The Site

Location (27, Duteopbawi-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea)

The Site

  • Accessibility
    • The site is adjacent to the Hangang-daero and close to the subway stations.
      (Line No. 1 Namyeong Station; Line No. 4 Sookmyung Women's University Station) Therefore, the access to the site through the public transportation is very convenient.
    • The site is adjacent to the 23m-wide Duteopbawi-ro on the south and an 8m-wide small road on the west.
    • Refer to the [Reference Materials-2] for the locations of the bus stops and subway stations near to the site.
  • Current Site Status
    • The facilities of the former Sudo Girls' High School are located on the site, which is currently used by the SMOE as its facility management center. The facilities will be demolished for the construction of the new headquarter building.
  • Space Information
    • Refer to the Korea National Spatial Data Infrastructure Portal of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport for the various space information about the site and its surrounding areas. (http://map.vworld.kr/map/maps.do)

Historic Background

Surrounding Areas

  • The site, where the former Sudo Girls' High School was located, is located at the center of the area where Natural Green Area, Residential Area, and Commercial Area are interlinked.
  • Mt. Namsan is located on the east of the site, forming a gentle slope to the site, and small houses are densely populated on the slope.
  • On the west of the site, commercial buildings are located along the Hangang-daero.
  • The Yongsan US Army Camp is located on the south of the site. After the relocation of the US Army Camp, the Yongsan Park will be constructed, and the US Embassy will move into the Army Camp site.
  • Refer to the [Reference Materials-2] for the current conditions & historical background of the site area.

Surrounding Areas of the Site

Urban Condition

Urban Development Plan Around the Site

Urban Development Plan Around the Site

  • The urban areas around the site are designated as Special Plan Zones and Urban Renewal Zones for the urban regeneration.
  • As shown in [Figure 1], in the Huam-dong area where the site is located, roads and pedestrian roads will be established or widened.
  • As shown in [Figure 1], parks will be constructed in the areas near to the key public buildings, roads, or along the ridgeline of hills.
  • Building height regulation on the Special Planning Zone in Huam-dong is twelve (12) floors or less on average(max. eighteen (18) floors). The maximum height of the building is ten (10) floors within the 30m wide area along the Duteopbawi-ro. The maximum height of the building is five (5) floors within the 30m wide area along the Huam-ro and the area of a south side of the Samguang Elementary School.

Legal Considerations

  • Building-to-Land Ratio: below 60%
  • Floor Area Ratio: below 190%
  • Maximum Floors: Max. 12 floors (Partially 10 floors or less)
  • Maximum Height: 52m
  • Landscape Area: over 30%
  • Open Space Area: over 7%
  • ※ Entrants shall plan following all applicable laws and regulations applicable to the site.

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