Submission: December 02, 2016
Registration: December 02, 2016
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $5,000, 2nd Prize: US $2,000, 3rd Prize: US $1,000
One can never emphasize too much the importance of air. Recently, Seoul and its vicinity and provincial areas has been plagued by air pollution, specifically fine dust and ultrafine particles, where the nation’s permissible levels are double those the World Health Organization recommends. The latest air pollution crisis in Korea is putting people at unease due to health risks. Aside from the government addressing the issue with appropriate countermeasures, could architects design buildings which can clean air?