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  • Seoul Metropolitan Government receives three global design awards

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    Now, let’s get some local news now.
    The Seoul Metropolitan Government’s public art project and its crime prevention designs have won international design awards – the Society for Experimental Graphic Design which awards public design projects that have a positive social impact.
    They actually gave that its top award for this year to Seongdong-gu district’s Skyline Wayfinding project.
    The crime prevention project won the Sylvia Harris Award and Merit Award for adding addresses to the side of each building to help locate people in an emergency.
    A three-way pedestrian overpass in Jongro-gu District also received a Merit Award for its design incorporates arts and augmented reality technology, which you’re looking at there.
    Seoul’s projects are the first Korean design projects to receive these design awards.

    Reporter : minsunlee@arirang.com