Kim Seunghoy

Ewoo School / Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University) + KYWC Architects

Curated by María Francisca González
SCHOOLS, SUSTAINABILITY • SEONGNAM-SI, SOUTH KOREA
Architects : KYWC Architects, Kim Seunghoy (Seoul National University)
Area : 6840 m²
Year : 2016
Photographs : Kim Jaekyeong

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Textual content description offered by the architects. Each setting within the faculty is in itself a textbook for college students. The thought of being associates “with nature” is practiced by way of the institution of a “sustainable eco-system,” and studying “with lecturers” requires a “neo-universal house” that may allow varied academic experiments. The need to “play with associates” infuses an “intermediate territory” that are the yards and the paths, and the hope to “share with neighbors” grow to be potential by way of the operation of a “widespread facility” between the college and native communities.

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Sustainable ecological setting is taken into account all through the entire means of grasp planning, collection of mechanical and electrical system and building methodology. Moreover, not solely does it embrace micro-climate management, creation of assorted biotopes, photo voltaic and pure air flow, inexperienced passage, but in addition components corresponding to utilization of rainwater and sewage, planning of water house in three phases by way of using streams, and using recyclable building supplies.

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A light-weight metal structure of 1.8M X 8.4M models create a column-free house, and seven.5cm X 15cm sized columns maintain a 20cm assume fascia which serves to safe the outside pores and skin that’s to be prefabricated in a manufacturing facility. The outside pores and skin is split into a number of sorts which rely upon the diploma of openness, and likewise giving number of expressions to the impartial column-free house. The outside pores and skin is definitely removable, and could be adjusted in line with the brand new wants of the house. Accordingly, this methodology can fulfill each particular and common wants.

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Quite a few intermediate realms which help faculty life in number of methods embrace; a bridge that won’t solely join buildings to yards, but in addition serves as a foundation of development, a path-like courtyard that adopts each traits of a path and a yard, an open staircase that connects the building, balconies and shading units connected to the outside pores and skin, and a path which connects pavilions.

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Shared amenities of Ewoo College are open to its native communities. The small bridge that connects the shared amenities to the native residents kinds a community. With varied shared amenities corresponding to gymnasiums and libraries the college turns into the epicenter for its area people, and never solely functioning as an academic establishment.

© Kim Jaekyeong

Shared amenities of Ewoo College are open to its native communities. The small bridge that connects the shared amenities to the native residents kinds a community. With varied shared amenities corresponding to gymnasiums and libraries the college turns into the epicenter for its area people, and never solely functioning as an academic establishment.

© Kim Jaekyeong

The primary stage of Ewoo College had been accomplished in 2003, and since then there have been plans to increase the college’s advanced. As well as, a mid to long-term enlargement is in plan, which incorporates group facilities and a graduate faculty adopting another schooling system. Like the expansion of any life type, every stage and the method of Ewoo College bears its personal completeness. That is achieved by way of, neo-universal house that may allow mitosis, bridges and path-like yards to create a community, and architectural units that may mediate boundaries of nature and structure.