Posts Tagged ‘Seoul’
Friday, April 17th, 2015
Article source: Arquitectonica
American International Group and the Seoul Metropolitan Government were partners in the development of this 507,075m2 / 5,458,153sf mixed-use project in which Arquitectonica designed the master plan, the architecture and portions of the interiors. The complex became a new hub for the financial, securities and insurance companies concentrated in Seoul. It features three international A-grade commercial office towers, a five-star hotel, three-level luxury retail mall, megaplex cinema complex, fine dining and drinking establishments and significant new outdoor public spaces. The site is located at the center of Yeouido Island, and will serve as a major pedestrian link between the subway station and Riverside and Yeouido Plaza Park.
Image Courtesy © Arquitectonica
- Architects: Arquitectonica
- Project: International Finance Center
- Location: Seoul, Korea
Friday, March 20th, 2015
Article source: THE_SYSTEM LAB
The relationship between the urban landscapes.
The building is located on 104 Hannam Blvd., which connects the Tunnel 2 and Hannam Bridge. As one of the streets with the most traffic congestion, it has defined the characteristic of the site. Even though the project is a small building, defining the urban landscape was the question and it became the starting point for the plan. In conclusion, the visual interaction between the users in the building and those, people in the car, on the street during traffic congestion’s was explored. The facade, which mostly composes the urban scenery, does not allow any visual communication between the pedestrians nor the vehicles. This project is to depart from the unilateral communication where only the users in the building are allowed to look out. The natural, visual communication between the environment (pedestrians, residents) and the architecture will reevaluate the characteristics of the architectures that comprise the urban landscape.
Image Courtesy © Yongkwan Kim
- Architects: THE_SYSTEM LAB
- Project: Hannam-Dong HANDS Corporation Headquarters
- Location: 104, Hannam-daero, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea
- Photography: Yongkwan Kim
- Design: Chanjoong Kim
- Design team: Choonglyeol Lee, Sanghyun Park, Jongkil Kim, Jinchul Choi
- Client: HANDS CORPORATION Ltd
- Structural engineer: THE KUJO Co., Ltd (more…)
Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
Article source: studio_GAON
This building is named ‘Suo-jae(守吾齋)’, which means ‘the house to uphold myself’. The Name ‘Suo-jae’ belongs to a house of Yak-hyunJeong – whose brother was Dasan Yak-yongJeong, one of the greatest scholars in late Choseon dynasty- as well as the title of a prose which was written by the scholar. The prose was written when the scholar visited his brother’s house and introspect about his life upon hearing the name. The poem is a masterpiece, making us take a look at ourselves; about the balance between confidence and prudence, and how hard it is to keep uphold ourselves
Image Courtesy © Youngchae Park
- Architects: studio_GAON (Hyoungnam Lim, Eunjoo Roh)
- Project: Suo-jae: The House to Uphold Myself
- Location: Donggyo Dong 164-11, MapoGu, Seoul, South Korea
- Photography: Youngchae Park
- Translation: Joowon Moon
- Project Team: Sungpil Lee, Minjung Choi, Sangwoo Yi, Seongwon Won, Hanmoe Lee, Joowon Moon
- Building scope: 4f, (1~3f: 49.5㎡, 4f:15.4㎡)
- Building history: first built in 1992, renovated in 2014.
- Structure: before – masonry structure, after – steel frame structure
- Construction: Starsis
- Design Period: 2013.9-2014.5
- Construction Period: 2013.10-2014.8
Friday, February 20th, 2015
Article source: Piuarch.
The Milanese studio Piuarch realizes the new Givenchy flagship store in Seoul (South Korea), in close collaboration with the art director of the Maison, Riccardo Tisci.
Image Courtesy © Kyungsub Shin
- Architects: Piuarch.
- Project: Givenchy flagship store
- Location: Seoul, South Korea
- Photography: Kyungsub Shin
- Client: Givenchy Group
- Built area: 404 sqm
Saturday, February 7th, 2015
Article source: Dongjin Kim / L’EAU design Co.,Ltd.
A City is a community filled with diverse discrete entities and a silhouette appears by the creation of a standardized system for the mutual co-existence of all entities. It is the Architecture which forms their living environment within this unknown disorder among the city’s entities. Architecture is a multi-layered, three dimensional object within the Urban Eco-system. If the architecture is seized by the logic of economy and hardens to a solid object and cannot react flexibly to the variety of changes and the environmental stimulus, the flow of symbiosis forms within the biosphere will inevitably break naturally.
Image Courtesy © Park Wan-soon
- Architects: Dongjin Kim / L’EAU design Co.,Ltd.
