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The Seoul Skygarden, MVRDV’s proposal for the 938 metre long former elevated highway next to Seoul’s Central Station, hopes to build on the city’s ambition to be greener, more attractive and more user-friendly so as to inspire a process of change for the entire neighborhood. The design populates the overpass with 254 species of trees, shrubs and flowers to create an arboretum of local species, a library of plants that can be enjoyed by Seoul’s public... Beautiful Facet: ORIGINALITY
Social Museum is an annual conference that takes the museum as its conceptual parameters to capture and re-evaluate the urgencies in our society. Social Museum is situated in the future site of Seoul Innovation Park, a massive 60,800 square meter area. The renovation plan of Seoul Innovation Park promises to reactivate this immense deserted space by creating networks of international conference halls and creative hubs to facilitate the discussion of social issues and social incubation activities.... Beautiful Facet: SELFHOOD