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Cheonggyecheon Stream Restoration Project – Seoul, South Korea

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Building: Cheonggyecheon Stream Restoration Project
Client: Seoul Metropolitan Government
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Completion: 2011
Architect: SeoAhn Total Landscape
Civil Engineer: Cheongsuk Engineering
Contractor: Daelim, LG Construction, Cheil Engineering

AE Interest: Conversion of old highway back into a river, artificial river half the year, new public space

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Written by Troy Halliburton

September 14, 2015 at 10:06 am

Posted in Built

Seoul’s National Assembly Smart Work Center – Seoul, South Korea

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Building: Seoul’s National Assembly Smart Work Center
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Client: South Korean Government
Status: Planned
Architect: Haeahn Architecture
Collaborating Architect: H Architects
Landscape Architect: Hyung-seok Lee

AE Interest: Green Roof, Photo voltaic panels, reflected sunlight louvers, public space, innovative office space

 

Written by Troy Halliburton

September 14, 2015 at 10:05 am

Posted in Proposed Design

Seoul City Hall

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Building:  Seoul City Hall
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Client: Seoul Metropolitan Government
Architect: IArc Architects – Yoo Kerl (HYerlink to firm)
Structural Engineer: Arup & Partners
MEP Engineer: HANA Consulting and Engineers

AE Interest: Promote public space, triangular windows create the illusion of curved glass, solar shading, worlds largest green wall, geothermal heating and cooling system, perforated floor to absorb thermal energy.

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Written by Troy Halliburton

September 14, 2015 at 10:05 am

Posted in Built

GT Tower East

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Building: GT Tower East
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Client: Garak Construction
Architect: Consort Architects–  Peter Couwenbergh / Edgar Bosman
Structural Engineer: Hankil Architects & Engineers, Seoul, South Korea
Mechanical Engineer: Hankil Architects & Engineers
Contractor: Daelim Industries
Completed: 2011
Building height: 130 meters

AE Interest: Structural slabs offset on each floor, glass facade to mimic wave motion, optical illusion, light as a decoration, architectural unit with a GT Tower West, solar panels,

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Written by Troy Halliburton

September 14, 2015 at 10:04 am

Posted in Built