People who are not interested in environmental or animal issues tend to think that only commonly known animals, such as penguins and polar bears, are endangered. The goal of the Endangered Animals Graphic Archives is to get people to care about the environment and animals by using vivid illustrations of the various endangered animals classified according to the crisis level. Through this project, people can learn about endangered animals and educate themselves and children about the importance of protecting animals and the environment.
Designed and illustrated by: Namsung Kim and illustrated by Insil Lee
For children with sensory processing disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, the playground can be full of challenges. But with thoughtful design, it can be an oasis of invigorating stimulation and therapeutic relief. The Sensory Car Wash invites children of all abilities to play together in an engaging, nonlinear way. A variety of soft, squeezable, and floppy sculptural forms hang in rows, tunnels, and arrays to create full-body fun. Some children find relief hugging, swinging, or swaying with the soft, colorful forms. Others love to run crashing through the shapes and colors for a stimulating but safe experience.
Designed by: Matt Green, Kurt Rampton, IDSA and Monty Montague, IDSA of BOLTGROUP and Tom Norquist and Steven Dupree of Playcore for Playcore Inc.
For the Aekyung Tower, which contains hotel, office and commercial spaces situated atop a subway station, the designers developed an integrated design concept focused on the concept of weaving.
Designed by: INNOCEAN Worldwide, CA PLAN, HLD and Exhibit Korea
Visionary City for UIA served as a pavilion for SAMOO Architects & Engineers during the International Union of Architects’ forum held in Seoul in 2017. The pavilion narrated the 40-year history of SAMOO Architects & Engineers in an Inception-like city-scale model mounted on an unfolding wall. With the development of display technology, many recent architecture exhibitions and pavilions have adopted digital methods to present their works. SAMOO Architects & Engineers aimed to delivered a more perceptive and user-interactive experience. Visionary City is composed of actual projects designed and built by the firm worldwide carefully collaged together on an imaginary nonlinear city. Within its enclosing form, audiences were able to walk around and interact with the city in person. The pavilion was designed to represent an infinite, ever-growing city, provoking new synergies between buildings and cities, expanding its vision beyond past and present into the future.
Designed by: SAMOO Architects & Engineers
Vision Park is a support area in the entrance of an ophthalmic hospital intended for people with visual impairments. A series of steps divide the space and house areas where various activities can be safely enjoyed. Each area has information related to multiple fields such as medical care, welfare, education and hobbies. In addition, Vision Park offers a variety of ways to spend time, from benches and a kitchen to a bouldering wall, each a trigger to regain what was lost in daily life due to visual impairment.
Designed by: Kentaro Yamazaki of YAMAZAKI KENTARO DESIGN WORKSHOP Co.,Ltd., Taiji Fujimori of TAIJI FUJIMORI ATELIER inc., Yoshitaka Haba of BACH, Sakie Uragami of IDE SOUND INSTITUTE & Shiho Shibaie of NIHON SEKKEI
The PRO/RATA ART Viewing Room functions as both storage and an exhibition hall for high-priced artwork. It was designed for a financial company that adopted a method of simultaneously storing and displaying art, rather than tucking it away in a vault. The display technology includes security devices and the equipment to maintain constant temperature and humidity levels to keep the pieces safe and secure while protecting their longevity. The space was also designed to allow owners of the artwork to visit and appreciate their art and socialize with one another.
Designed by: Eunwhan Cho, Jongmin Kim, Taeryeong Yang, Minwoo Kim & Jeeyoon Lee of Mootaa
The National Veterans Memorial and Museum honors veterans past and present who have served throughout America’s history. The museum places veterans’ stories at the forefront and pays tribute to the sacrifices and contributions of both veterans and their families. Located on the Scioto Peninsula, it is a key part of the revival of downtown Columbus, OH.
Designed by: Ralph Appelbaum Associates
INTERSCOPE: Spaceship to the New Earth is a remodeling project for the permanent exhibition at the Jeongok Prehistory Museum. The museum was built to commemorate the discovery of the first Acheulian hand axe in East Asia. The building was designed to resemble a spaceship consisting of an irregular streamlined form that bears a similarity to an ancient life form. The design concept involves a spaceship returning to the Earth thousands of years after the planet recovered from severe environmental pollution.
Designed by: Sungyun Lee, curated by Sungjun Lee, Jeongok Prehistory Museum. Architecture designed by Charles Jeon & Sanghwan Han
The McDonald’s Pavilion served as a restaurant and corporate brand promotion space during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The unique hamburger-shaped pavilion had design elements of a burger, fries, and a drink, projecting the message of “a meal with the world.” Approximately 200,000 customers visited the pavilion during the games.
Designed by: Archiahn and Komes Design