Professional Profile: Tai Soo Kim 2019

Tai Soo Kim

Name: Tai Soo Kim

Title: Founder and Partner


Location: Hartford, CT & Boston, MA

Birthplace: Korea

AEC Industry Associations member/volunteer: American Institute of Architects; American Institute of Architects’ National Design Committee; City of Hartford’s Design Review Board; Visiting design critic at Yale University, School of Architecture.

What does your firm do and any plans for the future? Building Design

Keys to success: Working hard and concentrating on what you do.

Did you have a mentor if so who & why? If not tell us about someone living or not who you admire: Louis I Khan. His architecture is derived from ideas, order and materials.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Continuing to strive to do better.

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Painter

Favorite novel: “Death in Venice” by Thomas Mann

Favorite film: “Sophie’s Choice”  starring Meryl Streep

Hobbies: Fishing