David Chipperfield Architects completes office with “hanging gardens” in Seoul


Korean beauty giant Amorepacific’s cube-shaped headquarters, designed by David Chipperfield Architects, is punctuated with voids filled with trees and pools.

Arranged around a central courtyard, three of the building’s facades have large voids that open the building to the surrounding city, and serve as platforms for what the architects describe as “hanging gardens”.

The 30-storey building in Seoul, South Korea, has 25 floors of office space above four floors containing public faculties including galleries and restaurants. A central void runs through the building, allowing daylight to filter through to the interiors of the offices, with the voids connecting the exterior facade and this light well….Click Here To Keep Reading



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