Kaiho Yu
kaiho.yu@uni-ak.ac.at.com

Kaiho Yu is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at University of Applied Arts Vienna, and the co-founder of Direct Tomorrow Lab (Dtl), a research incubator based in Vienna. From 2020, he started to co-curate the Sliver Lecture Series at the Institute of Architecture. Previously he has taught at UCLA and SCI-Arc. He holds a Master of Architecture from SCI-Arc.

Kaiho’s research and practice focus on the realm of new media, digital simulation, and robotic technologies. He is on the advisory board of UCL’s Perspectives Journal and also serves the academic committee of DigitalFUTURES Association. He has been in collaboration with Testa & Weiser, SCI-Arc Robot House, UCLA cityLABAmalia Ulman, HeXagōn, and Gallerie Falena. He has been invited for lectures at HOK, CallisonRTKL, and The Bartlett School of Architecture. Kaiho has worked in collaborative and independent installation works that have been exhibited in venues including Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Chicago Architecture Biennale, and Studio-X Beijing





Joyn Table Chasing (Study for Homage to Urs Fischer), Winter 2020
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Future Shanshui City: Towards a Natural Artificiality, Summer 2020
In collaboration with Sasha Tillmann, Karim Saleh, Arsenios Zachariadis, project assisanted by Joy Ma
Dwelling in Lishui Mountains International Urban Design Competition, Creative Future Shanshui City Proposal Award



Shenzhen Opera House, Summer 2020
Competition proposal, work in collaboration with MADA s.p.a.m.




Moscow Young Art Biennale, Summer 2020
In collaboration with Arsenios Zachariadis and Despoina Zachariadou



Shanjiao Island Cliff Hotel Concept Design, Spring 2020
Invited competition for Zhuhai Jiuzhouhaiyang Holding Group



Vilnius National Concert Hall, Spring 2020
Competition proposal, work in collaboration with Arsenios Zachariadis



Amazing Roofs, Spring 2019
Big Ideas for Small Lots NYC competition, in collaboration with HansonLA



Watcher >< Watched, Winter 2019
In collaboration with Yang Yang and Dana Cuff
Commissioned by Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture


Longhu Financial Center High-rise and Cultural Building Concept Design, Spring 2018
Invited Competition, work in collaboration with MADA s.p.a.m.



Amalia Ulman’s New York Amory Art Fair, Spring 2018
Commissioned by Amalia Ulman



Spam Batman Duck, Spring 2018
In collaboration with Arsenios Zachariadis, proposal for Milan Design Week



Verymanything (VR Installation), Winter 2017
In collaboration with Arsenios Zachariadis
Commissioned by Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture



Three’s Company, Fall 2017
In collaboration with Aaron Choi, view more on Vimeo



What the Fug, Summer 2017
In collaboration with Aaron Choi, view more on Vimeo



Superobject, Winter 2016
In collaboration with Aaron Choi



Stacking Bricks, Spring 2017



Play the Parts, Spring 2017
In collaboration with Aaron Choi and Connor Covey, view more on Vimeo


Fish, 2015
Featured on Underscore Journal Vo.2