by Katie Chang

Seoul, the capital of South Korea, is where you’ll discover gleaming skyscrapers alongside historic Buddhist temples, Michelin-starred haute cuisine bordering humble dumpling houses, and splurge-worthy Korean fashion boutiques neighboring traditional craft shops. As for the design scene? It’s rapidly expanded in recent years, from marking the expected (like hotels and museums) to the unexpected (like bakeries and barbecue spots). But the one thing binding the most noteworthy design examples here is how, in true Korean fashion, they embrace the new while honoring the old…

Reblogged from Archiectural Digest

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