Doojin Hwang Architects: Porosity Tectonics Systems


Publisher Openhouse

ISBN 9791195212804

Idea Code 16242

Doojin Hwang Architects, established in Seoul in 2000, has focused on reading, researching, and reshaping the city. According to the firm, “Seoul is a living laboratory where ideas that redefine our future world cities are being tested.” Its approaches, criticisms, projects, and case studies are compiled in this imposing monograph, presented in three sections: Porosity, Tectonics, and Systems. Beginning with an essay by Doojin Hwang on the difficult relationship with modernism that Asia as a whole has experienced over the last century, the analysis highlights the specific conditions seen in Korea today, and how architects experience this and build towards a global future.

430 p, ills colour & bw, 24 x 30 cm, hb, Korean/English