Studio MMK+ winning design for Nodeul Island, Seoul

September 29, 2016,AEDT

Background Abandoned and forgotten for 40 years, Nodeul Island is an artificial island situated on Seoul’s Han River. The island used to be an artificial sand, constructed to support the Hangang bridge; the man-made beach was one of the locals’ favourite vacation destinations during the 1960s. Throughout the decades that | Read More

My Block – residential landscape in Daegu, South Korea

July 19, 2016,AEDT

In Daegu, the third largest city of South Korea, a lush and green landscape is created for the residents of the 1,300 apartments (first phase). The site is publicly accessible, but Korean culture is such that it is mainly used by residents. The landscape design combines the secure atmosphere of | Read More

Curitiba and Mexico City make the World Design Capital shortlist

July 29, 2015,AEDT

The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) recently announced that the design-effective cities of Curitiba (Brazil) and Mexico City (Mexico) have been shortlisted to become World Design Capital® 2018. “The WDC designation showcases design’s inextricable role in the solutions economy,” said Icsid President-elect and member of the WDC Selection Committee, | Read More