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Marimba House / ISON Architects

19:00 - 23 August, 2016
Marimba House / ISON Architects, © Kim jong oh
© Kim jong oh

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Yeonhui-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Desing Team

    Jean Son, Minji Kim
  • Area

    369.91 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Adagio Valley for Department of Music at University of Seoul / Wooridongin Architects

20:00 - 18 August, 2016
Adagio Valley for Department of Music at University of Seoul / Wooridongin Architects, © Kim Jae-Kyeong
© Kim Jae-Kyeong

© Kim Jae-Kyeong © Kim Jae-Kyeong © Kim Jae-Kyeong © Kim Jae-Kyeong +21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Jeonnong-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Collaborators

    J & J Architects Inc.
  • Area

    1285.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Villa Mangwon / aoa architects

19:00 - 17 August, 2016
Villa Mangwon / aoa architects, © Chin Hyosook
© Chin Hyosook

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MMK+ & Taehyung Park Transform Abandoned Island in Seoul Into New Cultural Hub

16:00 - 13 August, 2016
MMK+ & Taehyung Park Transform Abandoned Island in Seoul Into New Cultural Hub, Courtesy of MMK+
Courtesy of MMK+

Within the sprawling metropolis of Seoul lies an island "forgotten by time." Sitting beneath the Hangang Bridge on the River Han, the floating lot is now nothing but a relic of a bygone era. Formerly a popular man-made beach and recreational area, the past forty years have seen the site erased from the collective consciousness of the city. To breathe new life into the island, the Nodeul Island Dream competition was opened, and Seoul-based MMK+ and Taehyung Park's proposal 'Reconfigured Ground' took first prize. 

The proposal looks at the evolution of the island from constructed paradise to overgrown void. Throughout this evolution, an ecosystem has developed and gradual formal changes have taken place. The remote character of the island - currently accentuated by its abandonment - is to be transformed into a positive condition, as it becomes a cultural haven within the bustling city. The architects' design aims to "restore the wild nature of the island while re-programming its natural features as a cultural venue," once again making it a destination point for inhabitants of the city. 

Courtesy of MMK+ Courtesy of MMK+ Courtesy of MMK+ Courtesy of MMK+ +16

Davich Optical Chain / JOHO Architecture

20:00 - 10 August, 2016
Davich Optical Chain  / JOHO Architecture, © Thierry Sauvage
© Thierry Sauvage

© Jaehyeon KIM © Jaehyeon KIM © Jaehyeon KIM © Thierry Sauvage +24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Daechi-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Architect in Charge

    Jeonghoon LEE
  • Design Team

    Bong-Gwi Hong, Jun-hee Cho, Moonyoung Jeong
  • Area

    182.25 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

YAP Seoul – Temp’L / shinslab architecture

20:00 - 3 August, 2016
YAP Seoul – Temp’L  / shinslab architecture , © Kim Yong-Gwan
© Kim Yong-Gwan

© Kim Yong-Gwan © Kim Yong-Gwan Courtesy of Shinslab Architecture Courtesy of Shinslab Architecture +27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Project Team

    Shin H.C. Tchely, Claire Shin, Charles Girard ( Partner ), Souho Lee, Camille Chalverat, Javier García González, Taewoo Ha
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

    Kim Yong-Gwan, Courtesy of Shinslab Architecture, Yoon Jiwon

IHWARUAE / Z_Lab

20:00 - 29 July, 2016
IHWARUAE  / Z_Lab, © Kim Duck-chang
© Kim Duck-chang

© Kim Duck-chang © Kim Duck-chang © Kim Duck-chang © Kim Duck-chang +37

  • Architects

  • Location

    Ihwa-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Architect in Charge

    Lee Sang-muk, Noh Kyung-rok, Park Jung-hyun
  • Area

    83.6 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Seoul's Dramatic "New Towns" Are Captured in this Photoset by Manuel Alvarez Diestro

10:10 - 28 July, 2016
Seoul's Dramatic "New Towns" Are Captured in this Photoset by Manuel Alvarez Diestro, © Manuel Alvarez Diestro
© Manuel Alvarez Diestro

As Seoul’s population boomed, apartment blocks became commonplace. Photographer Manuel Alvarez Diestro spent 6 months exploring the city’s new towns, aiming to “reveal in visual terms the expansive nature of urbanization and the transformation of the landscape through the construction of these new housing developments of massive scale.”

© Manuel Alvarez Diestro © Manuel Alvarez Diestro © Manuel Alvarez Diestro © Manuel Alvarez Diestro +15

TA.R.I Architects Wins Second Prize for a Women's Complex Competition in Seoul

06:00 - 28 July, 2016
TA.R.I Architects Wins Second Prize for a Women's Complex Competition in Seoul, Courtesy of TA.R.I Architects
Courtesy of TA.R.I Architects

TA.R.I Architects has won second place in the competition for a Women's and Family Facility Complex in Seoul, South Korea, with its proposal, Space Salim. Based on the idea of welcoming the community and fixing its problems, the proposal centers on a diffuse system to represent the complexity of society.

