Woosung Residential Complex Seoul high-rise buildings

Woosung Residential Complex, Seoul

3,000-unit proposal by architects AllesWirdGut for a invited architectural competition: 120,000 m² area situated in a privileged waterside location for a development of 17 high-rise buildings on amorphously shaped plinths.

IPARK, Daegu Wolbae

IPARK, Daegu Wolbae

Design intervention by UNStudio for two new residential developments in Daegu Wolbae. The project for Hyundai Development Company counteracts the prevailing utilitarian approach. The provocative yet investigative, affordable and health-focused proposal breaks the impersonal homogeneity and the traditions of high density living in South Korea.

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Dancing Dragons Seoul, Yongsan Towers: Skyscrapers

Design: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

A pair of landmark supertall towers for the new Yongsan International Business District in Seoul. The buildings, which include residential, “officetel” and retail elements, consist of slender, sharply angled mini-towers cantilevered around a central core. The highly contemporary design aesthetic is informed by aspects of traditional Korean culture.

Eco Bridge Design Competition in Seoul

Eco Bridge Design Competition in Seoul

Lithuanian architects’ proposal based on a simple concept: recreate the link that once existed with a spatial structure. The architectural design is “atmospherically reminiscent to a pictorial passage” through the two discontinued mountain peaks.

LG Science Park

LG Science Park in Seoul

Architects: HOK

LG Science Park, the HOK-designed 11.8 million-sq.-ft. research and science campus for global consumer and electronics brand LG Group, is now three quarters of the way to completion.

Hyundai Motorstudio

Hyundai Motorstudio in Goyang

Architects: ATELIER BRÜCKNER

The Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang has opened its doors. It is the largest centre of automotive culture in Korea, a brand world used by car maker Hyundai to present itself to a broad public.

Shinsegae Tower

Shinsegae Tower in Seoul

Design: Olson Kundig Architects

In designing a new fifteen-story headquarters for international luxury clothier Shinsegae International, Olson Kundig sought to create an iconic landmark in the heart of Gangnam-gu, one of Seoul’s largest districts.

Kolon Future Research Park HQ

Kolon Future Research Park HQ in Seoul

Design: mOrphosis architects

The Kolon Group, based in Seoul, is a diverse corporation whose activities range from textiles, chemicals, and sustainable technologies, to original clothing lines in the athletic and ready-to-wear fashion markets.