The country needs to convince more couples to have children. But its biggest city is no paradise for parents.
In Korean peace talks, all eyes are on denuclearization. But a plan to re-link the nations’ railways could be far more transformative.
A photographer investigates the massive, mysterious underbellies of Han River overpasses.
The converted overpass will be packed with flowers, tea shops, and even a library.
Korean researchers may have uncovered an innovative use for tar-stained filters.
Seoul's "smart work centers" give overworked public-sector employees an alternative to long commutes.
The massive response to the deadly accident is so bright that it shines like a little city.
No other country in the world rents housing the way South Korea does.
Both BRT and streetcars are championed as tools for development. But only one has evidence to back that up.
A high-tech camouflage system will allow Seoul's City Tower to seamlessly blend in with its background.
A hulking sculpture outside City Hall preserves popular citizen complaints and transforms unpopular ones into harmless music.
Let's think about something beautiful, just for a second.
It's supposed to strengthen the emotional bond between master and pet.
Also, a flatulent doll teaches South Koreans to poop and dinosaur commodes rumble into New Zealand.
A new app launching in Seoul this fall will allow users to navigate from a street corner down into the subway and even to a particular shop or café in an underground mall.
The song is a sly send-up of Gangnam's self-importance and ostentatious wealth.
How futuristic novelty ads unfairly target and take advantage of commuters who can't escape.
A Dunkin' Donuts ad secretes delicious coffee smells whenever their radio ad comes on.
A new study claims to "contradict" the premise that density discourages driving — but does it?
Not only do expos bring together sustainable themes and ideas for an urban future, they often remake their host cities into leaner, greener spaces.