Courtesy of TA.R.I Architects Courtesy of TA.R.I Architects Courtesy of TA.R.I Architects Courtesy of TA.R.I Architects +11

Sillim-dong Share House / JYA-RCHITECTS

22:00 - 20 July, 2016
Sillim-dong Share House / JYA-RCHITECTS , © Hwang  Hyochel
© Hwang Hyochel

© Hwang  Hyochel © Hwang  Hyochel © Hwang  Hyochel © JYA-RCHITECTS +36

MVRDV's "Golden Spot" Brightens Up Design for Seoul Entertainment Complex

10:20 - 20 July, 2016
MVRDV's "Golden Spot" Brightens Up Design for Seoul Entertainment Complex , © MVRDV
© MVRDV

MVRDV has announced plans for Paradise City, a 9,800 square meter entertainment plaza near Incheon Airport in Seoul, South Korea. Designer in partnership with Gansam Architects, the complex will consist of two monolithic forms housing retail and a nightclub, and new public spaces. The connecting element of the project is a giant golden spot at the public square, which the architects hope will become a beacon visible to tourists as they fly into the city.

© MVRDV © MVRDV © MVRDV © MVRDV +9

What a Salad / QNA Architecture Lab

19:00 - 18 July, 2016
What a Salad  / QNA Architecture Lab, © Jaehyuk Nam
© Jaehyuk Nam

© Jaehyuk Nam © Jaehyuk Nam © Jaehyuk Nam Diagram +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Designers

    Jay Song, Joon Kim
  • Client

    What A Company co.,ltd
  • Area

    70.24 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Sustainable Neverland Was the Inspiration Behind group8asia's Dream Island in Seoul

12:00 - 17 July, 2016
Sustainable Neverland Was the Inspiration Behind group8asia's Dream Island in Seoul, Courtesy of group8asia
Courtesy of group8asia

Architecture and Urban Planning firm group8asia has won third prize in the Seoul Metropolitan Government competition for the design of Nodeul Island with its sustainable project Seoul Green Dot.

Nodeul Dream Island leads with the idea of Neverland in mind, and is designed as “a utopia where nature and serenity are abundant.” Here, it is hoped that environmental economy, and socially sustainable practices can be utilized to create a space to transform the dense urban fabric.

Architects for Urbanity's 'Urban Womb' is a New Women and Family Complex Facility in Seoul, Korea

12:00 - 16 July, 2016
Architects for Urbanity's 'Urban Womb' is a New Women and Family Complex Facility in Seoul, Korea, Courtesy of Architects for Urbanity
Courtesy of Architects for Urbanity

Architects for Urbanity has released its designs for Seoul Urban Womb, a mixed-use women’s and family complex in South Korea. Located in Daebang-dong at the former site of the Seoul Women’s Shelter, the project aims to revitalize the current Seoul Women’s Plaza, a space previously described as “gloomy” and “deathlike.”

The new facility will serve as a connection between the Women’s Plaza and nearby train station, as a mix of public and private space, and is hoped to help “form creative culture, [teach] traditions, and expand the value of gender equality in family and community.”

Courtesy of Architects for Urbanity Courtesy of Architects for Urbanity Courtesy of Architects for Urbanity Courtesy of Architects for Urbanity +26

Huffington Post Korea Office / QNA Architecture Lab

19:00 - 15 July, 2016
Huffington Post Korea Office / QNA Architecture Lab, © Jaehyuk Nam
© Jaehyuk Nam

© Jaehyuk Nam © Jaehyuk Nam © Jaehyuk Nam © Jaehyuk Nam +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Gongdeok-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Designer

    Jay Song, Joon Kim
  • Client

    Huffington Post Korea
  • Area

    156.34 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

S-Project / AXIS Architects

19:00 - 14 July, 2016
S-Project  / AXIS Architects, © Sun Namgoong
© Sun Namgoong

© Sun Namgoong © Sun Namgoong © Sun Namgoong © Sun Namgoong +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Architect in Charge

    Myungchurl Pang
  • Design Team

    Pillsoon Hwang, Sungjae Kang, Jonggeun Jeong
  • Area

    998.19 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Tower Block Hybrid / Frits van Dongen

20:00 - 7 July, 2016
Tower Block Hybrid  / Frits van Dongen, © Kim Myoung Sik
© Kim Myoung Sik

© LH Group © Kim Myoung Sik © Kim Myoung Sik © Kim Myoung Sik +28

Carver Global / D-Werker Architects

17:00 - 6 July, 2016
Carver Global  / D-Werker Architects, © Inwoo Yeo
© Inwoo Yeo

© Inwoo Yeo © Inwoo Yeo © Inwoo Yeo © Inwoo Yeo +32

  • Architects

  • Location

    Daeheung-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Architect in Charge

    Jieun Lee, Hwon Yoon
  • Area

    1743.27 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs