Dong C. Shin

Dong C. Shin

Senior Associate

“A successful project requires an understanding of and appreciation for the local culture and history. My background affords me the cultural competence necessary to design and develop in a way that remains mindful of the surrounding people and environment.”

Peering through the windows of a gorgeous brick building next to his junior high school, Dong saw the large drafting tables of a famous Korean architecture company. Inspired by the architects at work inside, he knew he wanted to be a designer. With a career spanning more than 32 years, Dong has extensive project management experience domestically and overseas. He specific expertise in developing business with Korean clients and is involved in projects in the United States starting with the schematic design phase through construction documents. From commercial office projects and hotels to government and research institutions, his work can be found around the globe. Keen on pursuing new relationships with developers, as well as maintaining existing relationships, Dong brings a quality of professionalism and detail to all clients. In his spare time, Dong enjoys visiting historic sites, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Our Perkins Eastman:

As Director of Korean Operations, Dong is responsible for Perkins Eastman’s steadily growing body of work in the Asia Pacific region.


  • Phone:

  • +1 (212) 353-7670
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  • Education

  • University of New York at Buffalo, M. Arch; B.P.S.
  • Associations

  • Korean Society