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Cornerstone 1-532 / Leehong Kim Architects

22:00 - 20 February, 2018
Cornerstone 1-532 / Leehong Kim Architects, © Kyung Sub Shin
© Kyung Sub Shin

© Kyung Sub Shin © Kyung Sub Shin © Kyung Sub Shin © Kyung Sub Shin + 17

Around Magazine Office Building / FHHH friends

22:00 - 14 February, 2018
© Kim Yong Kwan
© Kim Yong Kwan

© Kim Yong Kwan © Kim Yong Kwan © Kim Yong Kwan © Kim Yong Kwan + 44

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Team

    Yoon Hanjin, Han Seung Jae, Han Yang Kyu
  • Area

    99.5 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

ID Hospital / Dongjin Kim + L'eau Design

19:00 - 29 January, 2018
ID Hospital / Dongjin Kim + L'eau Design, © Shin, Kyungsub
© Shin, Kyungsub

© Shin, Kyungsub © Shin, Kyungsub © Shin, Kyungsub © Shin, Kyungsub + 21

‘Hanbit Publishing Network’ Renovation / Idea5 Architects

20:00 - 2 January, 2018
© Kwang Sik JUNG
© Kwang Sik JUNG

© Kwang Sik JUNG © Kwang Sik JUNG © Kwang Sik JUNG © Kwang Sik JUNG + 34

  • Architects

  • Location

    10-8 Yanghwa-ro 23-gil, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architect

    YoungRan Kang
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Raphael Center / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects

20:00 - 23 December, 2017
Raphael Center / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects, © KIM Jaekyung
© KIM Jaekyung

© KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung + 16

Micro-Cosmos Soyul / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects

20:00 - 19 December, 2017
© KIM Jaekyung
© KIM Jaekyung

© KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung + 28

Place J / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects

19:00 - 14 December, 2017
Place J / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects, © KIM Jaekyung
© KIM Jaekyung

© KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung © KIM Jaekyung + 30

The Results Are In: 2017 Was Another Record-Breaking Year for Skyscrapers

12:45 - 14 December, 2017
Tallest 20 skyline. Image Courtesy of CTBUH
Tallest 20 skyline. Image Courtesy of CTBUH

2017 was another banner year for skyscraper construction.

According to the 2017 Tall Building Year in Review, the annual web report from The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), a record-breaking 144 buildings 200 meters tall (656 feet tall) or higher were completed in 2017, led by the 599-meter-tall Ping An Finance Center and 555-meter-tall Lotte World Tower.

In the report, CTBUH outlines this year’s trends in tall building design. Notably, 2017 proved to be the most geographically diverse year in history for tall buildings, with 69 cities across 23 countries completing new towers, an significant increase from 54 cities and 18 countries in 2016. Of those numbers, 28 cities and 8 countries completed their new tallest building.

150 North Riverside / Goettsch Partners. Image © Nick Ulivieri Photography Lotte World Tower; Seoul, South Korea / KPF. Image Courtesy of CTBUH Ping An Finance Center; Shenzhen, China / KPF. Image Courtesy of CTBUH Raffles City Hangzhou; Hangzhou, China / UN Studio. Image © Hufton+Crow + 27

Dominique Perrault's Crystalline Glass Scheme Wins Competition for Underground Multi-Modal Hub in Seoul

16:30 - 1 November, 2017
Dominique Perrault's Crystalline Glass Scheme Wins Competition for Underground Multi-Modal Hub in Seoul, © Rayus, Dominique Perrault Architecte, adagp
© Rayus, Dominique Perrault Architecte, adagp

Dominique Perrault Architecture has been selected as the winner of an international competition to design the Gangnam International Transit Center, a new multimodal hub and shopping center located in the heart of Seoul, South Korea.

Called Lightwalk, the project will be centered around a below and above ground axial corridor described by the architects as  “minimalistic, yet incredibly powerful gesture” in dialogue with the nearby Han River, Tancheon Stream and the mountains beyond. Within the “groundwalk” and surrounding area will be exhibition spaces, cafes, restaurants, offices and an educational center. Underground spaces will be located beneath a crystalline glass roof, connecting program back to the city and natural light and air.

See the full description from the architects below.

