The PLATOON KUNSTHALLE opened its doors on 11th april this year and is set up in seoul as a space for subculture in Asia. Its programmatic orientation towards cultural movements beneath the radar creates a dynamic space where new ideas are born and presented.
The structure is built from 28 standard shipping containers by Graft Architects as a icons of a flexible architecture in a globalized culture. The stacked containers forms a unique construction that can be rebuilt anywhere at any time. The PLATOON KUNSTHALLE provides showcases of underground artists, studio residencies and a fine selection of cutting-edge stage performances to introduce the energetic potential of subculture in Korea and Asia.
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Concept Design: Platoon Cultural Development
Location: Seoul, Korea
Architectural Consultancy: Graft Architects and Baik Jiwon
Program: Exhibitions, Bar & Restaurant, Event Hall, Artist Studios, Library Lounge, Office Studios, Workshop Room, Roof Top Bar
Project year: 2008-2009