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South Korean Architecture Designs – chronological list

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Major South Korean Office Development News – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

19 June 2023
National Assembly Communication Building, Seoul
Designers: Haeahn Architecture + H Architecture
National Assembly Communication Building Seoul South Korea
photo : Namsun Lee
National Assembly Communication Building, Seoul
South Korean firm Haeahn Architecture, in collaboration with New York based H Architecture, were recently named winners of a 2023 Architizer A+Awards Popular Choice prize in the Government & Civic Buildings category for their National Assembly Communication Building project in Seoul, South Korea.

4 July 2023
Adidas Asia Pacific Flagship, Seoul
Architects: Various Associates
Adidas Asia Pacific Flagship, Seoul, South Korea
photo © SFAP
Adidas Asia Pacific Flagship, Seoul
Featuring the “Home of Sport” concept, adidas has opened its first Asia Pacific flagship store in the unique and bustling shopping district Myeongdong, a must-visit spot in South Korea.

South Korean Office Buildings 2018 – 2022

Contemporary South Korean Office Buildings News 2018 – 2022

6 July 2022
Hana Bank, Yeouido, Seoul
Designers: INTG.
Hana Bank Yeouido Seoul South Korea
photo : Yongjoon Choi Photography
Hana Bank, Yeouido, Seoul

20 Apr 2022
Heungkuk Tower, Busan
Design: Mecanoo
Heungkuk Tower Busan South Korean Office Buildings
photo : Kyungsub Shin
Heungkuk Tower Busan
Located in South Korea’s second most populous city Busan, the Heungkuk Tower serves as an office building and sits adjacent to the coastline and close to the city’s high speed rail network.

15 Mar 2022
K-pop Headquarters, Seoul
Architects: UNStudio
K-Pop Headquarters Seoul South Korea
photography © Rohspace
K-Pop Headquarters Seoul

22 Sep 2020
Hankook Technoplex, Pangyo, outskirts of Seoul
Design: Foster + Partners, UK
Hankook Technoplex in Pangyo, Korea
photo : TIME OF BLUE
Hankook Technoplex in Pangyo
The new building embraces several themes that are symbolic of Hankook’s desire to create a dynamic office environment that supports flexible working styles, as the company looks towards the future.

7 Sep 2019
AmorePacific Headquarters Seoul Building Interior, Yongsan-gu, Seoul
Design: David Chipperfield Architects ; Interior Design: Kinzo
AmorePacific Headquarters Seoul Interior by Kinzo - South Korean Office Buildings
photograph © Schnepp Renou for Kinzo
AmorePacific Headquarters Seoul Interior by Kinzo
For the headquarters of South Korea‘s largest cosmetics group, Kinzo designed an interior bringing the vibrancy and color from the urban context of Seoul to the top floor, creating a hub for the employees.

13 Mar 2020 ; 17 Jun 2018
Amorepacific headquarters, Seoul
Architects: David Chipperfield Architects
Amorepacific Headquarters Seoul Building
photo © Noshe
Amorepacific headquarters Seoul
Following eight years of design and construction, the completion of the new headquarters for Amorepacific, the largest Korean beauty company, was marked on 15 June with an official ceremony in Seoul, South Korea.

Key Recent South Korean Office Buildings

Korea Office Architecture 2012 – 2017

This page contains a selection of major South Korean office building designs, with links to individual project pages. We’ve selected what we feel are the key Korea Buildings, the Far East, but additions are always welcome.

25 Jul 2017
Namdaemun Office Tower in Seoul, Seoul
Design: Mecanoo
Namdaemun Office Building in Seoul by Mecanoo |
photo courtesy of architects
Namdaemun Office Tower in Seoul
With its stark linear facade patterns, the Namdaemun Office Building in Seoul stands out from the vibrant market district that surround it. The office tower is Mecanoo’s first completed project in South Korea’s capital.

