Jayoung Koo

Phone (859) 257-7295

Assistant Professor, Landscape Architecture
S-305 Agricultural Science Center North
Lexington KY 40546-0091

Professional Profile

Jayoung joined CEDIK in September 2012 after finishing her PhD at the University of California, Davis. Her doctoral research explored conversions of urban brownfields into sustainable public open spaces and how people currently use and perceive of the transformed places. She provides design assistance to Extension communities throughout the state. Her research and teaching interests include restoration of deteriorated landscapes, social factors of public places and support for healthy sustainable communities.