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10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities

10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities

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We’re all a part of communities—large, small, near, far and differently-abled—that intersect and interact in various ways. In pursuit of a more harmonious society, it seems imperative to encourage empathy, connection, and understanding, so we examine 10 projects that build connections of all kinds: between individuals one-on-one, close to home and across the world; both in the abstract and tangibly.

2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris Winner, Skyline Wayfinding

2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris Winner, Skyline Wayfinding (image: sign mounted on top corner of building)

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South Korean design firm YiEUM Partners and the Seoul Metropolitan Government worked together to design and develop the 2019 SEGD Global Design Awards Sylvia Harris and Merit Award-winning project "Skyline Wayfinding," a much-needed wayfinding system that transformed navigation in the maze-like Geumho-dong neighborhood.

Skyline Wayfinding

Merit Award 2019
Sylvia Harris Award 2019
Skyline Wayfinding

Geumho-dong in Seoul is a neighborhood which was built with housing as a top priority—to its detriment. Over 90 percent of the homes built in this neighborhood have no parking spots, or even streets appropriate for vehicular traffic.

Yulha Art Lounge

Honor Award 2019
Yulha Art Lounge

There are a number of reasons why some public spaces get left behind in the midst of development and progress, like: illegal dumping, restrictive access, severe restrictions on zoning, lack of funding, lack of interest, etc. The project location had all of these challenges—and more.

Hankook Tire Technodome

Finalist 2018
Hankook Tire Technodome

To continue their drive to become the top tire brand in the world, Hankook Tire recently finished construction on the first high-tech R&D campus in Korea. Designed to be a growth engine for Hankook Tire through innovation, it made possible meaningful collaboration and rapid prototyping between various segments of the company. State-of-the-art manufacturing and testing facilities are now easily accessible for researchers and designers to test radical ideas and processes, only steps away from their office.

SaRang Global Mission Center Clock Tower

Merit Award 2018
SaRang Global Mission Center Clock Tower

The SaRang Global Mission Center was established as a place for the large community of SaRang Church to gather for weekly services, while reinforcing the church’s vision (to send missionaries all over the world) and mission (to reach out to the surrounding local community). Along with the construction of the new building, there were plans to erect a more traditional bell and clock tower on the campus.

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