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Museum Rooftop Transformed into Garden

Museum Rooftop Transformed into Garden

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) said Wednesday it had selected the winner of the MMCA Gwacheon Project 2022: Rooftop Garden. The project was launched by the museum last year to collaborate with artists to turn various spaces around the MMCA’s Gwacheon branch into experiential chambers [...]

Gov’t Expands Green School Project

Gov’t Expands Green School Project

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The Rural Development Administration (RDA) said Tuesday it plans to expand its “Green School Project” to 20 schools next year, an initiative that has students decorating and cultivating their own garden in their classroom. The goal of the project is to help students cooperate with experts by creating vertical [...]

96 pct of S. Koreans Think Apartment Complexes Should Have Gardens

96 pct of S. Koreans Think Apartment Complexes Should Have Gardens

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey has revealed that most South Koreans think that apartment complexes need vegetable gardens. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) released the results of a survey on Monday conducted from April to July last year. According to the survey of 586 adults aged 19 or older, 95.6 percent, [...]

Korea Builds National Tree Garden in Administrative Capital

Korea Builds National Tree Garden in Administrative Capital

SEJONG, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the National Central Arboretum in Sejong, South Korea’s de facto administrative capital, was held on Wednesday.  The 649,000-square-meter garden will comprise of three major sections: a community and participation zone, for various culture, art, and recreational activities; an exhibition zone, for the display and observation [...]

Paul Potts Performs at Korea’s National Garden

Paul Potts Performs at Korea’s National Garden

SUNCHEON, South Korea, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Paul Potts, the former cellphone salesman turned world-famous opera singer, performed Tuesday at the 2016 Suncheon Bay International Symphony Festival at the city’s iconic Suncheon Bay National Garden.  The garden was established in 2014, after 1.12 square kilometers of natural habitat was converted into a conservation area. [...]