steven holl speaks about daeyang gallery and house steven holl speaks about daeyang gallery and house
jul 11, 2012

steven holl speaks about daeyang gallery and house

‘daeyang gallery and house’ by steven holl architects, seoul, south korea image © spirit of space

these two video clips show new york-based architect steven holl walking through his recently completed ‘daeyang gallery and house’ in seoul, korea while discussing his implemented design. explaining the project’s conceptual beginnings and highlighting moments during his tour which were of importance during the planning phases, he notes their experiential success in their realized state.


daeyang gallery and house: conversation with steven holl
video © spirit of space
video courtesy of steven holl architects

daeyang gallery and house
video © spirit of space
video courtesy of steven holl architects

view across reflecting pool image © spirit of space

interior ramp descends to overlook the water’s surface image © spirit of space

light streams across wooden surfaces image © spirit of space

violinist performing within the gallery image © spirit of space

reflecting pool image © spirit of space

reflecting pool at night image © spirit of space

main entry image © spirit of space

light and fluted concrete detail image © spirit of space

entry image © spirit of space

  • If you live in Cuba. you can´t see video just text. 🙁

    ohc. says:
  • I have so much respect for Mr. Holl…and love so many of his buildings. I\’m afraid he may have lost the ability to render at the residential scale; it\’s as if he forgot the essential idea, that ideas have scale ( no pun). The explanations/justifications are obtuse, even to the point of being self-serving…creating in this admirer a level of angst…albeit poetic. I wonder how much more simply one might have used such poetic narrative in object creation…surely, the very idea of music must ditctate harmony, yet I sense discord among the various aspects of the piece…indeed, even to its acoustics. So much more disappointing in that I looked forward to the distilling of such a major talent…towards perfect pitch. Oh well, on to the next piece.

    Chaszr says:
  • i wish we lived in a world where we supported the good instead of criticizing the bad. our opinions are just that, opinions. so why not flood the public realm with positivity instead of negativity. its very easy to put something down and not so easy to create it.

    “The work never achieves an effect, but only more ‘Criticism,’ and the criticism itself, in its turn, has no effect, but leads only to further criticism.”

    youthere! says:
  • @ohc.

    we’ve updated the videos for viewing in cuba!

    lauren db says:
  • about some accolades for spirit of space! fantastic videography work… again! (and U Wisconsin-Milwaukee grads…)

    uwm alum says:

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