seoul ciltural centre


Submission: August 25, 2021
Registration: July 2, 2021
Language: English, Korean
Location: Gwanak-gu
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Professional


Competition released – International Design Competition for Seoul National University Cultural Center.  The design goal is to propose a platform for free creation, experience, and knowledge sharing and communication in universities and shape it into a space.

A design proposal shall be able to function as a new creative space by remodeling and remodeling existing buildings. An open external space plan newly connected to the surrounding area as the central space of the campus shall be proposed. A new type of performance space should be created to promote co-prosperity in universities and communities and serve as a cultural hub for the community.

Site and Scope of Design

Location: Culture Center, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul National University
Site Area: 12,300m2
Gross Floor Area: 11,500m2
Number of floors: 1 basement level, 3 above-ground floors
Main Building Usage: Various campus performances and events such as cultural performances, art presentations, lectures, graduation ceremonies, etc.


This competition is open to licensed architects (domestic/international), and up to three people can participate in joint application.!In the case of a joint application, one of the participants must be designated as the representative member, and the representative will have the authority on submission of the documents related to this design competition, as well as the acquisition and renunciation of rights, on behalf of the joint applicants. The representative of the participating team must be a registered Korean architect and has completed registration with an architect’s office according to the same law.

Awards and Prizes

The winner has the right to basic and actual design, and the details of awards are as follows.
2nd prize (1 team): 24,000 KRW
3rd place (1 team): 18,000 KRW
4th place (1 team): 12,000 KRW
5th place (1 team): 6,000 KRW

>>> Go to the competition’s website <<<