– Co-Instructor in Architecture, Harvard GSD
– Research Associate, LDT (GSD)
– Research Associate, REAL Lab (GSD)
Humbi Song is an architecture-trained designer, design strategist, and educator, focusing on the human experience of designed spaces. Song is a co-Instructor at Harvard Graduate School of Design for the VIS-2223 Digital Media course, a Research Associate at Harvard Laboratory for Design Technologies (LDT), and a Research Associate and Project Manager for GSD Responsive Environments and Artifacts Lab (REAL). Her design work and research focuses on technologically enhanced built environment, the impact of technology on possible futures, and the design of seemingly-alive interactive objects and installations. As a designer and fabricator, she specializes in digital “making” techniques and the integration of digital and physical realms, through a variety of fabrication and prototyping methods including woodworking, casting, vacuum-forming, 3D printing, CNC milling, and Arduino electronics programming. Her work has been exhibited internationally in Boston, New York, Atlanta, Milan, and London.
Song holds a Master in Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design, a fellowship at University of Cambridge, UK, and a Bachelors with honors from Harvard College in Social Studies and Art History. She has previously worked at firms such as Rogers Partners Architects & Urban Designers and Michael Van Valkenburgh & Associates (MVVA). She is currently an Associate at INVIVIA, a Boston-based design studio and design/technology/strategy consultancy, and will be a Fabrication Resident at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in the summer of 2021.