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KNUA Hornaum

The project is to renovate old gym of Korea National University of Arts. Since the area is restricted by Cultural Heritage Management regulation of the UNESCO, to construct new building or extenion is banned. Thus, the proposal is renovation of roof and facade system to increase the quality of the inside space.
The focus of the renovation is retain the long span space with maximized natural lighting and pleasant envrioment which can provide the chance to experience the surrounding woods.
To achieve these purposes, light roof system with undertension cable truss system is selected, and the double skin system with mesh is designed. Existing structure of reinforced concrete columns and beams is very strong enough to reuse, basic structure below the roof is reused.

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