Ronald J. Holecek, AIA, president and chief executive officer of Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WATG), has announced the election of Sih-Young Jeon, AIA, to associate in the firm.
With a B.A., Architecture from Han Yang University in South Korea, and an M.A., Architecture from University of Michigan, Jeon joined the firm’s Honolulu office in 1996. He is responsible for management, planning and design of various projects from concept through construction documentation phases. Jeon has participated in many different project types, including Seocho Dong Tower in Seoul, South Korea; Kyowon Training Complex, South Korea; The Palace Tower at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada; Yongsan Family House and Sang Am Mixed-use, both in Seoul, South Korea; Dalian Golden Pebble Beach Resort in Dalian, China; Outrigger Wailea Resort renovation in Maui, Hawaii; Koje Training Center, Koje Island, South Korea; Oak Valley Destination Resort, Kang-Wan-Do, South Korea; Kangwon Casino Resort, Kuhan, South Korea; and Sungwoo Condominium in Cheju, South Korea.
Since its founding in 1945, Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo (WATG) has become the world’s leading design consultant for the hospitality, leisure, and entertainment industries. The firm’s projects—many of them have become international landmarks—can be found in over 130 countries across six continents. The firm’s list of active projects includes work in South Korea, China, the U.S. Mainland, and the Caribbean.
WATG is a member, along with Callison Architecture and TVS, of Insight Alliance, a global alliance of design industry leaders.