– The Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announces winner of Architecture Agreement Pilot Project
– 4 regions in the whole country, Yun-A Kim, Sang-sup Lee, Gwan-shik No, Shin-wook Oh
In ‘Architecture Agreement Pilot Project Idea Competition’ hosted by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport aiming for four regions of Korea selected 4 young architects : Yun-a Kim of I.N. Architects (Seoul), Sang-sup Lee of Gang Rim CM Architects (Yeongju), Gwan-shik No of Sangsang Architects (Gunsan), and Shin-wook Oh of Raum Architects (Busan).
This competition, which was hosted by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and supervised by AURI notified architects who is younger than 45 in May, 2015, in order to discover fresh ideas for Architecture Agreement Pilot Project and develop various business models and announced 4 winners on June 29, 2015.
The final decision on architecture planning will be made through discussion with the owners based on selected ideas. The winners will be granted an opportunity to participate in this Architecture Agreement Pilot Project and also compensate partial necessary expenses.
Partaker of the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport indicated, “When Architecture Agreement is made, architectural planning on small and irregular land will be possible as road, parking lot, landscape and stair can be installed jointly” and also stated, “and in order to vitalize the Architecture Agreement, we will spread the result of Architecture Agreement Project Competition to each cities and province, and will start to actively discover possible areas for Architecture Agreement in the second half of the year.
■2015 Architecture Agreement Pilot Project
◇(Seoul) Yun-a Kim/I.N. Architect = The land could not meet the requirement of total floor area due to height limit for the right-to-have-sunlight in Seoul, but through Architecture Agreement with adjacent land, they were excluded from some of architecture codes, such as, party wall and setback line, and thus the total floor area was secured.
◇ (Yeongju) Sang-sup Lee/Gang Rim CM Architects = Yeongju resolved the problems of landlocked property (land without access to public road), where construction is impossible, through Architecture Agreement and efficiently utilized the land by jointly constructing parking lot and vegetable garden which are typically built separately.
◇ (Gunsan) Gwan-shik No/Sangsang Architects = Gunsan’s party wall through Architecture Agreement allowed the building to blend in with its surrounding and achieved unified streetscape. In case of using Party wall per owner’s mutual agreement, the standard of Separated Distance that the building need to be 50cm away from the adjacent land, does not apply.
◇ (Busan) Shin-wook Oh/Raum Architects = The land could not meet the requirement of total floor area due to height limit for the right-to-have-sunlight in Busan, but the total floor area is secured through Architecture Agreement.
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