From 20 December 2019 to 3 January 2020, the entire wall of the Seoul Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) designed by architect Zaha Hadid became a venue for excitement. At nightfall, the curved silver wall, the signature of the DDP, showcased a combination of light, moving images and music. The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Design Foundation announced that they launched the “Seoul Light” initiative devoted to showing media-facade with various content using the outer surface of the DDP building as a huge screen.
Saint-Étienne and Seoul lead together the “Designing designers for tomorrow”, a one-year project building a common reflection platform of Design Higher Education and Research between the two Creative Cities of Design. More especially, it aims at sharing expertise and developing the international career of Design students and researchers.
The International Conference 2011 on “Sustainable Development Based on Creativity” is to be hosted by the City of Seoul on 16-17 November 2011. As the main highlight of this Conference the Creative Cities Network Mayors Roundtable meeting will take place. Since the Network’s creation in 2004, it is the first time leaders and decision makers of the member cities come together to reflect and take actions on the importance of creative solutions for sustainable urban environment.