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Byoung-soo Cho wraps concrete / Hanil Visitors Center and Guest House

MARK #27  Text Jin-young Lim Photos Yong-kwan Kim The Hanil Cement plant in the town of Danyang, Korea, towers in front of a mountain ridge that has been descending 30 cm each year as raw material has been dug out … Continue reading

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The Naked Truth / Weekend Houses Hochon-ri, Hoon Moon

‘Hoon Moon, a self-proclaimed lover of women’s derrières and fishnet stockings, wants visitors to the Rock It Suda holiday house to ‘tremble with the energy of emotion’. Text Jin-young Lim

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A Strenuous Affair / S-TRENUE – MASS STUDIES

Yeouido is often referred to as Korea’s Manhattan. This new section of the city had been formed artificially, characterized by massive blocks within a homogeneous city structure. It also projects Korea’s unique social/political background of 1970s and 1980s, the time … Continue reading

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