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Seoul Animation Center Competition 2016

Architecture Contest Seoul, Korea: Jung-gu Site

31 Aug 2016

Seoul Animation Center Competition Design

The Seoul Metropolitan Government Design Contest

Seoul Animation Center Competition

The Seoul Metropolitan Government announces a call for entry as below for the design competition aimed to construct a new Seoul Animation Center.

◦ Title : Seoul Animation Center Design Competition
◦ Site Location : 8-145, 8-20 Yejang-dong, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea
◦ Site Area : 8,340.2㎡ (Gross Floor Area 21,000㎡)
◦ Design Scope : To be indicated in Design Plan
◦ Competition Type : Standard Open Call
◦ Design Cost : 2,2050 million KRW (tax included)

All domestic and international experts in architecture, urban design and landscaping are eligible for participation, allowing maximum of five members if registering as a team. A team leader (delegate) must register and must be a licensed architect, who holds legal responsibility in creating and delivering architectural construction drawings and must qualify as architect according to related laws.

Time Table
◦ Registration : 2016. 8. 11. (Thu) ~ 10. 14.(Fri) 17:00
◦ Inquiry Receipt : 2016. 8. 25. (Thu) ~ 31(Wed) 17:00
◦ Inquiry Feedback : 2016. 9. 9. (Fri)
◦ Entry Submission : 2016. 10. 27.(Thu) 17:00
(Where to submit shall be announced on website)
◦ Evaluation : See below
◦ Winner Announcement : 2016. 11. 10.(Thu)

Jury Evaluation
◦ Review Schedule : Technical Review 2016. 10. 31.(Mon)
1st Screening 2016. 11. 1. (Tue)
2nd Screening 2016. 11. 7. (Mon)
◦ Review Committee shall be composed of 5 juries and 1 preparatory jury. List of
jury members can be found on website. (

◦ Winner : 1 (Interim design rights and design execution rights)
◦ 2nd Prize Winner : 1 (40 million KRW)
◦ 3rd Prize Winner : 1 (30 million KRW)
◦ 4th Prize Winner : 1 (20 million KRW)
◦ 5th Prize Winner : 1 (10 million KRW)

More Information
Design Competition Website –

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Location: Seoul, South Korea, eastern Asia

South Korea Architectural Designs

South Korean Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:

Korea Buildings

Hankook Technoplex, Pangyo, outskirts of Seoul
Design: Foster + Partners
Hankook Technoplex Pangyo, near Seoul
photo : TIME OF BLUE
Hankook Technoplex Pangyo
Top-level executives are co-located with their teams on different levels, which promotes interaction between the key members, and enables a more fluid flow of information within the company.

Amorepacific Head Office, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Design: David Chipperfield Architects
Amorepacific Headquarters Seoul Building News
photograph © Noshe
Amorepacific Headquarters in Seoul
This new rectilinear building is located between the site of a spacious public park currently under development, and a business district of high-rise towers.

Gangnam Style – Chungha Building
Design: MVRDV
Chungha Building
photo : ShinkyoungSub
Gangnam Style Seoul
Just before a Korean pop-song became a global success on YouTube for the first time in history, and Gangnam became world famous as the nouveau riche hangout of the South-Korean capital Seoul, MVRDV was commissioned to redefine a building on Gangnam’s chic Apgujung Road.

South Korean Architecture

South Korea Architecture Competition

Interviewing Animators: Insights from Alex Safavinia

Building Competitions : Archive

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