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Second-Place Design Proposes Revitalization of Busan with Film in Korea

Second-Place Design Proposes Revitalization of Busan with Film in Korea
Second-Place Design Proposes Revitalization of Busan with Film in Korea, Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture
Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture

The collaboration of Seiyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Sungyeon Hwang and Wonyang Architecture has won second place in the International Ideas Competition for Establishing Busan Station as The Cub of Creative Economy in Busan, Korea. The competition sought out proposals to revitalize the original downtown area, Busan Station is the starting point for a larger Busan North Port redevelopment project.

Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture
Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture
Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture
Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture

The second place proposal aims to reprogram the existing plaza of Busan Station Square with adaptive reuse, in order to create a new public space, including many activities centered on film.

Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture
Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture
Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture
Courtesy of Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture

By converting the existing structure into a film-based space, the proposal seeks to cultivate a place for culture and fun, which additionally creates jobs, all without compromising the existing plaza.

Courtesy of Yongwon Kwon
Courtesy of Yongwon Kwon

Learn more about the project here.

News via Selyong Kim, Yongwon Kwon, Seongyen Hwang, and Wonyang Architecture.

Cite: Sabrina Santos. "Second-Place Design Proposes Revitalization of Busan with Film in Korea" 14 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/792969/second-place-design-proposes-revitalization-of-busan-with-film-in-korea/> ISSN 0719-8884