Simgok Place Seoul, South Korean Building, Architecture Development Photos

Simgok Place Seoul Building

5 Dec, 2020

Simgok Place in Seoul

Location: Seoul, South Korea

Design: SsD Architects

Typology: four custombuilt residential units for an extended family

Simgok Place Seoul housing design

Photos by Chang Kyun Kim

Simgok Place in South Korea

As the family gets to live spread apart more and more these days, a respected poet and her three daughters with their distinctively different types of the family for their own found a site in a cozy yet high-density village where new and old are co-existed.

Simgok Place Seoul building South Korea

In this unique situation, the demand for achieving privacy in the community seems difficult to achieve. Within a hyper compact footprint, the tightness of the envelope gets broken where a most optimized view and privacy can be achieved simultaneously.

Simgok Place Seoul building stairs

Three volumes are strategically divided into four custom-fit designed units within a balance of the southern sunlight and views. Overlapping interior stairs and exterior stairs drastically increase the efficiency of the building with multiple stairs for each unit.

Simgok Place Seoul building

Architects: SsD
Client: Private
General Contractor: U-Haus
Photographers: Chang Kyun Kim

Simgok Place Seoul Building, South Korea images / information received from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design

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