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Gyeongju Hwabaek International Convention Center (HICO)

  • Location Gyeongbuk, Korea
  • Type Culture/Exhibition
  • Total Area 29,757㎡
  • Scale 4F / B1
  • Design / Completion 2011 / 2015
  • Team H Architecture(Co-Design Architect)
This building is a convention facility connected to the tourist infrastructure of Bomun Complex of Gyeongju, and reflects the high demands of a specialized exhibition facility, publicness and specialty. This modern building emphasizes the dynamic motive of leaping into a new millennium of Gyeongju, and metaphorically reflects the traditional patterns. The exterior space is extended out from linking it with surrounding spaces. It is designed to realize Green Convention of low energy consumptive facility by integrating with various eco-friendly elements and utilizing new regenerated energy.
  • 2012. BIM Awards BIM Green Category Grand Prize Award
  • 2015. Gyeongju City Architecture Awards Gold Award