Horsetopia - Run Fast/Live Slow Eco Friendly Theme Park

Landscape Planning Design Award Winner.
Awarded Bronze for Good Landscape Planning and Garden Design.

Horsetopia - Run Fast/Live Slow Eco Friendly Theme Park
by Vicky Chan

  • Awarded April 15, 2017
  • CLIENT: Korea Racing Authority
  • 2.741

Horsetopia is an eco-friendly horse park in Yeongcheon, South Korea. Half of the 1,474,883㎡ site is dedicated to horse racing and the other half is for horse-related activities. This park will have a mix of fast and slow programs to attract young people who can enjoy horses as their companions. The marketing goal is to promote horse racing in Asia and other horse related activities as an eco-friendly alternative to amusement rides.

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Horsetopia - Run Fast/Live Slow Eco Friendly Theme Park

Vicky Chan

Designer of Horsetopia - Run Fast/Live Slow Eco Friendly Theme Park


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Interview with Vicky Chan on Horsetopia - Run Fast/Live Slow Eco Friendly Theme Park

What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
Making Horse, Nature and Science as part of our enjoyment in a theme park
What made you design this particular type of work?
We are interested in Master Planning and the sustainable impact of a large city.
What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
We are the only theme park that promotes eco-friendly design. Most other parks in Asia promote thrill and fantasy.
How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
We were interested in fast and slow like a horse. We want to create an utopia for horses and human. Horsetopia - Run Fast/Live Slow combined all the ideas.
Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
We have engineers, landscape architects, lighting expert, business and marketing experts.
What is the role of technology in this particular design?
We combined wind turbine with locally salvaged wood to create a wind tower for observation. It is a true combination of art and science.
Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
Yes. We have earth removal analysis, wood carbon sequestration analysis, water analysis, electricity and wind calculation.
What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
The removal of trees becomes challenging but also an opportunity for carbon sequestration
What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
We rely more on scientific data to make an convincing design based on research and numbers.

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