Ajmal Aqtash: Yongsan Tower

  • ©2008, Ajmal Aqtash, Yongsan Tower



Yongsan Tower


SIGGRAPH 2008: Design and Computation

Creation Year:



Architecture and Design

Artist Statement:

In the largest historic transfer of land from public to private ownership, the city of Seoul has established a master plan for a new International Business District in the heart of the city. The centerpiece of the district will be a new landmark tower that will become the symbolic figure of Korea’s place in the global economy today and in the future.


Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

Other Information:

Design Partner: Mustafa Abadan

Architectural Associate Design Director: Chris Cooper

Structural Partner: William Baker

Structures Director: Charles Besjak

Architectural Associate Technical Director: Nicholas Holt

Project Manager Associate Director: Brant Coletta

Rendering: Skidmore Owings & Merryll