Paektusan Institute of Architecture
The Paektusan Institute of Architecture is a comprehensive architectural creation and study base of the DPRK.
Over the past years, the institute has rendered great service to the development of the national architecture by designing lots of monumental edifices and modern houses. The edifices include the Monument to Party Founding, Rungna Dolphinarium, Ryugyong Health Complex, People's Open-air Ice Rink, Pyongyang International Airport, Pyongyang International Football School and the Sonhung Foodstuff Factory.
Its development is associated with the immortal feats of the peerlessly great men.
Recently, the institute developed an advanced estimation system for green architecture.
It is now further improving the green architectural technologies such as geothermal cooling-and-heating technology, technology for using solar energy and technology for green roofing and natural light projection. It is also activating the research to develop green materials and building materials good for human health with domestic technology and resources.