SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — A book-themed village, a community built around the culture of reading books, is set to be built in Seoul, the Seoul Metropolitan Government has announced.
According to the plans revealed on Wednesday, the book-reading community will be built over 1,625 square meters of land in Jungnang District in northwestern Seoul by the end of next year.
“Though we have built apartment buildings catering to special groups such as actors and elderly people, this will be the first community with other facilities in mind in addition to housing blocks,” a Seoul government official said.
A total of six apartment buildings and one additional building for marginalized members of society as well as a library are scheduled to be built to accommodate up to 40 households consisting of one to four members.
In addition, the Seoul government will hold an event this Friday and Saturday for city residents to share ideas f0r city planning projects in the future.
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