I live in an until recently undeveloped part of Gangneung. My apartment was the first to be completed last December and now there are about five more complexes under construction or planned for this area. In a couple of years I guess there will be no more fields to walk past.
Right in front of a new construction site is a traditional Korean house that is quite run down. I don’t think it sits on a planned apartment site but surely it can’t be too long before the house is sold and torn down to make way for shops and restaurants.
With the tower cranes sticking out between the buildings, it almost looks as though the apartment complex is creating itself.
The house would look lovely if it were fixed up and the grounds cleared up a bit.
Stay tuned to see what the neighbourhood looks like in a few years.