Gallery: SAMOO’s New Korean Cultural Center in NYC Aims for LEED Certif...


Talk about a beautiful building! This international competition-winning design for the Korean Cultural Center in Manhattan is set to begin construction at the end of this year. The New York City studio of SAMOO Archictects PC is responsible for this out of the box (literally) design for the new home for the Korean Cultural Service in NYC. And this elegant addition to the K-Town and Murray Hill neighborhood isn’t just another pretty face(ade) – it will be striving for LEED certification, making it a shining example of sustainable building for the area as well.

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  1. marilynosp June 18, 2010 at 9:25 am

    As an owner of a luxury condo one block down
    on 32nd St. I’m delighted to have such a
    beautiful structure as the Korean Cultural
    Center in the neighborhood. However, we the
    area residents, are worried about the homeless
    refuge next to the museum. The residents are
    menacing and destroying the area.

  2. AArc February 14, 2010 at 4:12 pm

    Did they get any inspiration from the unbuilt Zaha Hadid project in Germany?

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