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The Seoul Institute
The Seoul Metropolitan Government established the Seoul Development Institute in 1992. It was renamed the Seoul Institute in 2012. Its goal is to establish a medium- to long-term vision for the city. It proposes social policies on welfare, culture, education, and industries; and urban management policies on city planning, transportation, safety, and the environment.
The Republic of Korea’s capital city faced and resolved a series of obstacles to constructing a modern public building on a historic site.
Urban planners in Seoul shifted from paper-based processes to a computerized system to improve information sharing and decision-making.