The KHNP Headquarters Maps the Path of a Spinning Electron

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Jul 14, 2012 • References: h-architecture & plusmood
A fitting home for the Korea Hydro Nuclear Power (KHNP) Headquarters, this project designed by H Architecture takes its formal inspiration from the science of generating electricity. Expansive elliptical curves appear charged and full of potential energy as the building emerges from a narrow point into an enormous ascending structure.

Proposed for the South Korean mountainous area of Gyeongju, the office building embodies a truly unique shape that seems to carve its own place in the landscape. The cutting rounded contours of the steel and glass construction give way to a grand shielded courtyard plaza complete with a dish-shaped fountain and stepped sod seating. The expansive curl of the KHNP Headquarters is accented with glossy curtain wall windows that allude to the invisible path of orbiting electrons. Stats for Monumental Apostrophe Offices Trending: Older & Warm
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