Korean architecture
Korean architecture refers to the built environment of Korea from c. 30,000 BC to the present.
From a technical point of view, buildings are structured vertically and horizontally. A construction ...
Korean architecture - Wikipedia
A Walk Through Seoul's Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village
A walk through Seoul's Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village, including the sights and foods on offer.
Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea
Mark's photo essay of Hwaseong Fortress in South Korea, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Hanok
Hanok is a term to describe Korean traditional houses. Korean architecture lends consideration to the positioning of the house in relation to its surroundings, with thought given to the land and seaso...
Hanok - Wikipedia
Hwaseong Fortress
Hwaseong (Brilliant Castle/ Fortress) is the wall surrounding the centre of Suwon, the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. This fortress was built from 1794 to 1796 by King Jeongjo of the ...
Hwaseong Fortress - Wikipedia
Pae Tal-jun
Pae Tal-jun (born 1936) is a high-ranking North Korean politician and bureaucrat. He currently serves as Minister of State Construction Control and as Chairman of the Central Committee of the Korean ...
Iljumun
Iljumun is the first gate at the entrance to many Korean Buddhist temples. Called the "One-Pillar Gate", because when viewed from the side the gate appears to be supported by a single pillar.This symb...
Iljumun - Wikipedia
Dancheong
Dancheong (Korean: 단청) refers to Korean traditional decorative coloring on wooden buildings and artifacts for the purpose of style. It literally means "cinnabar and blue-green" in Korean. It is ba...
Dancheong - Wikipedia
Hwanbyeokdang
Hwanbyeokdang or Hwanbyeokdang Pavilion is a garden pavilion, located in the neighborhood of Chunghyo-dong, Buk-gu of Gwangju, near Damyang County in South Jeolla Province of South Korea. It was built...
Hwanbyeokdang - Wikipedia
Ondol
An ondol, also called gudeul (Korean: 구들), in Korean traditional architecture, is underfloor heating which uses direct heat transfer from wood smoke to the underside of a thick masonry floor. In mode...
Ondol - Wikipedia
Rakkojae
Rakkojae is a South Korean cultural center located in the Bukchon Hanok Village of Jongno-gu, Seoul, established with the purpose for foreign visitors to experience Korean culture in a hanok (한옥) or K...
Namsangol Hanok Village
Namsangol Hanok Village, also known as "A Village of Traditional Houses in the Namsan Valley", is a Korean village located in the area of Pil-dong neighborhood in Jung-gu, a central district of Seoul,...
Namsangol Hanok Village - Wikipedia
Soswaewon
Sosweawon or Sosaewon is a typical Korean garden of the middle Joseon Dynasty. It is located in the Nam-myeon, Damyang County of the South Jeolla Province, South Korea.This garden harmonizes with natu...
Soswaewon - Wikipedia
Yongdamjeong
Yongdamjeong (lit. Dragon Pool Pavilion) is a sacred place to Cheondoism, located on Mt. Gumi in Gajeong-ri, Hyeongok-myeon, Gyeongju, South Korea.
Cheondoism is an indigenous Korean religion that...
Ilsan Station
Ilsan Station is a station on the Gyeongui Line. It is the oldest station in the city of Goyang, and the old station - built in 1933, while under Japanese rule - was designated as a national cultural ...
Ilsan Station - Wikipedia
Bukchon Hanok Village
Bukchon Hanok Village is a Korean traditional village with a long history located between Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace and Jongmyo Royal Shrine. The traditional village is composed of lots of al...
Bukchon Hanok Village - Wikipedia
Wonju Station
Wonju Station is a railway station in the city of Wonju. It is on Jungang Line.
Wonju Station - Wikipedia
Anbang
Anbang (Korean: 안방, Hanja: 內房), also known as Anchae (Korean: 안채) is a room in a traditional Korean house (hanok) functioning as the space for the head women of a family. It is considered to be the sy...
Anbang - Wikipedia
Hongsalmun
Hongsalmun is an architecture built as a gate for entering a sacred place in Korea. It is arranged by 2 round poles set vertically and 2 transverse bars. It has no roof and door-gate and placed on the...
Hongsalmun - Wikipedia