A Proposition for Restructuring the Dongchundang Park's Landscape by Rehabilitating the Dongchun Enclosure

동춘일곽(同春一郭)복원을 통한 동춘당공원 경관 재건 제안

  • Received : 2015.11.26
  • Accepted : 2016.02.22
  • Published : 2016.02.25


In 1995 the land development was executed in Songchon-dong, Daejeon-si, and the region lost the strong geographical and historical character as an old clan village of the Song family who has great influence over the country in the Josun Dynasty. Though many cultural assets related to the Song family are preserved during the land development, the region fails to keep the authentic sense of place because the preservation was fulfilled only based on the boundary of each specific buildings. The Dongchundang park is an example to reveal the issue. Besides the fact that it is the Designated Treasure, the Dongchundang has an important meaning for having been the center of the clan and its local community in Songchon-dong. While the Dongchundang park built during the land development contains the Dongchundang with closely related buildings, the Dongchungoteak and Youngurk Song's House for the purpose of preserving the historical assets, the park was planned in an irrelevant way to the place. This study investigates the discrepancy between the past and the present condition of the park and proposes a guideline to alleviate the discrepancy as to retrieve the park's genuine sense of place.


Dongchundang park;Dongchundang;Dongchungoteak;Yongurk Song's House;Dongchun Enclosure


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