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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

Sinseol-dong Hanok / CoRe architects

18:00 - 5 July, 2016
Sinseol-dong Hanok  / CoRe architects, © YongKwan Kim
© YongKwan Kim

© YongKwan Kim © YongKwan Kim © YongKwan Kim © YongKwan Kim +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sinseol-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Design Team

    Zongxoo U, Vin Kim, Youngrae Choi, Aran Cho, Heera Kang, Yunjeong Park
  • Area

    99.9 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

    YongKwan Kim, Courtesy of CoRe architect

Tornado-Shaped K-Pop Concert Hall Wins Competition for Seoul's Olympic Arena Renovation

12:00 - 3 July, 2016
Tornado-Shaped K-Pop Concert Hall Wins Competition for Seoul's Olympic Arena Renovation , Courtesy of HAEAHN Architecture and H Architecture
Courtesy of HAEAHN Architecture and H Architecture

New York’s H Architecture, in collaboration with South-Korea-based Haeahn Architecture, has won a nation-wide competition, organized by the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation, to design the renovation of the 1988 Olympic Gymnastics Arena, which is located within the Olympic Park in Seoul, Korea.

The arena not only holds historic significance with its role in the 1988 Olympics but is also “the premiere cultural performance venue of Korea,” with its location inside one of the largest man-made public parks in Korea.

Soorim Arts Center / IARC Architects

22:00 - 30 June, 2016
Soorim Arts Center / IARC Architects, © Youngchae Park
© Youngchae Park

© Youngchae Park © Youngchae Park © Youngchae Park © Youngchae Park +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    206-46 Cheongnyangri-dong, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Architect in Charge

    Seowon Oh (5pA)
  • Design Team

    Seokhong Go, Younggu Kang, Jiwon Lee, Uihun Kim, Yeonhong Ju, Geonwoo Koo, Haein Park
  • Area

    7130.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

White Edge on Brick / Designband YOAP Architects

19:00 - 7 June, 2016
White Edge on Brick / Designband YOAP Architects, © In Keun Ryoo
© In Keun Ryoo

© In Keun Ryoo © In Keun Ryoo © In Keun Ryoo © In Keun Ryoo +30

  • Architects

  • Location

    28-26 Munjeong-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Design Team

    Hyun Bo Shin, In Keun Ryoo, Doran Kim, Seohyun Lee
  • Area

    408.25 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

CJ azit / Betwin Space Design

22:00 - 3 June, 2016
CJ azit  / Betwin Space Design, © Yong-joon Choi
© Yong-joon Choi

© Yong-joon Choi © Yong-joon Choi © Yong-joon Choi © Yong-joon Choi +29

  • Architects

  • Location

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

    Betwin Space Design
  • Design Team

    Jae-yeol Lee, Jeong-ye Park, Jung-bin Sung, Min-woo Nam
  • Area

    388.68 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Venture Complex CEL / Soon Gak Jang + SIGONGtech + Jay is Working + Space NEN

19:00 - 31 May, 2016
© Wansoon Park
© Wansoon Park

© Wansoon Park © Wansoon Park © Wansoon Park © Wansoon Park +18

AMORE Sulwhasoo Flagship Store / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

22:00 - 26 May, 2016
AMORE Sulwhasoo Flagship Store / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, © Pedro Pegenaute
© Pedro Pegenaute

© Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute © Pedro Pegenaute +39

  • Architects

  • Location

    650, Sinsadong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Principals in Charge

    Lyndon Neri & Rossana Hu
  • Associate in Charge

    Anne-Charlotte Wiklander
  • Area

    1949.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs