[SEMU-YÉOL LECTURE] 2018 May Walking Lecture / Understanding Seoul- Seeing Our City with Different Eyes작성일   2018-04-16

[SEMU-YÉOL LECTURE] 2018 May Walking Lecture

Understanding Seoul- Seeing Our City with Different Eyes

Lecturer: Daniel Taendler                                                        
Architect, Co-director of urban detail. Seoul

In the lecture on April 2, the audience will be provided with knowledge about historic city structures in Seoul and how they contribute to the fascinating fabric of the metropolis. The walking lecture will cover several neighborhoods in Seoul, providing first-hand examples of the subject of the lecture. The focus will be on the Euljiro neighborhood in the Jung-gu District, where the urban detail. Seoul office is located.
The goal of the lecture is to provide an enhanced understanding of and appreciation for old neighborhoods like those in Euljiro that are often dismissed as shabby and not worthy of interest and are seen as potential areas for profit-oriented redevelopment.
This lecture will show how areas that are not regarded as note-worthy can often house interesting historical remnants, in this instance from the Joseon Dynasty, the Japanese colonial period, and the post-war military dictatorships.

Daniel Taendler was born in Kassel, Germany as the second son of a German father and a Korean mother who was among the group of Korean nurses seconded to Germany in the 60’s and 70’s. He studied architecture and urban planning at the technical university RWTH in Aachen, Germany and worked at a Korean local architecture firm called Guga for several years before co-founding urban detail. Seoul with a former colleague, Jihee Choi. While Taendler works with both traditional and modern architecture, the renovation and planning of “hanok,” the Korean traditional architecture, is his main field of work and interest. Due to his educational background in the field, urban planning and city structures have been his personal area of interest for many years and were also the focus of several other lectures he has given in the past.

Sewoon Square Entrance, Sewoon Plaza (across the Jongmyo Shrine)
175-4 Jongno 3(sam)-ga, Jongno-gu, Seoul
Direction (Korean)

Date and Time
May 12, 2018 (Sat)
10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
No Admission Fee.
T: 010.4692.6851 (Text Only) /
Registration Required
The first 30 people (in order not to bother the neighbors)
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