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Gachon University Hall

Educational Facility in South Korea – headquarters building design by Samoo Architects & Engineers

30 Mar 2015

Gachon University Hall in Seongnam

Location: Seongnam, Korea

Design: Samoo Architects & Engineers

Gachon University was created by merging two universities which was the first case in Korea. The merger aimed to consolidate resources and maximize the synergy effects creating a common vision to become a global top-class university.

Gachon University Hall in Seongnam, Korea

Photos by Young Chae Park

Designed by Samoo Architects & Engineers, the Gachon Hall is the new headquarters building that symbolizes Gachon University’s future with its strong & simple geometries. Located in the center of the campus with a grand plaza, the monumental building is easily recognized from anywhere within the university campus.

Gachon University Hall

The design process initiated with the study of relationship between indoor & outdoor spaces. From the entrance of the campus, a unique underground facility links the various buildings of the campus and gradually leads pedestrians to the Gachon Hall. The design of the building integrates various sustainable technologies to lower energy usages such as the stone based louvers on the front façade. The variety of facilities inside the building is optimized for accessibilities in a pleasant environment that promotes interaction & communication among students.

Gachon University Hall

With the symbolic Gachon Hall built, the new university is currently preparing a new masterplan that ensure the continuous expansion of facilities that should support the sustainable growth of the university.

Gachon University Hall – Building Information

Architect: Samoo Architects & Engineers
Location: Seongnam, Korea
Year: 2014
Total Floor Area: 38,854sqm
Floors: 12 Stories and 2 Basements
Credits: Samoo Architects & Engineers

Photography: Young Chae Park

Gachon University Hall

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