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Abandoned brick building renovated into ‘house within a house’ children’s center

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 26, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Aug 25, 2015

South Korean architecture firm UTAA renovated a drab brick building into Pinocchio, a fun and welcoming children’s center. Located in a secluded rural landscape near Pocheon’s Unak Mountain, the refurbished building features an eye-catching gabled wood-lined extension with a fully glazed end-wall. Inspired by the story of Pinocchio in the belly of a whale, the house-within-a-house extension lures viewers deep inside the children’s center through a cavernous cabin-like hallway before they even step foot inside the building.






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