Having just returned from an excursion in Singapore where I seized the opportunity to visit the Gardens by the Bay, it excites me to learn about this complex of conservatories in Seocheon, Korea, which seems to have set a new benchmark as the largest ecorium in Asia. Partnering with Grimshaw Architects who was famously known for the Eden Project in UK, Samoo Architects & Engineers was commissioned to develop a site for ecological research and exhibition, housing global climatic zones for a diverse range of species to thrive.

There seems to be a lot of similarities in the design expression of these conservatories compared to those in Singapore. One cannot but notice the same undulating and strong organic spine which framed the envelope for the greenhouses, conveniently harvesting rainwater as they flow towards the water storage system and maximizing daylight exposure as each capsule is orientated according to the sun path.

The conservatories which are built on a 33090.0 sqm complex were opened a few months ago.
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