When Charles Wee and his partners entered a design competition to build a landmark tower for Korea, they opted to create something unexpected, iconic
“We didn’t want to do just another tower,” says Wee, who was born in Seoul and immigrated to the United States when he was 12. “And trying to build the tallest tower or building is a bad race to be in.”
Wee’s firm GDS Architects is behind some of the tallest mixed-use projects in Korea and elsewhere.
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