Archinect - News 2017-07-20T10:41:42-04:00 Murphy/Jahn Designs Pentominium for Seoul’s Yongsan District Archinect 2012-05-23T17:32:00-04:00 >2012-05-31T13:30:13-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Seoul's new Yongsan International Business District continues to dominate the news:</p> <ul><li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">REX unveils residential tower in Seoul's Yongsan International Business District</a></li> <li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AS+GG Designs Dancing Dragons Complex for Seoul&rsquo;s Yongsan District</a></li> <li> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MVRDV designs The Cloud for Seoul&rsquo;s Yongsan Dreamhub</a></li> </ul><p> Now we just received images of Pentominium, the 320-meter-tall residential development designed by Chicago-based <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Murphy/Jahn Architects</a>.</p> <p> <strong>Project Description from the Architects:</strong></p> <p> The Yongsan International Business District will set a new standard for an integrated global city. Situated on a high-profile site in the western side of the district, plot R5 houses a signature topend residential building, 320m in height, which will attract the most exclusive clientele from both Korea as well as the rest of the world. These Pentominium units will provide unsurpassed urban living experiences, with spatial and privacy features normally associated with individual houses.</p> <p> In order to maximize w...</p> REX unveils residential tower in Seoul's Yongsan International Business District REXARCHITECTURE 2012-05-15T11:30:00-04:00 >2012-05-28T16:26:20-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <strong>YONGSAN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DISTRICT &ldquo;PROJECT R6&rdquo;</strong><br> Seoul, Korea</p> <p> <strong>CLIENT</strong> Dreamhub Project Financing Vehicle Co., Ltd.<br><strong>PROGRAM </strong>47,800 m2 (514,500 sf) of luxury housing for short-term residents,&nbsp;27,000 m2 (290,600 sf) of retail, and 929 parking stalls<br><strong>AREA </strong>115,500 m2 (1,240,000 sf)<br><strong>CONSTRUCTION BUDGET</strong> Confidential<br><strong>STATUS</strong> Commenced 2011; completed Schematic Design 2012; completion&nbsp;expected 2016<br><strong>DESIGN ARCHITECT</strong> REX<br><strong>KEY PERSONNEL</strong> Tiago Barros, Adam Chizmar, Danny Duong, Luis Gil, Gabriel Jewell-Vitale, SeokHun Kim, Armen Menendian, Romea Mury&#324;, Roberto Otero,&nbsp;Se Yoon Park, Joshua Prince-Ramus, Lena Reeh Rasmussen, Yuan Tiauriman<br><strong>EXECUTIVE ARCHITECT</strong> Mooyoung<br><strong>CONSULTANTS</strong> Barker Mohandas, Buro Happold, Front, Level Acoustics,&nbsp;Magnusson Klemencic, Scape, Shen Milsom Wilke, Tillotson Design</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> YIBD &ldquo;Project R6&rdquo; is an urban boutique residence for short-term business people, young urban professionals, and foreign residents. Due to the transience of its target users and the short durations...</p> AS+GG Designs Dancing Dragons Complex for Seoul’s Yongsan District Alexander Walter 2012-05-10T17:51:00-04:00 >2012-05-14T02:05:39-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="459" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Chicago-based firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture just released its design for Dancing Dragons, a pair of landmark supertall mixed-use towers for the new Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, South Korea. The buildings, which include residential, &ldquo;officetel&rdquo; and retail elements, consist of slender, sharply angled mini-towers cantilevered around a central core.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The AS+GG towers will find themselves in close proximity to MVRDV's highly controversial <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Cloud towers</a>.</p> Yongsan Park Master Plan by West 8 & IROJE Alexander Walter 2012-05-08T21:35:00-04:00 >2012-05-09T01:43:13-04:00 <img src="" width="600" height="590" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Rotterdam-based landscape architects West 8, together with local practice IROJE architects &amp; partners, have recently won the international competition for the master plan of Yongsan Park, Korea. The park will be the first national park inside a South Korean city. More importantly, it will give ultra-dense Seoul some badly-needed green space and will be similar in size to New York&rsquo;s Central Park.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> MVRDV designs The Cloud for Seoul’s Yongsan Dreamhub Alexander Walter 2011-12-08T15:32:00-05:00 >2017-04-05T12:25:18-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>And here's another Dutch firm that just designed an unusual residential tower for a booming Asian metropolis: Yongsan Dreamhub corporation presented the MVRDV-designed residential development of the Yongsan Business district in Seoul, South Korea: two connected luxury residential high-rises. A 260 meter tall tower and a 300 meter tall tower are connected in the center by a pixelated cloud of additional program offering amenities and outside spaces with wide views.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>