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2013

June
Completed construction of National Library of Korea, Sejong
December
Opening of National Library of Korea, Sejong(December 12, 2013)

2011

July
Chose the construction company (Daelim Industrial)
August
Chose responsible supervising company (Heerim Architects & Planners)
Began construction of National Library of Korea, Sejong

2010

June ~ December
Detailed design

2009

March
Established Master plans for the construction of national library (Multifunctional Administrative City Construction Agency)
June ~ September
Invite competitions for Construction Engineering & Architecture Design Project (Multifunctional Administrative City Construction Agency)
December
Signed contract for construction design service(Multifunctional Administrative City Construction Agency)- Master design (September 12 ~ October 6)

2008

September
Get approval through assessment of preliminary feasibility study for construction of national library (Ministry of Strategy and Finance,KDI)

2007

July
Announced action plans for "€œHappy City development plans" (Multifunctional Administrative City Construction Agency)

2006

February
Report to the President : Policies and Proposals for Public Library" (Ministry of Culture)
- Need to build regional library centers to act as hubs for growth of library
June
Proposed establishment of national library for "Master plans for construction of administrative city" (Ministry of Culture)
July
Reflected the proposal for establishment of national library in city construction index of "Master plans for construction of administrative city" (Ministry of Construction and Transportation)
September
Proposed construction of national library in Happy City (Ministry of Culture)
November
Announced "Happy City development plans" (Multifunctional Administrative City Construction Agency)