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Professor of Architecture & Urbanism

Hyper-density – The Condition of Contemporary Korean Architecture

Extracted from KIM Sung Hong & Peter Cachola Schmal Eds., Megacity Network Contemporary Korean Architecture. Berlin: Jovis, 2007, pp.43-45. It is incontestable that a major influence on Korea‚Äôs contemporary urban architecture has been the rapid increase in population in the … Continue reading

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Generations of Contemporary Korean Architects

Extracted from KIM Sung Hong & Peter Cachola Schmal Eds., Megacity Network Contemporary Korean Architecture. Berlin: Jovis, 2007, pp.49-53. Linking With the Past Traditional Korean timber structures with pillars, beams, and brackets came over from China before the first century … Continue reading

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