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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.
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.
The South Korean city’s month-long ban on cars in 2013 transformed streets into playgrounds, The Pop-Up City reports.
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.
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.
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.
The new capital of South Korea experiments with urban design in the tradition of Brasilia and Canberra, Architect magazine reports.
The city’s strategy is to replace expressways with bus lanes, bike paths and trams, the Guardian reports.
The 50-story Federation of Korean Industries high-rise in Seoul features a photovoltaic skin, Green Building News reports.