Garak Market by Samoo Architects & Engineers

Project: Garak Market redevelopment
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Designed by Samoo Architects & Engineers
Samoo Architects and Engineers have won a design competition with their proposal for the redevelopment of the Garak Market in Seoul. Designed nearly a quarter of a century ago, the market was the first public wholesale market in Korea and with an area of 543,451 sq m, is the centre of trade for fruit, vegetables and meats in Seoul. However, it has been criticised for its ever-present traffic congestion and inefficient logistics system, both of which the winning proposal aims to tackle. Continue for more after the jump:

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