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    Spaces of Translation

    Like many of the ‘ethnic’ areas of our cities, Manhattan’s Koreatown (located between 28th and 34th Streets east of Broadway) is a place where a particular group has inscribed its cultural practice onto an inherited urban fabric, putting what is ‘marginal’ and what is mainstream in dialogue. when a section of the city is too … [continue]

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    Seoul Biennale International Studios Symposium, 5 Sept

    Please join us for ‘Active Archive,’ the culminating symposium for the Seoul Biennale International Studios. Where: DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) Academy Hall, D281, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul When: September 5th, Tuesday 10am The event is free and open to the public Archiving typically entails the storage of ideas and objects, fixing them to a historical timeframe. … [continue]

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    Dominique Perrault Lecture at SNU, 20 April

    Please join us for Dominique Perrault’s lecture, Groundscape Stories: Paris. Îla de la Cité, The Monument Island at Seoul National University. The lecture is in partnership with the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism and the Mokchon Kim Jung Sik Foundation. Where: SNU MoA Auditorium When: April 20th, Thursday 7pm The lecture is free and … [continue]

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    Gerard Reinmuth Lecture at SNU – 5 April

    Please join us for Gerard Reinmuth’s lecture, Rationality: Beyond the Object. Professor Reinmuth is Founding Director of the internationally acclaimed firm TERROIR and Professor in Practice and Associate Head of School at University of Technology Sydney. His work and research challenges the domain of architecture through the assertion that the singularity of any given architectural object … [continue]

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    Imminent Connections: Seoul Station – Seoul Biennale Symposium

    Imminent Connections: Explorations of the Seoul Station Area Seoul Biennale International Studios Symposium Where: Samsung Library Auditorium, SunKyunKwan University 2066, Seobu-ro, Janga-gu, Suwon-si 성균관대학교 자연과학대학캠퍼스, 삼성학술정보관 오디토리움, 수원시 장안구 서부로 2066 When: Thursday 23 MAR 2017, 13:30-18:00 The event is free and open to the public As part of the ongoing events of the Seoul … [continue]

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    Interdependent Urbanism

    If zoning at its core is about egalitarian relationships, we are at a crossroads where computation can play a major role in successful urban design. By leveraging performance based zoning standards instead of prescriptive rules, this tool demonstrates that there does not need to be an inverse relationship between density and quality of our urban … [continue]

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    Imminent Changshindong Symposium, 10 Feb

    Imminent Changshindong: Seoul Biennale International Studios Symposium Where: Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Academy Hall, D281, Euljiro, Jung-gu, Seoul When: 10 February, Friday, 1-5pm The event is free and open to the public. To launch the Spring 2017 sequence of the Seoul Biennale International Studios, professors and students from six international and local universities as well as the … [continue]

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    Valentine Houses

    The 3 new townhouses transform Cambridgeport’s woodframe type, dynamically addressing boundaries between inside and outside, private and community. A critique of the inward looking ‘winterized box,’ the project incorporates double height interior/exterior spaces, cantilevered garden-balconies, and occupiable shared roof-planes — all of which become an architectural language for further urban developments.

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    The End of Urban-ism

      “The separation of town and country is thoroughly injudicious.” – Spiro Kostoff, The City Shaped Trump is hardly a ‘demagogue’ as some have feared. Real authoritarians, regardless of their heinous crimes against humanity, have had singular, albeit twisted social theories on what they believe the world should be. Trump on the other hand has … [continue]

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    Dongdaemun Open Architecture Critique

    City as Verb: Imminent Futures for Seoul’s Dongdaemun Region. Please join us for a public open architecture studio review with professors Marc Brossa (University of Seoul), John Hong (Seoul National University, Director of International Studios Seoul Biennale), and Sanki Choe (University of Seoul). Where: Dongdamun Design Plaza (DDP) DDP 3F 나눔관 Academy Hall , (near … [continue]

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    Simon Kim x Koon Wee – Lecture 5 Oct

    Please join us for a pair of exciting lectures: Simon Kim (Professor, PennDesign) will be presenting Architecture as a Curated Sentience and Koon Wee (Professor, HKU) will be speaking on Architecture of Artifacts. As part of the Seoul National University Department of Architecture Fall Lecture series, the event is also in partnership with the Seoul … [continue]

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    Imminent Dongdaemun Symposium – 9/29

    Imminent Dongdaemun: Seoul Biennale International Studios Symposium Where: University of Seoul, Birch Hall When: Thursday Sept 29th, 10am-1pm The event is free and open to the public. As the inaugural event in an upcoming series of Seoul Biennale International Studio public happenings, professors and students from eight international and local universities will gather for a … [continue]