Articles tagged South Korea

Retail

Betwin makes over beauty retailer with geometric candy stripes

HANAM-SI, South Korea – Sugarcup cosmetic store by Betwin Space Design is a study in bold patterns and bolder neon touches.

Hospitality

A high-density structure by Heesoo Kwak feels light enough to blow away

BUSAN – South Korea’s second most populated city is no stranger to modern architecture. Waveon beach cafe joins the concrete crusade on a hill that overlooks the glittering shore.

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School

Daniel Valle realizes an adaptable partition wall for South Korean elementary school

Daniel Valle Architects uses a cushion-like partition wall to create a space that adapts to meet the need for communal activities as well as quiet study time at DSSI elementary school.

Culture

Joho Architecture on what to do with space you're not allowed to use

SEOUL – It’s what’s on the outside that counts. At least, that’s what the building regulations in the Korean district of Gangnam would have you believe.

Office

Casa Geometrica by JOHO

SEOUL – Korean firm JOHO Architecture has completed renovations to a deteriorating property in Gangnam-gu, Seoul.

Culture

Museum of War and Women’s Human Rights by Wise Architecture

SEOUL – Korean architects refurbish a residence into a modest, solemn museum for the country’s ‘comfort women’.

Residential

Knot Houses by Atelier Chang

GEOJE – On the South Korean island of Geoje, a series of five crisp white structures cascades alongside a cliff edge to face the sea.

Office

ABC Building by Wise Architecture

SEOUL – The brick screen of this office building offers its users respite from the constant bustle of Seoul.

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Office

HANDS Corporation Headquarters by The_System Lab

SEOUL – The small-scale office building brings a fluid expression to the Korean streetscape.