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Samsung Jongno Corporate Headquarters – Seoul, Korea

Posted in Built by Sophia Kim on January 27, 2010

Building: Samsung Jongno Corporate Headquarters
Location: Seoul, Korea
Completed: 1999
Architect: Rafael Vinoly
Consultants: Charles Paik & Co. Inc.
Structural Engineers: Dewhurst Macfarlane and Partners & Structural Design Group Co. Ltd.

AE Interest: Steel frame, convex curve glass facade, elevator cores and stairs at corners for circulation system, vertical extension of three corner cores, cantilever steel frame, steel girders, larger scale aluminum girders, steel bezel technique to allow for light and trasnparent facade with only steel rods for support

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