New Headquarters of Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd.
||1655, Bulguk-ro, Yangbuk-myeon, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do
|Gross Floor Area
|Design / Completion
||2013 / 2016
||Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Co., Ltd.
||Korea Smart Architecture & City Award 2017, MOLIT Minister Prize
Korea Public Architecture Award 2016, Superior Prize
Along with the Transferring of public institution policy, the project is a relocated project of Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Corporation to Kyeongju. Considering and supporting leisure and convenient of employees who is away from city is an important prerequisite. Based on this, “KHNP Headquarters” is planned 5 main places for matching with image of KHNP as below
1. Energy park : Symbolized KHNP,
2. Waterfront : Resting area for employees,
3. Harmony park : Harmonized local communities,
4. Sports park : Open space for recharging,
5. Life mall : Street mall with life infra. for employees and local residents.
The main concept ‘Chung-Am’ is a compound word of ‘Chung’ which means a clean energy leader and ‘Am’ which means trust and faith. This concept also symbolizes history of Kyeongju the millennium capital and corporate philosophy & value of KHNP on the axis of Seokguram Grotto and Rayal Tomb of King Munmu the keeper of East Sea.