MAT_MACRO_SCALESERIES 1 of 2 [EWHA=functional]

MAT_MACRO_SCALESERIES: [1 OF 2] EWHA/FUKOKUBuilding: as an urban FUNCTIONAL surface

Project: Ewha Women’s University

Architect/Designer: Dominique Perrault

Sources: http://www.perraultarchitecte.com

Features: Landscape(Park/Garden) – Metal Glass Facade (printed glass facade)

The complex conversation from building+city it is manifested through a main space looked like a sliced portion of strata was taken away named “The Campus Valley.”  This multifunctional space seamless connects the city and its dwellers to the building program.  The project becomes an extension of the city’s fabric offering additional amenities to the neighborhood. Then, on the upper portion of the project park/garden is created offering opportunities for the in-formalities of student activities to interact with the occasional instances the city has to offer “The Campus Valley” acts as a gateway to the campus, a space the allows daily sport activities, and an area that serves as an annual gathering for local festivities.  All showcasing the university’s program, the students interests to the city.

Site area: 204,514 sq.ft. (4.69 acres)

Built-up area: 753,473 sq.ft

Landscape setting up: 333,681 sq.ft

Program:

Ewha campus hosts about 22K students

  • Academic – classrooms, 8 amphitheaters (4 exterior/ 4 interior), library, computer rooms, workshop, study hall, and common use spaces.
  • Administrative – office space, service area
  • Commercial – 2 screen cinema, shops, bank, post office, fitness club, theatre
  • Other – Chapel, student plaza and exhibition hall
  • Underground parking

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