JCC Art Center

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JCC – JEI(Jaeneung Educational Institute) Creative Center – Art Center was designed by Tadao Ando. The local architect was Gansam Partners. The Art Center and the Creative Center buildings are located close to each other in Jongro-gu, Seoul. Tucked a block away from the busy Changgyeongung-ro, the Art Center shows similar material such as exposed concrete and diagonal/triangular form as we have seen in Museum SAN designed by the same architect. At the time I visited(2015) the building was not opened to public yet, but now they have architecture tours available everyday for reservations made a week in advance.

 

JCC Art Center : 2 floors below ground, 4 floors above ground

Open : Monday-Friday 9AM-9PM

Address:  29, Changgyeonggung-ro 35-gil, Jongro-gu, Seoul, South Korea (서울시 종로구 창경궁로 35길 29, JCC 아트센터)

Near subway line 4 Hyewha Station exit 1

Tel : +82 02-2138-7373

JEI JCC website (in Korean) -> http://www.jeijcc.org/intro.html

Information on Architecture Tour of JEI JCC (fee is 13,000KRW for 16-30 people and 15,000KRW for 5-15 people)

-> http://www.jeijcc.org/architecture/architecture.html

 

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