in 2016 after 14 years as project manager at the internationally acclaimed office of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.

His experience in cultural projects includes the expansion of the Phoenix Art Museum in Arizona and the renovation of Lincoln Center’s Rubinstein Atrium (AIA Honor Award) to become an indoor public garden and event stage for the center’s upcoming artists.
His institutional projects encompass a campus design for a private school on Long Island and the University of Chicago Logan Center (AIA Honor Award), which brings together the theater, dance, visual arts and film departments in one multidisciplinary center for the arts at the University’s south side.

Felix also managed the 3-office design team for the new United States Embassy in Mexico City, currently under construction.

Felix was born in Germany and studied architecture at the University of Berlin and Karlsruhe, Germany, in addition to a one-year scholarship in Lyon, France. Felix came to the US for post-graduate studies of urban design at Columbia University where he received his Master of Architecture & Urban Design.