The young people of today are described as ‘the hopeless generation’ or ‘low-paid people’ who can hardly buy their own houses even though they save money for a long time. How can we make a new housing system that allows people to live pleasantly? Artchitect Jiwon Baik finds the answer from ‘container box architecture’.
Architect Jiwon Baik is CEO of 'Urbantainer', whose motto is 'A delightful bowl that contains the city'. This company makes the space platform using containers that integrates design, architecture, interior design, media, graphic arts, marketing, and contents development.//In order to change expensive, slow, boring city architecture into inexpensive, fast, and fun one, he paid attention to a container box. By modularizing container boxes to attach them like assembling Lego blocks, he made diverse structures like Platoon Kunsthalle, Naver Appsquare, Commonground, etc. and won the three grand award of designㅡReddot, IDEA, iFㅡand the Korean Institute of Architecture Award.
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