Posts in Category: large scale projects

Influence of Chaebols on Korean Cities

Everybody, who visits South Korea, will be surprised by the strong presence of certain companies. They are called Chaebol and among them are internationally famous conglomerates like Samsung, Hyundai and LG. It’s almost impossible to imagine that they are active in so many different, totally unrelated business

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Amazing Dongdaemun Design Plaza

Finally I visited the Dongdaemun Design Plaza, in short DDP, which opened on March 21st. As you can already tell by the name, it lies in the famous Dongdaemun shopping area. This very futuristic building is the new hub for design and modern culture in Korea.

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EcoMobility Suwon

Opening of EcoMobility Festival

Today on September 1 was the EcoMobility Festival opening in Suwon. When I arrived there at 5 pm, the festival was already in full swing. There was a large stage in front of the Haenggung Palace. It was so amazing to see the result of months

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Suwon EcoMobility Festival Anniversary

Exactly a year ago a small neighborhood in Suwon transformed into a pedestrian-friendly, car-free are for a whole month. It was the first event of such kind in the world. Residents and visitors could see how the modern city will look like. Personally, I enjoyed it

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Yonsei Campus Construction

Facelift for Yonsei University Campus

The most renowned universities in Korea are Seoul National University, Korea University and Yonsei University, often summarized as “SKY”. They are always at the maximum of their capacity for students. Therefore, they build more facilities or establish new campuses to host more students. In my two

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Update on Preparations of EcoMobility Festival

On Tuesday, August 20th, I was again at the festival area of the EcoMobility Festival. I wanted to see how far the EcoMobility preparations proceeded. You remember that the festival starts in September!. That’s 11 days after I took the pictures (and less than a week

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