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Possibly the greatest single work of man on the face of the earth is Peking (Beijing)......
-Edmund N. Bacon, in his book 'Design of Cities-

 

The East Asian Countries have many wonderful historic cities which have been so brilliant in design and culture. They have been an indicator of the state of Asian civilization. Besides their tradition, the east Asian Cities are deemed to have been developing a new urbanism in 20th century which is unique enough to distinguish them from the western cities.

The dualistic structure of the East Asian cities in the 20th century
   Korean      Italian

 

 

 

Here, ATA recommends 11 cities and their websites in Koea. And some articles on the critical issues related to the cities are presented by ATA. Click and enjoy the cities!

 

 

Buyeo

For the creative continuity of past and future (Korean)

 

Busan

 

 

 

 

 

 


Photo by
Jeon Jaehong

 

Daejeon

A Research on the Lot Pattern and House Type at the Housing Sites in Daejeon Old CBD
The situation of dwelling in the old CBD of Daejeon (Korean)
Daejeon CBD Map (as of May, 2000)
Relocated Power; Daejeon City under Transformation (Korean)
Daejeon Old CBD (Daejeon MBC TV Documentary; Korean) VOD
Golmok (Alleyways) at Soje-dong, Daejeon (by Park Cheonyong, Lee Jeongwan, October 2009)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gangneung


Photo by
Jeon Jaehong

 

Gongjiu

Gongju CBD Map (as of Jan. 2006)
The Traditional House Type at the Housing Site of the Gongju's Civic Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gyeongju



Source; http://cafe.naver.com/driver1110/2930

 

Jeju

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jeonju

 

Pyeongyang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seoul

Moon Village
(Dal-dongne, the squatter area under redevelopment process)

 

Suwon