30 Dec '11, 5pm

Artist Covers 10-Storey Building With 1,000 Recycled Doors

Artist Covers 10-Storey Building With 1,000 Recycled Doors

Using salvaged building materials like doors in your next building project is a good idea, but South Korean installation artist Choi Jeong-Hwa takes it to a whole new level. Using 1,000 recycled doors, Choi Jeong-Hwa transformed an otherwise nondescript, 10-storey facade into a eye-dazzling delight of colours and textures. Choi Jeong Hwa/via Modern-day Seoul is well-known for its mid-sized, mixed-use, multi-storey commercial buildings called huh ga bang , which proliferate throughout the city like modern-day parasites alongside the centuries-old, wooden and shingled houses. It could be that Choi is attempting to bridge old and new through the use of these recycled doors, which lend an idiosyncratic character to what would be an otherwise bland structure. Choi Jeong Hwa /via Choi Jeong Hwa /via In his artistic practice, Choi turns to everyday, ordinary objects to create his...

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