seoul design plaza 2007 2010
seoul design plaza 2007 2010 seoul design plaza 2007 2010
jan 23, 2008

seoul design plaza 2007 2010

design will be a driving force of seoul’s economy

in oct 2007, seoul was appointed the world design capital 2010 by the international council of societies of industrial design conference (competitors were dubai, singapore, and toronto). the seoul metropolitan government held an international design competition already in april 2007 to redesign a central area of seoul, ‘the design plaza and park’. the competition winner is zaha hadid. a multitude of design activities and conferences are planned for the year 2010.

‘metonymic landscape’ by zaha hadid
see the other design projects of the competition, among others were steven holl, FOA, …

it’s going to replace the dongdaemun stadium, scheduled to be demolished in march 2008,
and construction will commence in april 2008. this new project is scheduled to be completed by march 2010.
dongdaemun stadium
images from the seoul city government website
WDC seoul 2010 exhibition at the seoul design week (link)
organized by the seoul design center

soon-in lee, president of seoul design center the model by zaha hadid the photo zone. choose a seoul city background and smile! see the portraits online seoul residents … and designers at the photo zone

  • it’s kind of surprising to see hadid’s approach on patterns. usually her works seem to be more monochromatic.


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