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we could find a site that evokes an urban-architectural paradox, 'how the identity of an urban
architecture is obtained without losing contextual harmony', it would be the most appropriate
one for this studio. Through a series of surveys of Taejon city, such a site
can actually be found at the urban core.
The site is located at crossroads where the 1.1km-long main
axis of the city, between the Taejon railway station and Chungchongnam-do
Provincial Office, intersects with the 250m-long 'Street of Culture' which is generally
considered as a symbol of the public space in the city. It marks the entrance of the
'Street of Culture' which is defined with three or four-story commercial buildings
demarcating five homogeneous urban blocks. The area of the site is about 900m2
and the width of the Street of Culture is 14m. The site is actually occupied by three
four-story buildings, which will be negated at this studio.