Christina Na-Heon Cho

architect ¦ designer ¦ public engagement
Cox Architecture

Christina is a third generation architect. Born in Seoul and raised in Brisbane. Her practice in architecture, art and design, focuses on creating opportunities to spread creative, cultural and collaborative dialogue. She is a National Director of Cox Architecture, working across education, commercial, cultural and master planning projects.

Christina was co-organiser of PechaKucha Night Brisbane for over 10 years and curated over 50 events providing a platform for creatives from diverse backgrounds to learn, share, exchange ideas.

Christina studied architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and University of Queensland graduating as Valedictorian with first class honours. She is an Adjunct Professor at UQ. Awarded the 2018 AIA National Emerging Architect Prize, Australian Financial Review BOSS Magazine Young Executive and is a recipient of the Dulux Study Tour.

Through leadership within the profession and increased public profile and presence, Christina hopes to change the perception of stereotypes within our profession. Her hopes are to empower young women architects, especially those from multi-cultural backgrounds, to make meaningful contributions and together increase the awareness and understanding the role architecture can perform in shaping our cities.

Interested in
Public speaking, Juries, Sessional teaching or crits