The proposal for the ‘Dream Hub’ Yongsan IBD masterplan development of foster + partners‘ was to transform this area of Seoul, Korea from a large railway goods yard to a new exciting metropolis.
As expressed by the design brief, the main focal point of the hub are the landmark towers which form the sam-taeguk, known as the ‘helixia’. The three spiraling towers will give new focus and meaning to yongsan by connecting three diverse areas together: the yongsan station, the river han and the yongsan electronics district. As visitors move around these grand crescents, they will experience a variety of spaces with winding ramps and lifts connecting at a multitude of levels.
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