South Korea

26 June 2020

A Study on the POE (Post Occupancy Evaluation) according to the Residential Environment of Mixed-use Apartment

Ha Man Joon, Korea University

In this study, POE(Post Occupancy Evaluation) evaluation indexes were selected into six categories through the consideration of theories and prior research. Therefore, qualitative supply can...

29 July 2019

From Object to Place: A New, Highly Public Home for a Venerable Company

Christoph Felger, David Chipperfield Architects

The new headquarters for Amorepacific, South Korea’s largest beauty company, is located in the center of Seoul, on a site which has been occupied by...

05 February 2018

Lotte World Tower: Seoul’s First Supertall

James von Klemperer, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

The Lotte World Tower became the world’s fifth-tallest building upon completion in 2017, and is currently the only supertall building (300 meters or higher) in...

05 February 2018

2017: Skyscraper History’s Tallest, Highest- Volume, and Most Geographically Diverse Year

This 2017 Tall Building Year in Review / Tall Buildings in Numbers data analysis report shows that more buildings of 200 meters’ height or greater...

01 December 2017

Designing High Performance MEP Systems for Supertall Buildings: A Review of Challenges and Opportunities

Craig Burton, Interface Engineering, Inc.

The design and construction of supertall buildings has grown dramatically in recent years. This area of practice has traditionally fallen within the purview of a...

01 December 2017

The Ultra-Modern FKI Tower

John Peronto, Thornton Tomasetti

A modern and highly-sustainable addition to the skyline of Seoul, South Korea has been completed; the Federation of Korean Industries Headquarters (FKI). The signature saw-toothed...

01 September 2017

Application of Post-Tension Technology on Tall Buildings

Kwangryang Chung, Jungwoo Park & Younghye Kim, Dong Yang Structural Engineers Co., Ltd; Dohun Kim, POSCO E&C

It’s been a decade since post-tension system began to be applied in earnest to buildings in Korea. In the meantime, posttension system has been used...

01 September 2017

Preliminary Design of Structural Health Monitoring for High-Rise Buildings

Hyun-hee Ryu, Jong-soo Kim, Eun-gyu Choi & Sang-hoon Lee, CS Structural Engineering

The purpose of structural health monitoring is to evaluate structural behavior due to various external loads through installation of appropriate measurement. Accordingly, a guideline for...

01 September 2017

Structural Performance of 800 MPa High-Strength Steel Members

Cheol-Ho Lee, Seoul National University

The use of high-strength steels in construction of highrise and mega building structures can bring about many technological advantages from fabrication to erection. However, key...

08 August 2017

Frontiers in High-Rise Outrigger Design

Hi sun Choi & Leonard M. Joseph, Thornton Tomasetti; SawTeen See, Leslie E. Robertson Associates; Rupa Garai, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

In 2012, CTBUH published the first Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings Technical Guide. In 2016, the CTBUH Outrigger Working Group felt it would be beneficial...