North Korea: Visions of Escape 23.09.14

  • Mount Kumgang Big Tree hotel

  • West Sea Barrage hotel

  • Woodland retreat

  • Silk co-operative spinning resort

  • Birds Nest riverside guesthouse

  • Mr Kumgang Birds Nest Villa

  • Mountain conicals

  • Mount Myohyang tourism bridge, Diamond Mountains

  • A design for a flying house

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.

The images were created by anonymous members of the Paektusan Academy of Architecture in Pyongyang and collated by Nick Bonner of Koryo Group, which runs tours of the secretive communist country



Koryo Group


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