Posts in Category: large scale projects

Lotte World Tower

Lotte World Tower opens

123 floors. 555 meters. These are the main characteristics of the Lotte World Tower. It opens to the public today on April 3rd after nearly three decades of development. The Lotte World Tower is the fifth tallest building in the world and the highest building in

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Sejong City

Sejong City, the Korean Dream

Korea almost moved the capital from Seoul to a new, planned city in the middle of the country. The city I’m talking about is Sejong City which was opened officially on July 1st in 2012. This blog post shows my impressions from three visits to Sejong City.

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Preview of Seoul Station 7017

Preview of Seoul Station 7017

There are still eight months left until the Seoul Station 7017, Seoul’s newest and most innovative public space, is going to open in April 2017. Just recently, Seoul opened to the public a Seoul Station 7017 preview. There you can see and experience how Seoul’s skygarden

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Plans for Huge Multi-mode COEX Transfer Center

In August, plans for a huge underground transfer center in Gangnam between Samseong Station (Line 2) and Bongeunsa Station (Line 9) were unveiled by Seoul.

Located next to the busy COEX mall, the COEX Transfer Center will be no small project and involves stations for multiple modes of transport being

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Pangyo Station

A Visit to Pangyo Techno Valley

The Silicon Valley of Asia is in Korea. And more surprisingly, it isn’t in well-known areas like Gangnam or Songdo. It’s in Seongnam and the area is called Pangyo Techno Valley. With this post I want to introduce the urban project and take you on a

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