DongDaeMun Center Design Competition

Dongdaemun Silver Care Center Design Competition

Submission: June 26, 2017
Registration: May 05, 2017
Language: English, Korean
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open, Restricted


Growing the aging society, the demand for nursing homes has been expanding due to the rapid increase in the elderly population and the increase in dementia patients. However, seoul city has a low rate of utilization of facilities compared to the demand for nursing home. To address this problem, the design competition that targets experts in the areas of domestic and international civil engineering, architecture, and the landscape design have been announced in order to create a efficient space design and family friendly urban elderly nursing home models.

[Municipal Dongdaemun Silver Care Center New Building Construction] aims to build public nursing home facility, Silver Care Center, to provide care service elderly people who suffer from geriatric illness such as dementia and stroke.
The site is located in Dapsimni-dong, Dongdaemun-gu. A various plan of the detailed guidelines for space dimension including new design, plans for the landscaping of the the exterior space, transportation and pedestrian will be submitted and posted on the website ‘Let’s Design Seoul’ through a judging process during this July.

Go to the competition’s website