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Traditions And Modernity Combined Together In A Cool Korean House

Wed, May 16, 2012 | Traditional home designs | By Kate
 
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This traditional house is located in Southern Korea and belongs to Hongnam Kim, art historian, a professor at Ewha Womans University. She wanted to create a house in the form of a hanok, the traditional wooden structure dating back to the Joseon dynasty in 1392. But inside she wanted to see a mixture of traditional and modern inside. And here’s the result. The house is divided into two parts: an anchae (owner’s residence) and a sarangchae (a guesthouse). Modern bathroom, kitchen appliances and furniture look amazing on the background of traditional walls and wooden doors. It’s an amazing mix of modernity and history in one!

Source: nicety, nytimes

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