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Studio SH lands second place in South Korean library contest

A UK-based outfit has narrowly missed out in the UIA-backed competition to design the £4.3 million Daegu Gosan Public Library

Newcomer Studio SH, comprising AA student Seung Hyun Yuh and Se Hyeon Kim, came a close second in the internatonal contest.

The top prize went to Spain’s Gorka Blas, while Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios received an honourable mention.

Honourable mention: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios' Daegu Gosan Public Library scheme

Honourable mention: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ Daegu Gosan Public Library scheme

Alan Keane of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios said: ‘The competition was an opportunity to explore some prescient ideas of weight, mass, a well composed elevation, and a relationship with place.

‘We have an interest in not denying our architectural heritage with new and fanciful forms, but continuing a discourse generations old.’

First place: Gorka Blas' Daegu Gosan Public Library scheme

WINNER: Gorka Blas’ Daegu Gosan Public Library scheme

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