nonhyeon-dong 97-22


coordinates: 37.5205536,127.0348129
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Building names(s): Platoon Seoul
Architect/Designer: Graft Lab
architect website: www.graftlab.com
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Jaehun Lee

Completion date: April 2009

function(s): fashion, retail

Program: Exhibitions, Bar & Restaurant, Event Hall, Artist Studios, Library Lounge, Office Studios, Workshop Room, Roof Top Bar
Footprint Area:
415 sqm
Main hall Area:
272 sqm
Project year:

getting there:

by car
dosan intersection → customs service
→ u turn from 1st traffic light
→ turn right from hana bank

by public transportation
hakdong station exit 10. 10 minutes walk or taxi
apgujung station exit 3. 15 minutes walk or taxi

145, 440 bus from sinsa station
then get off at the sc first bank
301, 472, 361 bus from apgujung station
then get off at the yongdong high school

PLATOON KUNSTHALLE is set up in seoul as a space for subculture in asia. its programmatic orientation towards cultural movements beneath the radar creates a dynamic space where new ideas are born and presented.

the program: To provide a communication platform for anybody interested in subcultural creative fields like street art, graphic design, fashion, video art, programming, music, club culture, political activism etc.

The building: 28 iso cargo containers. as icons of a flexible architecture in a globalized culture, the stacked containers form a unique construction that can be rebuilt anywhere else any time.