Category: Architecture, Geography and Urban Studies


Learning by Doing: Enhancing the Educational Experience of Architectural Design by Using Collaborative and Experiential Means

The paper aims to identity opportunities to enhance the learning experience in the study of architectural design by using collaborative and experiential approaches where students learn by doing. Based on a case study, the paper analyses an activity where students examined various apartment typologies and modelled them on 1:1 scale using simple materials. The exercise


Inclination Towards Tree Canopy: Architecture Origin, Space Demarcator, Dwelling and Art

Architecture allows us to position ourselves culturally. The moment when the canopy of a tree is translated into architecture is the moment of its positioning in the landscape and the emergence of the idea of building. In the conflict between architecture and landscape, the canopy is the element that connects the exterior and interior architecture.


Religious Prosperity Calling Cultural Progress: Architectural Discourses on Korean Catholic Churches (1979–94)

After the Korean War (1950–53), the South-Korean Catholic population increased unprecedentedly, despite the Confucian roots of the nation. From 1979, this Catholic boom reached a climax, which was accompanied by the 200th anniversary of the Korean Catholic Church in 1984 and celebrated with commemorative cultural events and projects. Pope John Paul II visited Seoul twice,