Designed by Samoo Architects & Engineers, Seoul Seonam Hospital is located in Seoul, South Korea. Accessing the hospital from the front, the entrance plaza separates the circulation paths of pedestrians and cars for safety. Moreover, Hospital Street clearly separates and connects the outpatient department. The green axis that connects Entrance Plaza, courtyard and backyard and the green zone that connects the neighbourhood park will be extended to the wards, creating a three dimensional Vertical Garden.
In order to create a high quality curing environment, various sunken and indoor /outdoor gardens have been installed in multiple locations that form a green network. This network of greenery not only enlightens the environment but it also enables natural lighting and ventilation. The hospital did not follow the fixed elevation form of the existing hospitals, and it presented a friendly appearance to the seniors by using wood panels, wood louvers and terracotta ceramic panels.