Skyscrapers in Seoul: this week we've run a series of stories on the Yongsan International Business District, a new commercial hub in Seoul, South Korea, that's due for completion in 2024. Commissioned by South Korean developer DreamHub, the new district has been masterplanned by architect Daniel Libeskind and will include skyscrapers by a host of international architects including Renzo Piano, BIG, MVRDV, REX, Dominique Perrault and Libeskind. Here’s a slideshow to bring them all together. More »
Skyscrapers in Seoul: a pair of 450 metre-high towers with glass scales by Chicago firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture are the latest of fifteen skyscrapers commissioned for the Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, South Korea, following recently released designs by BIG and MVRDV. More »
Dezeen Wire: Dutch architects MVRDV have received threatening emails and angry phone calls after revealing proposals for skyscrapers that resemble the exploding World Trade Centre on 9/11.
We published the project first on Dezeen, prompting outrage from many of our readers. One declared the images “insensitive and offensive” while another claimed “this is like 9/11 freeze framed”. More »