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South Korea’s fourth largest city is its first to adopt a long-range wireless network for self-driving cars and other innovations, TechCrunch reports. 

June 16, 2016
The very phrase “High Line” is morphing into a catch-all synonym for “linear park.”
Grace Chua April 8, 2016
Assessing the legacy of a Korean neighborhood's month-long experiment in car-free living.
Anna Valmero October 23, 2015

South Korea’s largest city is a leader on urban freeway removal, but this time an abandoned highway would become a city park, the Korea Herald reports. 

May 28, 2015

The South Korean city’s month-long ban on cars in 2013 transformed streets into playgrounds, The Pop-Up City reports. 

April 21, 2015

City leaders across the region should implement policies now to promote dense, livable, inclusive cities before it’s too late for such planning, the World Bank warns in a new report. 

February 2, 2015

The giant ear that records citizen complaints and the enormous rubber duck bobbing in Seoul’s harbor are signs of Mayor Park Won-soon’s unique style, CityMetric reports. 

October 23, 2014

The half-mile long pedestrian walkway would be built along a major thoroughfare that slices through Seoul’s central business district, the Wall Street Journal reports. 

September 3, 2014

The new capital of South Korea experiments with urban design in the tradition of Brasilia and Canberra, Architect magazine reports.

August 27, 2014
Seoul's "smart work centers" give overworked public-sector workers an alternative to long commutes and the possibility of work-life balance.
Frances Heewon Cha June 18, 2014

The city’s strategy is to replace expressways with bus lanes, bike paths and trams, the Guardian reports.

April 2, 2014

The 50-story Federation of Korean Industries high-rise in Seoul features a photovoltaic skin, Green Building News reports.

February 24, 2014
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