건물을 미학적인 관점에서 인간의 신체에 비유하는 것 보다 생태적인 관점에서 자연환경의 일부로 본다면 오래된 건물에 대한 태도가 변할 수 밖에 없다.
The first generation of Korean architects were civil and cultural leaders who first visualized the “generous dreams” for the Korean republic, and it was the architects of KECC who were at the vanguard of Korea’s utopian enterprise.
An overview of the brief but prolific career of Ra Sangjin, who reportedly completed over 150 projects, provides us with a glimpse on the exhilarating first years of contemporary architecture in Korea, when a small group of young men, often through forging privileged or dubious relationships with the dictatorial regime, carried out ambitious projects, on par with the prevailing architectural trends in the West.
Fragile but more enduring tales embedded within buildings can survive long past the end of physical lifespan of buildings themselves.
건축 행위의 목표가 지식 생산이라면 건축적 지식이 가장 순수하게 전달 될 수 있는 통로는 건물로부터 아이디어가 분리되어 독립적으로 존재하는 전시 속의 건축적 상황이 아닐까?
While many of the logical underpinnings for the New Ruralism, or the New Urbanism, of which it is a corollary, remain valid and instructive in non-American contexts, it is important to recognize the need for regional specificity within a cultural milieu. Without substituting the shared imagery of an ideal community with a local equivalent that would resonate within the new cultural context, any superficial translation of the principles of the New Ruralism would fail.