Magok Hive Office Building / Archium + In-Cheurl Kim

Magok Hive Office Building / Archium + In-Cheurl Kim

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Magok Hive Office Building / Archium  + In-Cheurl Kim - Exterior Photography, Facade
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The structural format from the “Magok Hive” is the same as “Urban Hive”, which was designed in 2008. By combining columns and beams diagonally, it created a structural wall in which the flow of gravity came down straight and removed the gap between the stress lines.

Magok Hive Office Building / Archium  + In-Cheurl Kim - Interior Photography, Kitchen, Windows, Glass
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First Floor Plan
Magok Hive Office Building / Archium  + In-Cheurl Kim - Interior Photography, Windows, Glass, Beam
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When a glass-wall that divides the interior is separated from the structural wall, the structural wall can become an exterior skin. This method is based on the principle from the Korean traditional building, “Hanok”. In the case of “Hanok”, there are the exterior skins behind the wooden structure. It can be applied at modern structural system, reinforced concrete.

Magok Hive Office Building / Archium  + In-Cheurl Kim - Interior Photography, Stairs, Facade, Column
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The space of the research facilities, offices and supporting facilities will become one by the seven-story atrium open toward the sky. The atrium is empty, but not just empty. It will be filled with light coming into the skylight and the gaze going in and out of each floors.

Magok Hive Office Building / Archium  + In-Cheurl Kim - Interior Photography
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Front Elevation
Magok Hive Office Building / Archium  + In-Cheurl Kim - Interior Photography, Handrail, Steel
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At noon, the diamond of light will flow the polycarbonate wall, which is located at the middle. It will arrive at the transparent floor constructed by resin containing white gravels. The 1,800mm-wide transparent band becomes a stream that connects the lobby diagonally, allowing the space to flow.

Magok Hive Office Building / Archium  + In-Cheurl Kim - Exterior Photography, Facade
© Park Youngchae

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Address:58-3 Magok-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, South Korea

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Cite: "Magok Hive Office Building / Archium + In-Cheurl Kim" 09 Oct 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/949139/magok-hive-office-building-archium-plus-in-cheurl-kim> ISSN 0719-8884

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