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South Korea Launches New Eco Credits Policy Plan

January 14, 2011 / No Comments

South Korea, with an objective to implement and promote sustainable development and green movement in the country, has announced a new policy plan. The Ministry of Environment’s new initiative is based on an Eco-credits program that enables the citizens to earn cash by switching on to green lifestyle.

Federation of Korean Industries Tower Features Efficient Solar Electric Facades

October 29, 2010 / No Comments

The recently built Korean green skyscraper designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture features one of the most efficient solar electric facades in the world.

Seoul Shows the way, Removes Freeway to make way for Stream

February 23, 2010 / No Comments

It is common for growing ciites to destroy or remove, or at least, subdue any natural element that would come in its path of "development." This is more or less true for every single city in the world, even Seoul. The only reason we single out Seoul here is because it has recently taken a commendable step, that of reclaiming ...

Designers Propose Giant Solar Roof for Seoul

January 29, 2010 / No Comments

Designers have a way of coming up with very innovative, and sometimes, difficult to implement ideas. But then ideas are what bring innovation. South Korean designers SAMOO have come up with an interesting plan that proposes a giant, 131 acre green roof over a part of Seoul.

Green Commercial and Entertainment Center in Seoul, Korea

November 17, 2008 / No Comments

This fantastic amalgamation of architecture with green design has been conjured up by Mass Studies Architecture and has taken shape in Gangnam, Seoul. The beautiful structure is more like a set of living breathing walls clad in green and the entire space has a feeling of refreshed atmosphere even though it is caught in a concrete filled suburb. With a mossy ...