Brooklyn Museum Acquires Fabric Recreation of Do Ho Suh’s Chelsea Apartment
Lawrence B. Benenson, a partner of the New York–based real estate investment and development company Benenson Capital Partners, has given Do Ho Suh’s 2003 installation The Perfect Home II to the Brooklyn Museum. The work will go on view on October 12 as part of “One Brooklyn,” a new exhibition series devoted to single-work presentations.
Traditional Korean house installed above busy London street by Do Ho Suh
South Korean artist Do Ho Suh has built a replica of his childhood home and installed it above a road in the City of London.
Called Bridging Home, London, the installation sees a traditional Korean dwelling built on top of a pedestrian bridge spanning Wormwood Street, a dual carriageway located near Liverpool Street station.
Simmons & Simmons collaboration shows there’s no place like home
Something a bit weird will appear over the footbridge above Wormwood Street near Liverpool Street station in London this coming Monday: a replica of a traditional Korean home, including a surrounding bamboo garden — and all thanks to a law firm.
Three-story section of Robin Hood Gardens will be shown at Venice Biennale
The Architect's Newspaper
Few buildings are as quintessentially British and Brutalist as Robin Hood Gardens, a London housing estate designed by Alison and Peter Smithson in the late 1960s. And now, remnants of the complex are heading to Italy, where the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) will present a facade section of the demolished icon as part of the Venice Biennale. ...The segment will be displayed on a scaffolding system designed by Arup, the firm that engineered the original Robin Hood Gardens, while a film by artist Do Ho Suh will document the structure. Additional documents and interviews will give context to the social history of the complex.
Do Ho Suh: Almost Home
Do Ho Suh’s immersive architectural installations—unexpectedly crafted with ethereal fabric—are spaces that are at once deeply familiar and profoundly alien. Suh is internationally renowned for his “fabric architecture” sculptures that explore the global nature of contemporary identity as well as memory, migration, and our ideas of home.