Best Architectural Buildings – Architecture in construction is certainly very important, an architect that can beautify the appearance of the building and its splendor.
Korean drama or kdrama, who doesn’t know about this South Korean drama series? By presenting an interesting storyline and charming actors and artists, it is not surprising that kdrama is very popular even outside South Korea.
Not only that, but kdrama also offers beautiful views for those of you who watch it. Selection of a slick shooting location not only in South Korea but also abroad, you know. With a beautiful building design, it makes kdrama more attractive and amazes the audience. And below are seven architecturally striking structures that make up the backdrop of popular kdrama venues.
1. Dongdaemun Design Plaza
Those of you who have watched Record of Youth, Love Alarm, Perfume, Are You Human, Fated to Love, The Producers and My Love From The Stars must be familiar with Dongdaemun Design Plaza or DDP by Zaha Hadid Architects. The building was completed in 2014. It is the first project in South Korea built using BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology.
Allows architects to tailor design and construction to the client’s evolving design whim. The façade is made of a cladding system of 45,000 panels of various sizes and degrees of curvature, designed using a parametric modeling system, thus saving costs. The façade is animated by the reflection of the LED lights emanating from the surrounding buildings.
2. Changdeokgung Palace
If you watched Kingdom Seasons 1 and 2, Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung, Rooftop Prince and Jewel in the Palace, you must have seen Changdeokgung Palace. A building that was included in the UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. This palace is a witness to the history of South Korea.
A palace most favored by the princes of Joseon. Like many other historical sites, this palace has been damaged several times, especially from the Japanese occupation of Korea in 1910-1945. Its current state reportedly comprises 30% of its original building design.
3. The Eiffel Tower and The Jardins du Trocadero
Being a setting in the kdrama The Package, the main monument of the City of Lights and its surroundings has been on the list of many tourist destinations. The Jardins du Trocadero was originally planned by Adolphe Alphand for the Exposition Universelle in 1878, but as we know it today, it was eventually designed by the Paris Architect, Roger-Henri Expert, for the Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans La Vie Moderne Exhibition in 1937.
Towering above it across the Seine is the Eiffel Tower, designed by Engineer Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair.The Eiffel Tower is considered a symbol of the city of Paris, which had become the tallest man-made building in the world, before being surpassed by the Chrysler Building in New York in 1930. Today, the Eiffel Tower has the highest public-accessible observation deck in Europe at 276 m above the ground.
4. Fontaine de Tourny
Goblin kdrama fans know this location. Originally designed by sculptor Mathurin Moreau in 1853 and exhibited at the 1855 World’s Fair, six of these fountains were in Bourdeaux, Quebec’s twin city, until the 2000s, when businessman Peter Simons saw one of them at an antiques dealer. and was presented to Quebec City for the 400th anniversary of its founding.
This gift was created to thank the townspeople for protecting fashion retailer Simons, which has been doing business in Quebec since 1840.
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5. Church of the Heart
Located in a wooded neighborhood in Maiim Vision Village, Church of the Heart was designed by modern Japanese architect Tadao Ando. This church is the setting for the drama What’s Wrong With Secretary Kim where Lee Young Joon proposed to Kim Mi So.
Describing the harmony between nature and the artificial environment was Ando’s goal in designing this church. The silhouette of the cross appears to float in the trees surrounding the chapel, making it a charming focal point for this serene and homely environment.
6. The Alhambra
Avid Hyun Bin fans know about this place from the drama Memories of Alhambra, where Hyun Bin plays with Park Shin Hye. This magnificent complex is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Described by Moorish poets as pearl set in emeralds, this palace fort complex was originally built in 889 AD on the remains of a Roman fort and was rebuilt in the 13th century by the emir Nasrid Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar of the Emirate of Granada, who was in charge of it. over many intricate details.