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The 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism will be held under the themes of Production, Food, and Walk in Seoul in September 2017. The Biennale provides a variety of global academic events and exhibitions, aiming to resolve urban issues.
Events and exhibitions will be held throughout downtown Seoul for 66 days from September 1, 2017 to November 5, 2017. About 120 cities, colleges, and organizations from all over the world will participate in the Biennale.
|(Donuimun Museum Village)||(Dongdaemun Design Plaza)|
The First Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism will consist of “Thematic Exhibition” (Donuimun Museum Village) and “Cities Exhibition” (Dongdaemun Design Plaza). The Thematic Exhibition is a project exhibition that will comprise of 40 teams from 24 different countries and the Cities Exhibition is a public project that will be jointly conducted by about 50 cities including Beijing, London, Vienna, and Paris.
The 2017 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism will include “Live Projects Seoul.” In Live Projects Seoul, a wide range of experiments will be conducted under the themes of Production, Food, and Walk. Love Projects Seoul consists of ▲ “Production City” including exhibitions and workshops to find new ways of urban manufacturing, ▲ “Food City” to conduct a variety of experiments relating to water shortage and urban agriculture (Biennale Coffee Shop and Biennale Cafeteria in Donuimun Museum), and ▲ “Smart City for Walk” providing the vision of Seoul (Ttareungyi, Seoul Public Bicycle /Car-sharing, etc.).
Anyone can enjoy the Biennale for free and experience the present and future urban policies of Seoul.