Tag Archives: Architecture

Old Architectural Structures on Moran Hill.

Moran Hill in Pyongyang, whose name derived from its appearance resembling a blooming peony flower, abounds with historical remains associated with the Korean nation’s intelligence and talent. In particular, there are many remains of the Walled City of Pyongyang built in the period of Koguryo (277 BC-AD 668), including Ulmil and Choesung pavilions, and Chilsong, […]

Okryu Restaurant Overflows with National Flavor

Okryu Restaurant in the capital city of Pyongyang is a renowned structure of Korean architectural style with elegant and unique gabled roofs. The appearance of the restaurant which stands on the Okryu cliffs on the banks of the picturesque Taedong River resembles the wings of a flying crane. As a Korean saying goes that the […]

Green Architecture Technologies in Ryomyong Street

Green architecture technologies have been introduced into the construction of Ryomyong Street in Pyongyang. Solar-heating technology and geothermal cooling-and-heating system have been applied in the buildings, with the result that a large amount of heat energy is being saved every year. Solar panels have been installed to provide necessary illumination by means of renewable energy. […]

Kim Jong Un Gives Field Guidance to May Day Stadium Under Remodeling

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defense Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People’s Army, gave field guidance to the remodeling site of the May Day Stadium. Going round various places of the stadium, he acquainted himself in detail with the […]

Architectural Festival Held in Pyongyang

  The 14th May 21 Architectural Festival was held in Pyongyang, the capital of the Democratic People´s Republic of Korea, between May 12 and 15. The great Kim Jong Il made public his famous work “On Architectural Art” on May 21, Juche 80 or 1991. Hence the name of the May 21 Architectural Festival. The […]