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Seoul Digital Media City

Seoul Digital Media City is a cooperative effort with the City of Seoul Korea, Office of the Mayor to design a new city planned to become the center of Korean broadcasting, music, film, computer game, and other digital media based-industries. Led by Professor Dennis Frenchman, students and colleagues in Korea prepared design concepts for the city center, involving new mixes of use, advanced wireless communication, and flexible public spaces. Now being implemented, the project focuses on the worlds first mediated street, where design approaches and technologies will be tested in a reinterpretation of the traditional Korean street.

Countries: South Korea

Region: Asia

MIT Department: School of Architecture and Planning Urban Studies and Planning

Contact: Dennis Frenchman

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