Thursday, 23 February 2012

Box Hedge Architecture

This 2008 winning concept design for the new town of Gwanggyo, south of Seoul in Korea is the work of MVRDV. The article on the Gwanggyo Power Centre development on DeZeen provides more info on the scale and logic of the design that features terraces for all the levels with the green hedges creating the distinctive rings - (basically the text from the official site). If the final realisation ever happens and has the feel of the renders then it will be a fascinating project - all those green and white mounds...

[MVRDV Gwanggyo development renders via their flickr stream]

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