Somewhere between the city and mountains of Gwangju, South Korea, IROJE KHM architects designed the beautiful Hye Ro Hun house. This exquisite example of contemporary architecture contains two distinct living spaces each with their own amenities. One bedroom even includes a bamboo garden. The sculpture-like design of this house gives it its unique style and personality.
A couple of months back, The Independent ran a feature of North Korea’s architectural structures with images from German architect-publisher Philipp Meuser’s book, Architectural and Cultural Guide: Pyongyang.
Korean architects, Mass Studies, have attacked the idea of housing typology in this project for a Seoul Commune in the year 2026. The buildings are comprised of public and private cells; technology is harnessed to make the private cells more private and the public cells more public. From your private cell, you can monitor the goings on in the public cells.