Earth House / BCHO Architects

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Architect: Byoungsoo Cho
Location: Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of
Project Team: Hongjoon Yang, Woohyun Kang, Taehyun Nam, Nicholas Locke, Yongjun Cho
Consultant: Keunsik Shin
Geothermal: REHAU AG +Co.
Contractor: CPLUS International Co. Ltd.
Site area: 660.00 sqm
Gross floor area: 32.49 sqm
Total floor area: 32.49 sqm
Project Year: 2008-2009
Photographs: Wooseop Hwang, Yong Gwan Kim

Hanil Visitors Center & Guest House / BCHO Architects

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Architect: Byoungsoo Cho
Location: 77, Pyeongdong-ri, Maepo-eup, Danyang-gu, Chungbuk,
Project Team: Nicholas Locke, Youngjin Kang, Taehyun Nam, Greg Hale, Seunghyun Kim
Consultants: Mark West, C.A.S.T. University of Manitoba
Site area: 3,957 sqm
Gross floor area: 648.9 sqm
Total floor area: 1,031.2 sqm
Design Year: 2007-2008
Construction Year: 2008-2009
Photographs: Yong Gwan Kim

Scissor House / BCHO Architects

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Architect: Byoungsoo Cho
Location: Seohong-dong, Seogwipo Jeju-do,
Project Team: Woohyun Kang
Consultants: Ja Yeon Jeju Landscape Architects
Site area: 3,438 sqm
Gross floor area: 322.3 sqm
Total floor area: 247.2 sqm
Design Year: 2007-2008
Construction Year: 2008-2010
Photographs: Wooseop Hwang

P House / HAHN Design

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Architect: HAHN Design / Hahn Joh
Location: Jongno-gu, , Korea
Client: Namjun Park
Design Team: HAHN Design(Hahn Joh/Jungho Ryu/Wooseok Jung/Mikyoung Kim) +MORE Arch(Youngsam Moon)
Consultant: Heekyu Kim(Struct.), SEEBOO Eng.(MEP), JUNGANG(Civil)
General Contractor: Namjun Park
Site Area: 609.0 sqm
Building Area: 207.5 sqm
Total Foor Area: 532.4 sqm
Project Year: 2006-2007
Photographs: Courtesy of HAHN Design + Jeoseong E

M+ / HAHN Design

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Architect: HAHN Design / Hahn Joh
Location: Gangnam-gu, Seoul,
Client: Jeonghun Oh
Design Team: HAHN Design (Hahn Joh/Deokjae Kim/Jinhyung Cho/Wonseok Kim/Sehee Lee) + NC Partners (Jongwon Seo)
Consultant: NC Partners(Struct.), Doul Int. Eng.(MEP)
General Contractor: Youngchun Construction
Site Area: 611.5 sqm
Building Area: 345.97 sqm
Total Foor Area: 1,269.63 sqm
Project Year: 2007-2009
Photographs: Courtesy of HAHN Design + Soo Ok Chai

Kangbuk Samsung Hospital / Hyunjoon Yoo Architects

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Architect: Hyunjoon Yoo Architects
Location: Samsung Headquarter Basement, 2 Taepyoung-ro, Joong-gu, ,
Client: Kangbuk Samsung Hospital
Collaborators: Kookbo Design Co. Ltd, Samsung Everland Co. Ltd
Size: 5,697 sqm
Design Year: 2009
Completion Year: 2010
Photographs: Seunghoon Yum

APAP Open School / LOT-EK

Infamously known for their work with shipping containers (be sure to check out their Puma City previously featured on AD), American-firm LOT -EK has nearly completed the , in Korea.  The containers are perched atop each other creating spaces beneath them for a public amphitheater, within them for educational functions and even on top of them for a long decked roof offering great views.

More images and more about the school after the break.

So Da Hun / IROJE KHM Architects

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Architect: IROJE KHM Architects / HyoMan Kim
Location: 229-2 Bigeun-dong, Pyeongtak, Gyeounggi-do,
Design team: Hyun Jung Ju
Structure designer: MOA. Sung Yeong Oh
Contractor: Dong Jun Yu
Site area: 107 sqm
Bldg. area: 63.25 sqm
Gross floor area: 197.27 sqm
Photographs: Jong Oh Kim

The National Museum of Korean Contemporary History / G.Lab*

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G.Lab* by Gansam Architects and Partners sent us their proposal for the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History in , using a mix of reinforced concrete and structure to create two interesting volumes to house 5,000 years of history.

Images, drawings and the project statement after the break.

