KYU CHE is an interdisciplinary environment designer involved with architecture, design, and the visual arts. He received his education in Biology and Architecture at the University of California at Berkeley.
Drawing from his professional architectural experience and expertise, Kyu specializes in art space projects collaborating with artists and galleries to realize thought provoking, experimental spaces. His works have been presented in exhibitions at New Langton Arts, Yale Architecture Gallery, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and have been internationally recognized in Design publications including Surface, Mark (Frame) and DAMn magazines.
In addition to running a private practice providing high quality residential and commercial architecture services, Kyu is an enthusiastic supporter of non profit organizations involved in art, environmental sustainability and community service. His volunteer work includes serving as the architectural director for an archeological expedition in Sardenia, Italy for the Earthwatch Institute, collaborations with Creative Growth and has served as a member of the board of directors for New Langton Arts.
As a young boy, Kyu Che landed in Santa Monica, California having crossed the Pacific Ocean from his ancestral home in Korea. He grew up skateboarding and surfing along the California coast, combining his cross cultural heritage with an open minded and sunny west coast lifestyle. He currently lives and works in San Francisco, California.