Soyoun Kim proposes using architecture to promote peace between North and South Korea



Design Academy Eindhoven graduate Soyoun Kim wants to encourage more interaction between the citizens of North Korea and South Korea, by creating a series of architectural structures along the border.

Kim envisions a series of 25 different buildings and monuments being erected between the rival countries. Each one would form a “neutral zone”, where citizens from both sides of the border could meet and communicate.

He has also created a fictional travel agency to encourage visits.

“These would help to redefine the relationship between South and North Korea as a harmonious co-existence, possibly even paving the way for unity,” explained┬áthe designer.

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