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OSOL / Art pavilion

OSOL
OSOL

Discipline: Architecture

OSOL
OSOL
OSOL
OSOL
OSOL

Discipline: Architecture

OSOL is a permanent art pavilion that was installed on the west coast of South Korea. Over 1,000 pine trees have been growing alongside the tidal beach for more than 100 years. This scenic area was unveiled to the public after the military wire fences were recently taken down due to an easing of tension with North Korea. Inspired by the reflection of light on the sea, OSOL, the pine forest-like structure made from anodized aluminum, reflects the surrounding colors and allows visitors to gain a new perspective on the relationship between man and nature, encouraging them to develop a deeper appreciation of nature.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2020

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME up to 12 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

A great example of how architects and creatives take abstract concepts and form them into brilliant aesthetic and material solutions. The integration with the lake and the pine trees feels almost like a conversation between humans and nature, whispers between the wind and the pine tree branches. A piece of landscape architecture as poetry, full of peace, inspiration, and balance.
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Client / Manufacturer

Hwaseong City

Hwaseong City
Hwaseong City, South Korea

Client / Manufacturer

Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation

Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation
Suwon-si, South Korea

Design

SOAP Design Studio

SOAP Design Studio
Seoul, South Korea

Soonyup Kwon, Eungyung Shin, Dongsun Chang, Rahui Kwon

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