The Dragon Valley Retail District, planned by 5+design, provides an a public environment filled with outdoor gathering places, shops and entertainment at the center of the Yongsan International Business District (IBD). The 34 million square foot, mixed-use district in Seoul is being developed by Dreamhub.
Masterplanned by architect Daniel Libeskind, the Yongsan IBD encompasses ten city blocks and includes a collection of high-rise residences and commercial buildings designed by a host of renowned international architects. The skyscraper-filled district is organized into neighborhoods centered around and connected by an urban public space animated by retail, entertainment and leisure — Dragon Valley Retail District. The underground city of retail, restaurants and commercial spaces is presented as individual districts of distinct character linked with landscaped gardens and fountains and a network pedestrian-friendly passageways. +