Everland Theme Park

A storybook make-over

Client Samsung Everland

One of the world’s busiest theme parks, the 25-year-old Everland property in Korea needed to expand and redevelop. In 2002, FORREC was engaged to assess the park and set a path for future growth. It turns out we were so aligned with the client’s goal to set a new standard of excellence that a long-term relationship began.

Aesop’s Village is a 14,000 square metre park-within-a-park that opened in 2005. Our job was to use our landscape architecture skills to turn steep site challenges into a storybook experience based on the well-known fables of Aesop, a figure some consider to be the original storyteller. A successful decade-long relationship continued between FORREC and Samsung Everland that has included the master plan for the site’s European Village, design for Asia’s largest wooden roller coaster T Express, Everland’s water park expansion and its next master plan expansion.

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Seoul, South Korea
14,000 sq m
Opened 2005


  • Master Planning
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
  • Attraction Design
  • Graphic Design & Signage

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