Category Archives: Conservation

Myeongjae Residence

Probably one of the 2 most beautiful Hanok style architecture residence I got to see in Korea is Myeongjae residence. Considered as a front runner in the perfect expression of the design and ideas of traditional Korean houses, its sense … 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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Can We Save This Building?: Architect Kim, Joong Up’s Seo Gynecological Clinic

I¬†saw Kim, Joong Up only once, at an art exhibition of his wife, a painter. Tall, round-faced and impeccably dressed in a suit, this pioneer of the Korean modern architecture was holding a book and occasionally snapped a few words … Continue reading

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