Testing the next evolution in commercial building skins the CJ Cheiljedang Research and Development Center’s unique responsive facade controls solar gain over a significant range of exposure... The accordion folded window shading wraps all three towers to provide a level of protection from solar glare. In key areas the shading folds to maximize solar control using a custom designed retractable mechanism. — eVolo
The international competition for the new Daegu Gosan Public Library in South Korea has proven to be incredibly popular with our readers, and we have received tons of requests from architects from around the world to publish their competition entries. So if you have already inspected the first, second, and third place (as well as this honorable mention) and are still lusting for more library designs, you'll enjoy the selection we have put together below. — bustler.net
We're very excited to finally also publish the winner of the first place in the Korean Daegu Gosan Public Library competition (previously on Bustler). As sole member of the team Gorka Blas, Spanish architect Gorka Blas Revilla took home the top honor with an ultra-minimalist cube and its careful integration in the urban context. — bustler.net
British firm studio SH just sent us their competition entry for the new Gosan Public Library in South Korea which had snatched the second place in this hugely popular international competition. The proposal, "White Diamond," was designed by studio SH partners Seung Hyun Yuh and Se Hyeon Kim. — bustler.net
A few days ago, Bustler published jaja architects' high-scoring proposal for the new Gosan Public Library in South Korea. Today we're excited to share one of the competition's honorable mentions, designed by Harvard GSD student Sunggi Park who currently works as a design assistant at BIG, Bjarke Ingels Group in Copenhagen. — bustler.net
Three winning entries and twelve honorable mentions were recently announced in the international competition for the Gosan Public Library in Daegu Metropolitan City, South Korea. With the first prize going to Spanish firm Gorka Blas and the second prize to British team STUDIO SH, we have just received the competition entry "Between Books and Trees" which won the third prize for Danish practice jaja architects. — bustler.net
Mecenatpolis, a nearly 300,000 square-meter mixed-use, transit-oriented project in the evolving Hapjeong neighborhood in downtown Seoul, is the latest Jerde Place to open in Asia. Jerde, a Los Angeles-based international architecture design and urban planning firm, is known for its...
The Jeju City Council, Korean Institutes of Architects, Jeju People’s Artists Federation and other cultural organizations has argued that even if it is legally justified to take down this work, it would be a violent act that destroys an outstanding piece of art. — english.hani.co.kr
The Architects' Journal reported that Wolf Prix referred to the Venice Architectural Biennale as an ‘expensive dance of death’ and went on to claim a ‘great’ biennale would have featured forums and themes looking ‘behind the scenes’ at decision-making. mimiz took on the charge "having just come back from venice where I moderated several panel discussions on the behind the scenes making of interventions at the US Pavilion, I think Prix is sucking on some sour grapes."
For the latest feature in the Student Works series Nicholas Waissbluth explored the inaugural workshop for the INSITU program which took place in Medellin, Colombia. INSITU is an initiative founded by Blokcad Lab and uAbureau in 2011 to implement projects that investigate the...
Seoul-based firm HAEAHN architecture has shared with us images of its recently completed crematorium project, Seoul Memorial Park. The structure, located in the hills outside of Seoul, South Korea, was HAEAHN architecture's winning competition entry in 2009 and finally completed in 2012. — bustler.net
Seung, who is the third Korean architect ever selected and the only one to get invited twice, says he hesitated to participate in the Biennale. This is because of the 64 star architects invited, there were only two from Asia: Seung and Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima. “I thought the European architecture world doesn’t respect Asian architecture. After hesitating, I decided to go and discuss Asian architectural values that aren’t found in Western architecture.” — english.hani.co.kr
If you're in New York City these days, make sure to check out the exhibition Desired Sync: Global Crisis & Design ver.1.5. Organized by the Korean Cultural Service New York and presented by the Institute of Multidisciplinarity for Art, Architecture and Design (I:M), Desired Sync is the second of a series of exhibitions honorable selected from the official ‘2012 Call for Artists’ program organized by the Korean Cultural Service NY. — bustler.net
Seoul's new Yongsan International Business District continues to dominate the news: REX unveils residential tower in Seoul's Yongsan International Business District AS+GG Designs Dancing Dragons Complex for Seoul’s Yongsan District MVRDV designs The Cloud for Seoul’s Yongsan Dreamhub...
YONGSAN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DISTRICT “PROJECT R6” Seoul, Korea CLIENT Dreamhub Project Financing Vehicle Co., Ltd.PROGRAM 47,800 m2 (514,500 sf) of luxury housing for short-term residents, 27,000 m2 (290,600 sf) of retail, and 929 parking stallsAREA 115,500 m2 (...
The world's tallest lego tower with more than 50,000 bricks stands in front of Seoul's Olympic Stadium. The lego tower measuring 31.9 meters took five days to build and broke the previous record set in France at 31.6 meters. — youtube.com
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