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

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

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Courtesy of group8asia

The island is designed using a phased development process, so that its independent cells “will propagate with cultural, ecological, and cohesive principles, creating its own infrastructure and footprint.” This gives Green Dot an unique opportunity for adaptable architecture to take over on the island. 

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Courtesy of group8asia
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This way “there is no forced development, but rather development that is community-led and that has social significance. As the cells grow and form clusters, the activities, recycling, energy production, urban farming, and connections become stronger.

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Courtesy of group8asia
  • Architects

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Project Team

    manuel der hagopian, grégoire du pasquier, nicolas moser, laurence savy, le quang, emmanuelle dejos, camille vallet, matilde mozzi, nguyen ngoc thuong, nguyen van thanh, nguyen ngoc thuy, nguyen huy tung
  • Project Consultants

    nam sung-taeg (hanyang university, republic of korea), boydens engineering, ney + partners
  • Project Year

    2016

Learn more about the project here.

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Cite: Sabrina Santos. "Sustainable Neverland Was the Inspiration Behind group8asia's Dream Island in Seoul" 17 Jul 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/791297/sustainable-neverland-was-the-inspiration-behind-group8asia-dream-island-in-seoul/> ISSN 0719-8884
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可持续的梦幻岛启发 Group8asia 在首尔的梦之岛项目