Mar 16, 2017
Shinsegae Tower, Seoul
Shinsegae Tower South Korean Office Buildings
photograph from architects
Shinsegae Tower Building design by Olson Kundig Architects
In designing a new fifteen-story headquarters for international luxury clothier Shinsegae International, Olson Kundig sought to create an iconic landmark in the heart of Gangnam-gu, one of Seoul’s largest districts. Completed in 2015, the building unites more than five hundred Shinsegae employees, who were previously spread between several buildings throughout the city.

7 Nov 2016
Hankook Tire R+D Centre, Hankook Technodome, Daejeon
Design: Foster + Partners
Hankook Tire Centre - South Korean Architecture News
photograph : Nigel Young
Hankook Tire R+D Centre
The new research and development centre for Hankook Tire: the new facility forms an integral part of Hankook Tire’s new vision for a corporate culture and brand, and the 96,328-sqm R+D centre aims to attract the industry’s top talent, providing an inspirational place to work, with light filled offices, advanced laboratories and dynamic social spaces to nurture a culture of openness and innovation.

6 Nov 2016
Ulju Government Complex, Ulsan, South Gyeongsang
Design: Samoo Architects & Engineers
Ulju Government Complex - South Korean Architecture News
image from architecture firm
Ulju Government Complex in South Korea
Planned as a sustainable government complex, the facility is located on a hill side. Utilizing the site condition, the design team focused on the concept of ‘Ulju Maru’ by creating various levels that provides comfort in access and utilization by the citizens.

14 + 13 Jun 2012
Velo Towers Seoul
Design: Asymptote Architecture
Velo Towers South Korean Office Buildings
image © Asymptote Architecture
Velo Towers Seoul
Asymptote Architecture principals Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture are pleased to announce the launch of the Velo Towers, within the Dreamhub development in the Yongsan District. Asymptote’s building is designed as an integral part of the master plan accommodating several new projects that are situated along the newly planned Yongsan Park.

1 Jun 2012
Diagonal Tower, Seoul
Design: SOM
Diagonal Tower Building - South Korean Office Buildings
image © SOM/Crystal CG
Diagonal Tower
A case study in efficiency, SOM’s design of the 343-meter (1,125-foot) tall Diagonal Tower successfully integrates massing, structure, and performance to minimize wind loads, reduce construction costs, provide dramatic views, and meet strict energy codes—all while maintaining an iconic skyline presence.

30 May 2012
Harmony Tower, Yongsan Business District, Seoul
Design: Studio Daniel Libeskind
Harmony Tower Seoul Building
image © Crystal
Harmony Tower Seoul
This Korean Skyscraper Building is part of the new Yongsan International Business district (YIBD) development in Seoul, is an iconic, 21st century sustainable office tower that is 46 floors. The design for the tower is inspired by YunDeung, traditional Korean paper lanterns. The concept is to create a tower as a faceted lantern, whose multiple planes reflect the sky and the earth and capture the light on its differing angles, creating a glowing gateway and beacon in the YIBD site.

South Korean Office Architecture

Korea Commercial Architecture Designs, alphabetical:

Bupyeong Post Office, Incheon
Design: Kyungam Architects Associates
Bupyeong Post Office South Korean Office Buildings
picture from architect
Bupyeong Post Office

Busan World Business Centre
Design: UNStudio Architects
Busan World Business Centre building
image : UNStudio 2007
Korean tower building

Cheonan Post Office, Chungdang
Design: Kyungam Architects Associates
Cheonan Post Office South Korean Office Buildings
image from architect
Cheonan Post Office

Digital Media City Landmark Tower, Seoul
Design: Skidmore Owings Merrill LLP – SOM
Digital Media City Landmark Tower South Korean Office Buildings
image from architect
Digital Media City Landmark Tower

Jeonbuk Region LH Corporation HQ
Design: DA Group
Jeonbuk Region LH Corporation HQ Korea
picture from architect
Jeonbuk Region LH Corporation HQ

The LG Kangnam Building, Seoul
Design: Skidmore Owings Merrill LLP – SOM
LG Kangnam Building
photo : SOM
LG Kangnam Building Development

SK Chemicals Headquarters
Design: Heerim Architects & Planners
SK Chemicals Headquarters
photo from architects
SK Chemicals Headquarters Korea

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