The site, one of the city's last slums, was named the "End of the World." To the east and south the suburban surroundings had no iconic references, to the west there was a steep valley reaching out to distant views.
The architectural material palette complements the dramatic interplay of stark architectural forms, light and shadow.
Situated some 80 km south of Seoul, Cheonan is well connected to the capital by railway and road, with a new high speed rail link having recently been completed.
Download images of the Walt Disney Concert Hall by Gehry Partners, LLP. Located on a historically and culturally prominent downtown site, the Walt Disney Concert Hall is the permanent home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Photographed by Kirsten Kiser.
Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building (UCSF)
San Francisco, California, USA
A beautifully sinuous, serpentine building that makes use of every foot of available space.