Mimesis Art Museum

 

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Mimesis Art Museum was designed by Alvaro Siza (http://alvarosizavieira.com/) from 2006 to 2009 for Open Books, a Korean publishing company. The building’s highlight is the curved exposed concrete facade facing the garden/lawn. Inside is delightful with natural light and indirect lighting. A cafe, book store, reception area and exhibition area are on ground level, second floor is used for office and meeting room, and third floor has permanent art collections, and a room for seminars. The building feels small but powerful in Paju Book City because of its curved and yet simple form and generous room for green space.

Land Area : 4,628 sqm  l  Building Area : 3,636 sqm  l  3 floors above ground, 1 floor below ground

Address : 253 Munbal-ro, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (경기도 파주시 문발로 253)
Tel : +82 031 955 4100
Hours : Monday-Sunday 9AM-6PM, closed on the day of New Year, Lunar New Year, and Chuseok.
Admission fee : 5,000 KRW
 
 
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