Korean Style – Architecture, One with Nature

A short documentary by The Korean Foundation with showcases traditional Korean architecture which blends with the nature environment.

Source: TheKoreaFoundation

Monumental Skyline of Seoul

A cool video showcasing the awesome cityscape and modern architectures in Seoul.

Credits: noealz1, zedomax, mr9koo, schecter7o, t.prakobkit

Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP)

Video and images of the Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) – the world’s largest three-dimensional amorphous architectural structure, designed by Zaha Hadid. Officially inaugurated in March 2014, the place is becoming an iconic landmark in Seoul.

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Namhansanseong – UNESCO World Heritage

Promotional video and photos of Namhansanseong (literally South Han Mountain Fortress) which has been inscribed on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites in June 2014. The fortress contains fortifications that date back to the 17th century.

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Sungnyemun Restored

Korea’s National Treasure #1 Namdaemun (officially Sungnyemun) which was destroyed by fire in February 2008 is open to the public once again.

Seoul Sungnyemun restored 2013

Namdaemun is the main south gate of the city wall of Seoul and was first built in the fourth year of King Taejo’s reign (1398), and rebuilt during the 29th year of The Great King Sejong’s reign (1447) and also in the tenth year of King Seongjong’s reign (1479). It’s the oldest wooden structure in Seoul (wonder if it still counts).

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