Gallery: Massive 131 Acre Green Roof Planned for Seoul


The architects behind South Korea’s new eco dome have hatched another stunning project that plants a 131 acre green roof in the heart of Seoul. Designed by Samoo Architects & Engineers, the plan renovates the run-down Garak Wholesale Market with an eco-upgrade topped with a sprawling public garden.

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  1. kevin0661 May 8, 2012 at 6:28 am

    What a amazing design. The Green Roof Planned must be a great project. I want to know whether this plan is accepted by Korea? And when the plan will be exercise?
    Further more,i hope to further contact you, for your amazing design. My address is And i hope to receive your kindly letter.

  2. dda January 29, 2010 at 2:34 am

    Garak is really not “in the heart” of Seoul — it’s actually way south and east, in one of those high-rise residential areas, away from city centre – or whatever passes for a city centre in this city.,127.00882&sspn=0.539826,1.234589&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Garak-dong,+Songpa-gu,+Seoul,+138-160,+South+Korea&ll=37.51844,127.115936&spn=0.27013,0.617294&z=11

  3. perfectcirclecarpenter January 28, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    oh wow! I love it! I’m curious if they plan to use seacrete, or concrete that sequesters CO2 instead of burning it?

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