Category list : South Korea
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Remote control: Álvaro Siza in South KoreaSubscription
Although sometimes thousands of miles from his studio in Porto, the buildings of Álvaro Siza outside Portugal are intrinsically moulded by the spatial and social conditions of their site
Siza’s projects are known for their sensitive and delicate responses to the spatial and often social conditions of the site
A sense of movement within spatial boundaries creates beauty on a campus for a cosmetic brand
This idyllic summer house was crafted by Portuguese carpenters and shipped and assembled on the Korean island of Jeju
A collection of small projects in a rural landscape
Women in Architecture Moira Gemmill Prize shortlist 2018: Sook Hee Chun of WISE Architecture combines the virtues of Seoul’s everyday architecture with a sense of materiality to create structures that are works of art in themselves
Well read: Hyundai Card Cooking Library, 2017, and Design Library, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea by One O One ArchitectsSubscription
Like the royal libraries of the Joseon dynasty, Hyundai Card’s library series are impressive and valuable repositories of knowledge, but reserved for the use of the privileged, credit card-wielding few
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 ...
STPMJ: ‘In Korea, architecture was not seen as a profession that synthesises cultural, social and environmental aspects’Subscription
With one foot in South Korea and the other in New York, the work of Seung Teak Lee and Mi Jung Lim is a hybridisation of East and West
Rather than vying for prominence, two buildings for a residential college at Daejeon University in central South Korea by Iroje architects and Mass Studies manage to deftly complement each other