Seoul has long been built around cars, but now a stretch of 1970s motorway has been turned into a park. Seoullo 7017 Skygarden sow the seeds of change in the South Korean capital?

Published in Architecture

New instalation in Snarkitecture challenges the perception of visual art and architecture as distinctive forces.

Published in News
Wednesday, 01 April 2015 01:00

Gwell 'officetel', Seoul, by JDS Architects

The architecture practice has twisted and staggered this densely packed live-work development in the South Korean capital to make the most of space and views

Published in News
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 09:23

North Korea: Visions of Escape

Commissions for Utopia, an exploration of ideas for sustainable tourism in North Korea, was among the exhibits on display at the Golden Lion-winning South Korean pavilion at the Venice Biennale

Published in GALLERY

Crow’s Eye View at the Venice Biennale depicts how modern architecture developed in both South and North Korea, highlighting the different paths the two countries have taken

Published in News
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 14:47

RW Concrete Church

Nameless Architecture’s quietly powerful church in Seoul explores the symbolic potential of raw concrete and simple box-like forms, says Douglas Murphy

Published in News
Monday, 11 February 2013 16:03

Busan Cinema Centre by Coop Himmelb(l)au

The giant animated roof of Coop Himmelb(l)au’s cultural building in South Korea harks back to the data-bubbles and inflatables of an idealistic age.

Published in News
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 14:24

Sentient City

Data clouds are transforming our spatial and social relationships within the city.

Published in Review
Thursday, 18 August 2011 11:03

Jeongok Museum by X-TU

Paris architect X-TU has completed a reptile-like natural history museum which slinks across a prehistoric site in South Korea.

Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 16:33

UN Studio in South Korea

Behind the animated facade of the Dutch practice’s Galleria Centercity lies an unusual hybrid: a department store and cultural centre.

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This complex for a pharmaceuticals company by Àlvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira contains everything from laboratories to a hotel.

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Wednesday, 03 August 2011 17:07

Mimesis Museum by Alvaro Siza

Álvaro Siza’s Mimesis Museum in South Korea is a modern art gallery for a collector and art-book publisher.

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