© Rayus, Dominique Perrault Architecte, adagp © Rayus, Dominique Perrault Architecte, adagp © Rayus, Dominique Perrault Architecte, adagp © Rayus, Dominique Perrault Architecte, adagp + 18

SEOULLO Skygarden / MVRDV

00:00 - 27 October, 2017
SEOULLO Skygarden / MVRDV, © Ossip van Duivenbode
© Ossip van Duivenbode

© Ossip van Duivenbode © Ossip van Duivenbode © Ossip van Duivenbode © Ossip van Duivenbode + 71

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Design Team

    Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs, Nathalie de Vries, Wenchian Shi, Kyosuk Lee, Kai Wang, Ángel Sánchez Navarro, Jaewoo Lee, Antonio Luca Coco, Matteo Artico, Jaime Domínguez Balgoma
  • Landscape Architect

    Ben Kuipers
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Fighting House / studio_suspicion

22:00 - 19 October, 2017
Fighting House / studio_suspicion, © Ryoo, In Keun
© Ryoo, In Keun

© Ryoo, In Keun © Ryoo, In Keun © Ryoo, In Keun © Ryoo, In Keun + 34

  • Architects

  • Location

    185-15 Sageun-dong, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architects

    Park, Tae Sang ; Cho, Soo Young
  • Area

    274.78 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Jam2go / Betwin Space Design

20:00 - 29 September, 2017
© Yong-joon Choi
© Yong-joon Choi

© Yong-joon Choi © Yong-joon Choi © Yong-joon Choi © Yong-joon Choi + 26

  • Interiors Designers

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architects

    Hwan-woo Oh, Jung-gon Kim
  • Area

    1159.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Crevice House / ThEPlus Architects

22:00 - 26 September, 2017
Crevice House  / ThEPlus Architects, © In Keun Ryoo
© In Keun Ryoo

© In Keun Ryoo © In Keun Ryoo © In Keun Ryoo © In Keun Ryoo + 45

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architects

    Hanjun Cho
  • Design Team

    Dowon Seo, Hyunwoo Lee, Namhi Kwun
  • Area

    133.92 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Brick Cubes / Design Guild

22:00 - 8 September, 2017
Brick Cubes / Design Guild, Courtesy of Design Guild
Courtesy of Design Guild

Courtesy of Design Guild Courtesy of Design Guild Courtesy of Design Guild Courtesy of Design Guild + 40

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Area

    184.0 m2

Greycouch / IDEACOUCH

19:00 - 8 September, 2017
Greycouch / IDEACOUCH, © Taehyun Ryu
© Taehyun Ryu

© Taehyun Ryu © Taehyun Ryu © Taehyun Ryu © Taehyun Ryu + 34

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architect

    Jaesun Kim / JOYUL ARCHITECTURE
  • Area

    125.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Dominique Perrault and Students Envision Underground Solutions for an Underused Gallery at the 2017 Seoul Biennale

16:55 - 5 September, 2017
Dominique Perrault and Students Envision Underground Solutions for an Underused Gallery at the 2017 Seoul Biennale, © Dominique Perrault SUBLABEPFL x EWHA
© Dominique Perrault SUBLABEPFL x EWHA

Currently on display outside the Zaha Hadid-designed Dongdaemum Design Plaza as part of the 2017 Seoul Biennale, the Groundscape eXPerience Pavilion is a 30-meter-long steel grid structure featuring a sequence of 28 experiments of underground architecture by 60 university students from Swiss Institute of Technology (EPFL) and EWHA Women's University (Seoul, South Korea).

Led by professor Dominique Perrault, the installation is a scale model of the 2.7 kilometer Seoul city central Euljiro underground gallery, an underutilized market space in the city center. The 28 “urban fossils” explore possibilities for the revitalization of the gallery, reimagining the structure as an urban link that is part of a larger “network of urban substance and material.”

© Dominique Perrault SUBLABEPFL x EWHA © Dominique Perrault SUBLABEPFL x EWHA © Namgoong Sun © Dominique Perrault SUBLABEPFL x EWHA + 23

Chosunoak The Oak / By Seog Be Seog + mmoa. Studios

19:00 - 28 August, 2017
Chosunoak The Oak / By Seog Be Seog + mmoa. Studios, © Yongjoon Choi
© Yongjoon Choi

© Yongjoon Choi © Yongjoon Choi © Yongjoon Choi © Yongjoon Choi + 33

  • Architects

  • Location

    229-1 Euljiro-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Architects in Charge

    Junwoong Seog (By Seog Be Seog), Jinwoong Kim (mmoa. Studios)
  • Area

    206.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Harim Group Headquarters Building / The Beck Group

20:00 - 11 August, 2017
Harim Group Headquarters Building / The Beck Group, © Sung Hoon Yum
© Sung Hoon Yum

© Sung Hoon Yum © Sung Hoon Yum © Sung Hoon Yum © Sung Hoon Yum + 20

  • Architects

  • Location

    Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Lead Architects

    Rick del Monte, Jay Chung, Ik Joo Lee, Yoosook Lee
  • Area

    10000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs