Kahoidong

HRH the Duke of Gloucester has been in Seoul representing the Queen for the formalities which mark the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War ceasefire on 27 July. With Ambassador Wightman and the veterans minister Mark Francois he met with President Park Geun-hye, who said she was looking forward to her state visit to the […]

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Kahoidong campaign in the NYT

by Philip Gowman 19 December 2010
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David Kilburn's Kahoidong hanok campaign makes it to the New York Times. Saving a Korean Courtyard House District: http://nyti.ms/hUITBL # Keywords: General post tags: Kahoidong | Kilburn Art Space

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Dan Brown, Go, photos and parades in Pyongyang

by Philip Gowman 24 October 2010
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Today's Grauniad has some striking photos of the recent Kim Jong-un parade in Pyongyang. Some of daily life in Pyongyang too. Photos by Dan Chung. # The cultural life of North Korea. Did you know Dan Brown is a hit there? Interesting piece in the Grauniad. http://bit.ly/ccnpdM # More photos of 65th anniversary of the […]

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Kahoidong makes it into the LA Times

by Philip Gowman 17 October 2010
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A foreigner's battle to preserve South Korea's hanoks – LA Times. More coverage for David Kilburn's Kahoidong campaign http://lat.ms/br7d1t # Keywords: General post tags: Hanok | Kahoidong

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Kahoidong.com on KBS

by Philip Gowman 3 October 2010
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David Kilburn talks about hanok preservation in an interview with KBS World: http://bit.ly/9seisq #. I do hope the KCC get around to inviting him to give a talk. This is an important subject. Keywords: General post tags: Hanok | Kahoidong

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Hanoks can survive … when they are outside Seoul

by Philip Gowman 3 August 2010
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Re Hahoe and Yangdong: David Kilburn reminds us that those two villages, recently listed at UNESCO, were lucky not to be inside the Seoul Metropolitan area. “Hanoks can survive … when they are outside Seoul.” The approach in Seoul is to knock hanoks down, even when they are in a conservation area. http://bit.ly/aC3flu # Keywords: […]

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