White Boat / IROJE KHM Architects

White Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - Facade, WindowsWhite Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - BeamWhite Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - Windows, Cityscape, FacadeWhite Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - Beam, SteelWhite Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - More Images+ 13

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White Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - Windows, Cityscape, Facade
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Text description provided by the architects. In the night, this moving machine looks like huge, urban installation of pop art which shows interesting car parade of moving and flying…….

White Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - Beam
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It is stand out at the prow of a shiplike tower clad in painted aluminum, a polycarbonate window reveals cars ascending and descending on steel lifts. We designed “show windows” of polycarbonate glass on the body of this car-storage, to give the life of light into inside and outside.


This tall car-park bldg. is new annex of “Silver boat” which is complex bldg. constructed about 20 years ago and this site is placed in the center of famous street of young students named “street of hongik university” in Seoul.

White Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - Beam, Steel
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“Silver boat” the existing main building is composed with three curved walls which are symbol of sailing boat on the Han-river, because the site was the place of a ferry in Han-river for a long time.


We formed this car-park bldg. as “another boat” of white to be harmonized with main bldg. “Silver Boat”, so it has been the dynamic concave-curved tower.

White Boat / IROJE KHM Architects - Facade, Windows
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Originally published on December 17, 2015

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Address:Donggyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Cite: "White Boat / IROJE KHM Architects" 13 Apr 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/778979/white-boat-iroje-khm-architects> ISSN 0719-8884

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