Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017




Exhibitions Seoul, South Korea September 1, 2017 - November 5, 2017

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Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017, a global academic forum and exhibition that promotes creative ways to address urban problems under the theme Imminent Commons, will begin in three months. With participants from over 50 cities; 30 universities, including Seoul National University, MIT, and Keio University; and more than 120 related organizations, including the British Council, European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) and InKo Centre (Korean cultural center in India), the Seoul Biennale will be held over a period of 66 days from September 1 to November 5 throughout various locations in Seoul such as Donuimun Museum Village and Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP).

Seoul Biennale will present a new paradigm in urban architecture through two main exhibitions: the Thematic Exhibition: 9 Commons at Donuimun Museum Village which will present the works of over 40 teams from 24 countries under the theme Imminent Commons, and the Cities Exhibition: Commoning Cities at Dongdaemun Design Plaza, which plans to showcase the public projects of around 50 major cities around the world including Beijing, London and Vienna so that viewers may have the opportunity to explore the common values that cities promote.