ChonGae River Restoration Project

  • Unique sloped and stepped stone elements allow for a reading of the various levels of water while promoting public engagement with the river
  • This project celebrates the source point of a seven mile restoration project which uncovered and revitalized the historic ChonGae River
  • The design was guided by water levels from hour to hour and season to season, addressing the catastrophic flooding that occurs during intense storms in the monsoon season
  • Water Level Diagram
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  • This linear park has become an important place where the voice of the community can be seen and heard; from large scale political protests to the yellow ribbon protest mourning the Sewol Tragedy, the river has become a destination for the city