Rachel Premack

Rachel Premack is a journalist living in Seoul. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Quartz, Foreign Policy, and other outlets.

A prospective buyer looks at a rendering of a new apartment complex in Seoul in 2005.

Why Koreans Shun the Suburbs

In cities around the world, harried urbanites look to the suburbs for more space or a nicer house for their money. But in South Korea, the city apartment is still the dream.