Seoul, South Korea will now be home to the largest floating island in the world. This remarkable piece of architecture will be one of Seoul’s major landmarks. Set on the River Han the island is built in three parts held together by twenty three weather proof chains secured to a buoy. The island has been designed such that it will stay afloat even in case of a flood.
reshaped the boundaries between sculpture, architecture, landscape design, and installation art by articulating a vision of the public sphere where it is possible for an artist to address the issues of our time. She has developed the “City as Living Lab”, a framework for making issues of sustainability tangible through collaboration and the arts. Trained as a sculptor, her work creates situations emphasizing a site’s history, its ecology, or aspects of the envi