Modern Countryside Residence in South Korea: Living Knot

Modern Countryside Residence in South Korea: Living Knot | April 18, 2013

Polymur Architecture have recently completed the development of a highly modern residence, situated in a rural agricultural village of Gangneung. The project is described as a modern interpretation of a traditional Korean villa with linear volumes to maximize the contact with external spaces. Its name- Living Knot- suggests the junction of the two main volumes, … Read more

Younger buyers leaving Japanese for South Korean, American brands

Younger buyers leaving Japanese for South Korean, American brands | March 21, 2013

By Zach Bowman Edmunds has taken a closer look at the buying habits of young adults. As it turns out, Gen X and Gen Y buyers are increasingly eschewing Japanese brands in favor of South Korean and American automakers. Five years ago, that wasn’t the case, with more than half of all young buyers flocking to brands … Read more

Samsung, with headquarters in Seoul, is rapidly expanding its facilities in Silicon Valley. Photo: Ahn Young-joon, Associated Press

Samsung grows presence in Apple backyard | February 23, 2013

Los Angeles Times Samsung Electronics’ and Apple’s battle to dominate the world’s smartphone markets has mostly been waged from their respective sides of the Pacific. Now the South Korean tech giant is storming rival Apple’s backyard, launching an aggressive expansion into Silicon Valley. Samsung has opened a new innovation center in Menlo Park. A research and development … Read more

Daily Life, South Korea – February 2013 (Photos)

Daily Life, South Korea – February 2013 (Photos) | February 20, 2013

Dream Program 2013 Participants

South Korea’s Dream Program Inspires the World | January 29, 2013

January 28, 2013 Sports unify people of different ethnic, religious, social, and cultural backgrounds and can be a powerful force to make the world a better place. In the run up to last year’s London Olympic and Paralympic Games I was fortunate to have been able to have participated in a number of activities to … Read more