art complex seoul

Seoul Art Complex

Submission: February 01, 2017
Registration: January 25, 2017
Language: English, Korean
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: 1st Prize: Design Contract, The runner-ups will be awared with the total prize of 752,000,000 KRW
Type: Open


Art Complex—combination of art archive, library and museum with local and historical resources as the medium – Expectation of innovative designs that will realize the new form of institute.

Seoul Metropolitan Government is in process of planning on “Art Complex, Pyeongchang-dong, Seoul (working title).”And for this, “Design Competition: Art Complex, Pyeongchang-dong, Seoul” will be held and announced on November 4. Total prize amount will be approximately 75,000,000 KRW, and the winner will be granted a right to sign the design contract.

Art Complex aims to contribute to the development of local community, maturity of cultural environment and communication between artistic activities by formation of a complex cultural space for combination of enjoyment of culture, research & development and learning with use of abundant local historical infrastructure and the art archive as the medium.

The competition seeks for openness, combination and connection among the space elements instead of division by function. Therefore, the design is expected to be an innovative plan that forms connection and interaction between materials and activities throughout the space. Also, it must be an eco-friendly space that is in harmony with Bukhansan, Bugaksan and the surrounding natural environment.

Registration for the competition is available through Friday Nov. 4, 2016 ~ Wednesday, Jan. 25 (by 17:00) on Seoul Public Building Design Competition website “Let’s Design Seoul” (http://project.seoul.go.kr) and submission of entry work is due Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 at Seoul Urban Space Improvement Bureau(the online submission is also available through the website.

Go to the competition’s website