Seun Sangga citywalk
Since the Korean government introduced the regulation for Air Quality Index (AQI) in 2002, anthropogenic emissions have been substantially reduced and the creation of green areas in the cities has been drastically increased. Particular focus was placed in the metropolitan area of the City of Seoul, where a policy for greening the city was introduced through the implementation of public parks, green corridors and vegetation, in an effort to reduce air pollutants and thermal entrapment. With this goal, our proposal for Seun Sangga aims to contribute to the greening policy of Seoul city by creating a new green corridor for downtown Seoul, amongst a series of opportunities to transform linear obsolete infrastructures into a network of dense green spaces.
The Seun Sangga is reconceived here as a linear park, associated to the el...
LOCATION: Seoul, South Korea
CLIENT: Seoul Metropolitan Government
TOTAL SITE AREA: 43,575 sqm
PROGRAM: Masterplan, Preservation, Public space
TEAM: Alejandro Zaera-Polo, Maider Llaguno, Guillermo Fernandez-Abascal, Manuel Eijo, Policarpo Del Canto, Lidia Martinez, Alfredo Roccia