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int.competition 

Incheon Chungna City Tower

Observatory Complex Tower 

GEOMETRICAL EQUILIBRIUM

This project proposed to achieve the representative aspiration and symbolic meaning of city chung-na and satisfy people’s stable and grand visual experience to appreciate. We are expecting Chung-na is contineous change, evolving to become technological and cultural city in the world through our strategy for and economically and structurally safe and sustainable development.The Chung-na tower is based on the mathematical principle of turning curves, which is plan result in woven structural condition to deal with its own stress and load.? It also has a symbolic meaning for the City of Chung-na.Mathemathically generated circulating structure is enriched by hanged space as a various programes. Continous structural condition comprise of geometric reason of structure for construction and cultural iconic aspects of tower.Main geometric transition of tower means historical meaning of architectural heritage and symbolic. It deals with reference to Korean TAGUK (permanent circulation of cosmos); sustainable, economical and cultural agreement.

 

STRUCTURAL SYSTEM

Composite Steel+Concrete are provided along the perimeter of the Cheongna City Tower at regular spacing.. The bundle of six tube structure is provided to maintain equilibrium under vertical loads restrain capability. Each of tube structure is composted with embedded steel trusses.

 

Program

Program of tower categorized as three part of major function followed level; Observation level, Entertainment level and Retail & Cultural. And each program can have separated express lift for its own program.

FACT SHEET

Project:

Geometrical Equilibrium

 

Status:

competition

 

Client:

Korea Land Co.

 

Location:

Incheon, South Korea

 

 

CREDITS

Architects:

TYPStudio

 

Principals:

Yeol Park, June-Seung Woo,

Francesco Schiavello

 

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