Seongbukdong Residences

Joel Sanders Architect, in collaboration with Haeahn Architecture, designed 12 sustainable houses in the exclusive Seongbukdong district of Seoul. Project description: Taking advantage of its steeply sloping site, the project weaves together building and landscape, natural and synthetic materials, and indoor and outdoor spaces. Our design approach staggers the dwellings so that each unit enjoys unobstructed views of a wooded valley, framed in the foreground by its neighbor’s planted Read more [...]
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GT Tower East

ArchitectenConsort designed the wave-like GT Tower East intended for parking, commercial functions and offices in Seoul, South Korea. Project description: The GT Tower East will form an architectural unit with the GT Tower West, yet to be built. With its elegantly undulating glass facade, the new high-rise brings a fascinating change to the angular architecture of the Korean capital. The form and positioning of the 130-metre-high building are the impressive result of the vision of the Read more [...]
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3.1 Phillip Lim Flagship Store in Seoul

The 3.1 Phillip Lim Flagship Store designed by Leong Leong Architecture is located in Cheongdam-Dong, Seoul’s premiere fashion district. Elaborating on the concept established in the brand’s Los Angeles Flagship (take a look at the store), the design incorporates a 12 meter facade surfaced in a supple gradient of pillow-like concrete tiles. The flowing interior is a sequence of intimate spaces which frame the clothing in tactile materials. These material “linings” create a narrative of Read more [...]
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Xi Gallery by Mass Studies

Located in Yeonsan-dong, Pusan, Korea, this building was designed by Mass Studies for the purpose of promoting “Xi”, a brand of apartments. The building also shares the space of the floor area as a variable cultural space for the locals, creating a brand-new building typology, a Housing Cultural Center. Via dezeen Read more [...]
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Ann Demeulemeester Shop by Mass Studies

Mass Studies recently finished the design of Ann Demeulemeester Shop in the Seoul’s Gangnam district, Korea. The building is comprised of one subterranean level and three floors above. The Ann Demeulemeester Shop is located on the first floor, with a restaurant above and a Multi-Shop in the basement. The proposal is an attempt to incorporate as much nature as possible into the building within the constrains of a low-elevation, high-density urban environment. The building defines its relationship Read more [...]
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