Seoul Biennale 2017: Brochure

Brochure for Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017, directed by Pai Hyungmin and Alejandro Zaera-Polo. Korean and English editions, offset printing, saddle-stitching with cover, page size 120 x 180 mm, 16 pp. Featured photo courtesy of Yusuke Obuchi.

The two layers of contrasting graphics — the geometric letterform constructed and deconstructed by light lines, and the heavy, condensed typography underneath — jointly convey the dual undertones of the theme: on one hand, the anticipation of more open and flexible future cities; and on the other, the matter-of-fact urgency of the imminent challenges.