GAIA: The Living World

Project Lead: Taewook Cha (at AECOM) / Project Team: AECOM, Gaone Landscape Design Group, GroupHan Associates, Thinkwell Design & Production, Bernard Harrison & Friends / Client: Seoul Metropolitan Government (image credit: AECOM)

Entertainment Retail & Lakeside Park

Seoul Grand Park is a 560-acre destination with a zoo, amusement park and public park. A winning proposal in an international design competition, GAIA: The Living World proposes a new prototype of themed entertainment venue where the conventionally separate visitor experiences of the zoo, botanical gardens, and theme park is combined into one choreographed sequence of coherent experience. (image credit: AECOM)

Treetop Village

Seoul Grand Park is a 560-acre destination with a zoo, amusement park and public park. A winning proposal in an international design competition, GAIA: The Living World proposes a new prototype of themed entertainment venue where the conventionally separate visitor experiences of the zoo, botanical gardens, and theme park is combined into one choreographed sequence of coherent experience. (image credit: AECOM)

Night Safari at the Great Savanna

Seoul Grand Park is a 560-acre destination with a zoo, amusement park and public park. A winning proposal in an international design competition, GAIA: The Living World proposes a new prototype of themed entertainment venue where the conventionally separate visitor experiences of the zoo, botanical gardens, and theme park is combined into one choreographed sequence of coherent experience. (image credit: AECOM)

Tropical Rainforest Biopavilion & Pedal Car Ride

Seoul Grand Park is a 560-acre destination with a zoo, amusement park and public park. A winning proposal in an international design competition, GAIA: The Living World proposes a new prototype of themed entertainment venue where the conventionally separate visitor experiences of the zoo, botanical gardens, and theme park is combined into one choreographed sequence of coherent experience. (image credit: AECOM)

Jungle Cruise River & Dark Ride

Seoul Grand Park is a 560-acre destination with a zoo, amusement park and public park. A winning proposal in an international design competition, GAIA: The Living World proposes a new prototype of themed entertainment venue where the conventionally separate visitor experiences of the zoo, botanical gardens, and theme park is combined into one choreographed sequence of coherent experience. (image credit: AECOM)