– Research Associate, REAL
Humbi Song is a Research Associate and Teaching Associate at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). Her research focuses on the human experience of designed spaces, with an emphasis on a technologically enhanced built environment, the impact of technology on possible futures, and the design of interactive objects and installations. At Harvard GSD, she co-taught VIS-2223 Digital Media: Ambiance in Non-Places and Digital Media: Telepresence courses with Allen Sayegh in the spring semester of 2019-’20 and the fall semester of 2020-’21.
Humbi holds a Master in Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design, and received an A.B. from Harvard College with a degree in Social Studies and a secondary in History of Art and Architecture. She served as a Harvard-Cambridge Fellowship Scholar at University of Cambridge, England. Her work has been exhibited internationally in Boston, New York, Atlanta, Milan, and London. As a fabricator, she specializes in woodworking, casting (resin, concrete, etc.), vacuum-forming, 3D printing, and incorporating novel digital fabrication techniques. Previously, she gained professional experience from Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Rogers Partners Architects and Urban Designers, and INVIVIA, Inc. She has served on design juries at Harvard GSD, MIT, and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and will be a Fabrication Resident at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in the summer of 2021.