Meyong-Dong Cathedral
Part of:
  • Foreign Office Architects (creator)
  • Foreign Office Architects (archive creator)

Meyong-Dong Cathedral



Level of archival description:
Extent and medium:
  • 264 printouts
    212 slides : col. ; 35mm
    81 digital files
    13 drawings
    13 books
    7 chromogenic colour prints
Scope and content:
File documents an unsuccessful competition entry by the Foreign Office Architects for the Meyong-Dong Cathedral competition, Seoul, South Korea. The competition called for the design of 35,000 m2 that included two elements: an urban public space surrounding the Meyong-Dong cathedral area in the heart of Seoul’s financial and commercial district, and a large religious convention and cultural centre. The Foreign Office Architects made it to the second phase of the competition, and ultimately were awarded 2nd prize.
The file contains competition documentation, computer generated drawings, plans, presentation material, and over 200 photographic slides. File also contains digital material that is currently being processed and is temporarily unavailable for consultation. Material in this file was produced between 1995 and 1996.
Reference number:


Credit line:
Foreign Office Architects fonds
Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
Don de Farshid Moussavi et Alejandro Zaera-Polo/
Gift of Farshid Moussavi and Alejandro Zaera-Polo
Language of material:
  • Documents are in English, with some Korean.

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