Articles tagged South Korea

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Betwin's animals-over-aesthetics design for veterinary clinic Oasis

SUWON, SOUTH KOREA – Designed by Korean studio Betwin, the veterinary surgical centre puts functionality first and prioritizes their VIPs: very important pets.

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Jinsik Kim exhibition lets raw materials speak for themselves

SEOUL – With minimal shapes and designs, Jinsik Kim shows the aesthetic and functional potential offered by materials alone in their purest form.

Billboard: DDW17 CFE
Billboard: DDW17 CFE
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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.

Waveon Cafe by Heesoo Kwak / IDMM Architects. Photos Kim Jaeyoun
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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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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.

Platform-L by Joho Architecture. Photos Namgoong Sun
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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.

The building’s new texture evokes smaller-scale patterns found in traditional Korean architecture.
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Casa Geometrica by JOHO

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

Black brick is used  to create a place of remembrance and healing for the victims and their supporters.
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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’.

Billboard: Out Now Mark #69
Billboard: Out Now Mark #69
The mini-resort is conceived as a strip of similar structures facing the sea.
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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.

A series of terraces culminate on the roof, with sweeping views of South Korea's capital.
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ABC Building by Wise Architecture

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

The rippling façade gives the building a unique expression and enriches the urban context.
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HANDS Corporation Headquarters by The_System Lab

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