Ways of Remodeling from the Traditional Hanok to the Modern Local Governmental Facility in 1910s - Focused on Architectural Drawings of the National Archives of Korea -

1910년대 근대적 지방관립시설로 사용된 한옥의 개조 방식 -국가기록원 소장 건축 도면의 분석을 통하여-

  • Received : 2014.08.15
  • Accepted : 2015.02.15
  • Published : 2015.02.28


The purpose of this study is to identify ways of remodeling from the traditional hanok to the modern local governmental facility in 1910s. Analysing architectural drawings in the National Archives of Korea, 58 hanok remodeling cases of 52 facilities were verified like the provincial office, county office, county court from 1907 to 1910s. Using hanok as the local governmental building, exterior walls were all changed to the scaled-wooden wall like one of western-wooden building in 1910s and the western-style entrance was set. Change of the plan caused by remodeling interior walls had an intention of the centralized closed plan. Remodeled semi-outer corridor using the space of the eave became changed to the inner corridor with expansion of space. Expansion of hanok for spatial demand was in three ways. First was the expansion towards the eave space, second was direct extension from hanok, and last was the use of external corridor to the new building. Using the eave space was simple but had limitation of space, it was planed with other expansion ways. The way of direct extension was usually used than the one with the corridor, because it was more economical way.


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