Spatial Regeneration and Beyond: Daegu, Korea

  • Shi-Chul Lee
  • Seungkeun Park
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 7)


Daegu, located in the southeast of the Korean Peninsula, boasts ample historic and cultural assets in and adjacent to the town. As agreed by many scholars, press, and ordinary people, not only has the city and region been distinguished in terms of Buddhism, but it has also been home to a number of persons of distinguished talents in many other fields: politics, economy and culture. However, recent decades have seen Daegu downgraded from Korea’s top regional center to a mere declining local city. It has now even been argued that Daegu, which has already dropped to Korea’s fourth largest city population-wise, might deteriorate even further.


Foreign Direct Investment Spatial Regeneration Economic Integration Capital Region Cultural Asset 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shi-Chul Lee
    • 1
  • Seungkeun Park
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Public AdministrationKyungpook National UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Research Center for Advanced Science and TechnologyThe University of TokyoJapan

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