Category list : North Korea
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Crossing Parallel(s) by Studio MRDO and Studio LaM, Korean Demilitarised Zone, Korea, unbuiltSubscription
Prodded by President Trump, the cold war between North and South Korea – which never formally declared a truce – threatens to return to boiling point, with potentially world-ending consequences. What solutions can architecture offer to the crisis? This is of course a ludicrous question; nevertheless, architectural research group Arch Out Loud recently held an open competition to design an underground bathhouse in the demilitarised zone, with the aim of emphasising the shared culture ...
Outrage: Zones charting unhappy political realities should not be turned into tasteless tourist spectaclesSubscription
Separating North and South Korea, the curious no man’s land of the Demilitarised Zone has become a political theme park
Going beyond military threat, famine and dictatorship discussions, two new books give a more multi-faceted sense of North Korea