Hotel, Seoul Garden 1980
Even until the end of 1970's, Mapo Rd. where this building is located didn't have any urban context as a main road of Seoul. Redevelopment after that time, large-scaled office buildings and apartments formed a sky line and became a gateway of Seoul. This large hotel has 3 floors in the lower part as a public space, and 12 floors in the higher part as lodgings. The whole structure is reasonable one, and the interior and exterior of the lower part is given the texture with reddish brick pattern of classic designs. Unified design motive is used for even details of the interior design, and local colors are expressed carefully.