Seven years after the architectural practice of Zaha Hadid began the initial plans for the project, the Dongdaemun Design Park and Plaza in Seoul, Korea opens to the public.
The scheme introduces the most innovative design and is developed by the Seoul Metropolitan Government offering a cultural hub that is comprised of five zones, namely an art hall, a museum, a design lab, design market and the Dongdaemun history and cultural park. The original plan was separated into six sections, so during the construction the design changed a bit, and the entire park spans over a surface of 85400 square meters.
With its diverse programs, the scheme wants to host a large variety of events and there are 60 hotspots with their own story of creativity based on the life in the area. The official opening of the park will be on March the 21st 2014 and it will be a beacon of cultural life for the population in the area as well as reaching out to the global community.