the ground studio: pictorial montage
‘pictorial montage’ by the ground studio, seoul, south korea image © nam goongsun all images courtesy of the ground studio
placed upon the ridge namsan on a mountain in seoul, korea, ‘pictorial montage’ is a bus shelter by south korean practice the ground studio. located at an intersection of the natural and built environments, the structure uses transparency as a way to frame and connect with the landscape. conceived as an art canvas, the construction is composed with three design elements, each formed with diverse materials.
addressing different functions which occur within close proximity, a concrete gate is dedicated to the circulation and flow passengers, while an adjacent wooden bench is for waiting and resting individuals encased within a steel frame to overlook the adjacent trees and hill.
the structure is formed from a concrete gate, wooden bench and steel frame image © nam goongsun
wooden bench within the steel frame which frames the trees and hill beyond image © nam goongsun
sidewalk side of the structure image © nam goongsun
view from the street image © nam goongsun
view from a distance image © nam goongsun
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