[Seoul Tour Theme 2 : Coexistence] Seoul, City of Coexistence
Date 2018.08.13

A city is a living organism.

The city never stops. It continues to transform and evolve.

A population of 10 million resides in the 605.20 km2 plot of land that is Seoul. On top of that, a great number of commuting workers, tourists, and visitors can be seen coming into the city every day. But ironically, as more people gather, boosting and advancing the economy in the process, the city itself gets sicker. With the recent influx of tourists and rapid gentrification, megacities around the world have been starting to feel the consequences. They’ve been struggling under the growing weight of litter, air pollution, and the rising cost of rent. As a result, cities around the world have striving harder to transform their spaces, putting more focus on urban restoration. How has Seoul, one of the top 10 cities of the world, been faring with this issue? 

20 New Spots in Seoul

Seoul has been making continuous efforts and brainstorming ideas about how to transform the city. “20 New Spots in Seoul” is a leading example of Seoul’s urban restoration projects. Dead spaces have been revived to create new type of spaces with potential to promote the growth of manufacturing industries where collaboration of creativity and skill between the youth and old can lead to sustainability. 

Seoul started the “20 New Spots in Seoul” project with hopes of bettering the daily lives of the 10 million residing within its limited spaces.


Learn more about 20 New Spots in Seoul 



[Apr. 25, 2018 10:41  Input / Apr. 27, 2018 00:00  Publish]