This study focused on the development of the museum architecture of Korea, program of
the newly-schemed National Museum of Korea, and the characteristics and problems of the
awarded project through the international design competition for the new museum.
Brief summary of the study is as follow：
1. The development of museum architecture in Korea is analyzed in chronological order.
2. The program for the newly-schemed national museum of Korea was the first program
with direct in-puts and cooperation from a group of museum related specialists and
consultants under my personal supervision and responsibility. This program will be the
landmark piece in the history of museum architecture in the nation.
3. Analytical study of the characteristics and programs of the winning project for the
national museum of Korea. There are suggestion proposed on the winning design at
the end of study to be reflected in the time of actual construction.
This study should be a basic guide for the museum architecture in Korea as well as a
valuable reference for those who need museum related information.