- Project: Tropism of Wild Flower
- Location: 49-27, Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea
- Photographer: Park Wan-soon
- Site area: 202.20§³
- Building Area: 99.03§³
- GFA (Gross Floor Area): 598.05§³
- Landscape Area: 14.30§³
- Coverage ratio: 48.98%
- Floor Area Ratio: 245.07%
- Building Scope: B1, 6F
- Material: Exposed concrete, Appointed metal
- Construction: E-ECO Construction
- Design Period: 2011 January ~ 2011 May
- Construction Period: 2011 June ~ 2012 January
Friday, December 12th, 2014
Article source: studio METAA
‘Public area’ is further than ‘Private area’ and it is necessity to make a ‘collectivity life’ through the city community and civil society. Moreover, the character of Public area is the character of the city and quality of public area shows the standard of the city.
Marronnier park couldn’t positioned between ‘neighborhood park’ and ‘public area’ before. Until now, every ruins of desire is accumulated, for instance functions, facilities and sculptures that doesn’t harmonized each other.
Image Courtesy © Jaekyung Kim
- Architects: studio METAA
- Project: Marronnier Park
- Location: 124-1 Donsung-don, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
- Photography: Jaekyung Kim
- Architect in Charge: Jongho Yi, Euijung Woo
- Architecture Design: Sangjin Yi, H-Sung Kim, young-b kim, Minkyu Sang, Sekyung Huh, Eunsuk Lee
- Landscape Design: Seungjin Park(design loci), Youngmi Jung(Edenplne)
- Civil Engineer: Daehan Consultant
Thursday, November 27th, 2014
Article source: ArchiWorkshop.kr
The site for ‘White Cube, Mangwoo’ is located in the east side of Seoul in South Korea, overlooking a beautiful Mangwoo Mountain. The area has been designated as a redevelopment area for a long time but recently, development was cancelled on demand by residents.
Image Courtesy © June Young Lim
- Architects: ArchiWorkshop.kr
- Project: WHITE CUBE, MANGWOO
- Location: Seoul, South Korea
- Photography: June Young Lim
- Team: Hee-Jun Sim, Su-Jeong Park
- Project Team: Kyung-Na Kim
- Construction: Fair Design Construction
- Year of completion: 2014.10
Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Article source: NL architects
Young Joon Kim (yo2) is the supervisor of public space of Dongdaemun Plaza in Seoul. He has invited 10 offices to create 3 small kiosks each.
The idea is to eventually construct 30 booths that will provide room for different functions; a series of mini buildings for exhibitions, commercial activities, exchange of information, surveillance, interaction. The stalls range in size from 4, 6 to 9 m2. But what is a kiosk?
Until recently the site was occupied by two large stadiums (for baseball and soccer) that almost touched each other; a surprisingly intimate urban gesture.
Image Courtesy © NL architects
- Architects: NL architects
- Project: Dongdaemun Plaza Kiosk
- Location: Seoul, South Korea
- Coordinator: Young Joon Kim, Pieter Bannenberg, Walter van Dijk, Kamiel Klaasse
- Team: Gen Yamamoto with Jose Ramon Vives and Eke Hoekstra, Laura Riano
- Local architect: SeungSoo Shin, Design Group OZ
Friday, October 17th, 2014
Article source: JOHO Architecture
The Spatial Reproduction of Time
Space is projected by time, and time presents itself by constructing. Time leaves a trace with space, but the real space changes by the flow of time. If time is what really exists inside our consciousness, it is certain that we can reproduce it as a substantial figure. Architecture is the work of imagery of time we sense as an uncertain being. Therefore, architecture is historical as a meaningful process to present the diachronic and synchronic value of the being.
Image Courtesy © Sun Namgoong
- Architects: JOHO Architecture
- Project: Time Stacking House
- Location: 78-3, Gugi-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea
- Photography: Sun Namgoong
- Design Team : Jeonghoon LEE, (Il-Sang Yoon, Gae-hee Cho)
- Completion : 2014.03
- Construction: Dong-jin Chea(JIUMconstruction)
- Material : Red Brick + Deformed Red Brick (SAMHAN Ceramics One)
- Site area : 327.22 sqm
- Building area : 98.15 sqm
- Building to land ratio : 29.99%
- Floor area ratio : 51.3%
- Building scope : B1/2F
Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
Article source: Nordic Bros. Design Community
We are pleased to introduce the third cafe project of Nordic Bros. Design Community Loisir after dessert cafe Pied and Kafe Nordic in Itaewon and Hannam-dong.
Image Courtesy © Nordic Bros. Design Community
- Architects: Nordic Bros. Design Community
- Project: LOISIR
- Location: Seoul, South Korea
- Constructor: Nordic Bros. Design Community / Seong-Won Park
- Area: first floor 80 sqm, second floor 90 sqm + terrace 67 sqm
- Completed: 2014. 08