Wa Sun Jai / IROJE KHM Architects

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Architect: IROJE KHM Architects / HyoMan Kim
Location: GungNaeDong, BunDangGu, SeongNam, GyeongGiDo, Korea
Design Team: SuMi Jung, MiYeong Park
Structure designer: Guang Min Jeon
Contractor: Yeong Kim
Structure: Rahmen
Exterior finishing: Cor-Ten , Dryvit
Interior finishing: Exposed concrete, Lacquer on gypsum board, Wood flooring
Site Area: 515 sqm
Building Area: 200.66 sqm
Gross floor area: 275 sqm
Photographs: JongOh Kim

Myongji University Bangmok Library / Gansam Architects & Associates

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Architect: Gansam Architects & Associates
Location: ,
Project Architect: Taijip Kim
Design team: Kiyoung Han, Mijung Kim, Myunghee Jang, Sun A Park, Kyungsu Jeong
Project Year: 2007-2010
Photographs: Gansam Architects & Associates

S-Trenue Tower / Mass Studies

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Architects: Mass Studies
Location: , Korea
Project Team: Minsuk Cho, Kisu Park, Zongxoo U, Younkyoung Shin, Sangkyu Jeon, Jingyoung Ha, Geunmi Ryu, Jieun Lee, Joonhee Lee, Daeun Jeong, Bumhyun Chun, Kiwoong Ko, Hartmut Flothmann, Dongchul Yang, Seongbeom Mo, Byungkyun Kim, Jisoo Kim, Songmin Lee, Vin Kim, Young Kim, Ranhee Kim, Kwangjin Woo, Minho Hwang, Jiyoung Yoon, Chungwhan Park
Structural Engineering: Junwoo Structure
MEP Engineering: HANA Consulting & Engineers
Civil Engineering: CG E&C
Landscaping: Alban Mannisi + Soltos Landscaping
Construction: SK E&C
Client: SK Networks
Site Area: 2,931 sqm
Project Area: 39,898.56 sqm
Design Year: 2006
Construction Year: 2006-2009
Photographs: Iwan Baan, Kyungsub Shin & Yong-Kwan Kim

SuperOcean / Ginseng Chicken

Ginseng Chicken‘s latest competition entry for the thematic pavilion of the 2012 Yeosu World Expo in explores the relationship between land, coast, ocean and people.  Entitled SuperOcean, the project features a sampling of the ocean, as if a section was lifted above the surface as a way to allow viewers to explore the secrets the deep sea has to offer.  ”When exploring the question of what type of form best represents the identity of the ocean, we realized that the ocean has very objective and quantitative factors such as depth, surface level and area, but at the same time is a very abstract, even spiritual entity to others,” explained the architects.

More images, diagrams and more about the project after the break.

Lim Geo Dang / IROJE KHM Architects

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Architects: IROJE KHM Architects
Location: JangHangDong, IlSan, GoYang,
Architect in Charge: HyoMan Kim
Project manager: JiWon Han
Site area: 231.6 sqm
Gloss floor area: 199.22 sqm
Photographs: YongKwan Kim

Jo Rin Hun / IROJE KHM Architects

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Architects: HyoMan Kim – IROJE KHM Architects
Location: 15-152, Hyehwa-dong, Jongro-gu, Seoul,
Design team: SuMi Jung, MiYeong Park
Structure designer: YeongRok Sin
Contractor: Yeong Kim
U S E: Multi Family House
Site area: 169.97 sqm
Bldg. area: 100.28 sqm
Gross floor area: 447.85 sqm
Photographs: JongOh Kim

ROK Navy Museum / G.Lab*

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, a department of Gansam Partners in Seoul, was awarded first prize for their design of a Navy Museum in .  The design reflects “the turbulent history of the Korean Navy and the unwavering spirit of the men and women who serve this branch.”  Inspired by the unpredictability of the ocean,  G.Lab*’s form for the museum is an undulating mass that folds.  On the interior, the volume creates a circulation path which weaves and intersects in multiple spaces.

More images and more about the museum after the break.

Casamoro Condominiums / G.Lab*

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Architect: By Gansam Partners
Location: Hongcheon, South Korea
Client: Sangtae Kim
Project Architect: Chuloh Jung
Design team: Lawrence Ha, Choonggu Ji, Binhee Joo, Heejoo Park, Miran Cho, Jee-Eun Kim
Project area: 2,200 sqm
Completion year: 2009
Photographs: G.Lab*

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Purple Hill House / IROJE KHM Architects

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Architect : HyoMan Kim – IROJE KHM Architects
Location: Youngin, Gyeounggi-do,
Design team : KyeongJin Jung, JiWon Ym, EunHae Park
Structure designer : MOA. SungYeong Oh
Contractor : JEHYO
Site area : 554 sqm
Bldg. area :  110.28 sqm
Gross floor area : 290.88 sqm
Photographer : JongOh Kim

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