• MVRDV's Skygarden, a Transformed 983-Meter Former Highway, Opens in Seoul

    4 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    © Ossip van Duivenbode
    Today the Mayor of Seoul opened the Skygarden, a 983-meter elevated walkway designed by MVRDV which utilizes a formerly abandoned highway in the center of the South Korean capital. Located in Seoul's Central Station district, the 16-meter-high linear park features a living catalog of Korea's indigenous plants, featuring over 24,000 individual plants from 228 species and sub-species. The Skygarden is known in Korean as Seoullo 7017 , a name which references the Korean for "Seoul Street," and the 1970 and 2017, the years in which the structure was originally built and...
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