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The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has released its annual report on the state of skyscraper construction. Worldwide, 2012 witnessed the completion of 66 buildings taller than 200 meters, including the second tallest in the world.
Jan 13, 2013   The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Studies
A time when your mobile phone can help you navigate the homogenous corridors of an indoor mall as easily as the route that got you there is, seemingly, not far off, as Seoul unveils an app that can navigate the city both above and below street level.
Sep 12, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
With South Korean officials set to move into their sparkling new "mini capital" next month, Chico Harlan examines plans for the new city that "will either drive growth outside the overpopulated capital or end up as an ill-conceived waste of money."
Aug 20, 2012   The Washington Post
Tyler Falk reports on new data released by Facebook, mapping the top 5 "social landmarks" in 25 cities from Seoul to São Paulo.
Jun 25, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
It seems fitting that South Korea, home to one of the most advanced mobile cultures in the world, may get its own "hashtag"-like tower, if Bjarke Ingels has his way.
May 7, 2012   Architizer
In advance of Next American City’s upcoming "Reimagining Urban Highways" conference in Philadelphia, Matt Bevilacqua reports on a new study examining the successful replacement of urban highways with boulevards and parks.
Feb 23, 2012   Next American City
South Korea's law mandates developers to commission public art as 1% of the total cost of a proposed project. What the law does not specify is the level of taste that comes with it.
Jun 29, 2011   The Los Angeles Times
As a growing number of communities study freeway removal, what if the decision was no longer controversial? In Long Beach, California, two city-owned freeways carry less traffic than some neighborhood streets. Would anyone notice if they were gone?
Apr 27, 2011   Long Beach Post
A "crazy idea" to remove an inner city freeway in Seoul, South Korea turned to reality. This piece tells the story about how this unlikely event came to be.
Apr 8, 2011   Grist
In Seoul, Korea, buses are color coded to indicate which direction they're going, and how quickly. John Calimente says the system "goes a long way towards solving the bus legibility problem."
Feb 28, 2011   re:place Magazine
By looking at Seoul, Beijing and Shanghai, this article from <em>City Journal</em> explores how politics and different governmental ideologies have shaped the growth of these mega-cities.
Dec 19, 2010   City Journal