Dongbu District Courthouse, Seoul, Korea
Dongbu Courthouse is located in the east of Seoul. This new sustainable courthouse houses 42 courtrooms and 36 judge’s chambers and offers generous public spaces to enhance and support the surrounding community. These include public plazas, roof gardens, banquet hall, library, gym, canteen, nursery, and post office.
The project incorporates sustainable features including high thermal mass, passive solar design, grey water re-use, low energy lighting, automated building management, solar panels, and nano-coating technology. Dongbu Courthouse is a functional and efficient development, tying the building to its natural context and giving back a sustainable and green built environment to the community.
Site: 29,800 sqm
GFA: 45,200 sqm
Functions: Cultural & Civic
Services: Architecture, Landscape, CGI
Status: Design completion 2012