New Songdo City

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Positioned at the gateway to Northeast Asia, the Songdo International Business District is a model for sustainable and smart city-scale developments from Asia to across the globe. The design sets a new standard in sustainability, with innovative approaches to building performance, green infrastructure and community planning. Its programmatic elements are well diversified, including residential, office and retail. It is conceived as a pedestrian friendly city, with generous promenades, 40 percent green space and an urban density that promotes active street life. 

 

Location

Incheon, South Korea

CLIENT

Gale International

POSCO

ARCHITECT 

KPF

Kunwon

TYPE 

Master Plan, Mixed Use, Civic + Cultural, Education + Healthcare, Office, Retail, Residential

SIZE

1,500 AC Site Area

SUSTAINABILITY

LEED Certified Rating

AWARDS

2008 Sustainable Cities Award, Urban Land Institute, Financial Times

2007 People's Choice Award for Urban Design, HKIA

References

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