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Tower Town | Visiondivision

Tower Town | Visiondivision

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• September 7, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Visiondivision, Tower Town is a competition entry for the Taiwan Tower competition in Taichung. Instead of doing one skyscraper, Visiondivision did a cluster of slender ones, creating a much more urban feeling for the designated area. A tall building is simply not enough in the endeavour for an emblematic skyscraper in the 21st […]

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OODA wins Merit Award in NEW TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM OF ART INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

OODA wins Merit Award in NEW TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM OF ART INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

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• August 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taipei City new spirit. The concept form proposed emerges from a big volumetric cube in confrontation with a smaller inner structure cube – hypercube – in which is […]

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Bronze Prize: Ecological Wall competition | Stanislaw Mlynski

Bronze Prize: Ecological Wall competition | Stanislaw Mlynski

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• March 24, 2011 • Comments (1)

A Polish architectural student Stanislaw Mlynski has received the Bronze Prize for the Ecological Wall competition organized by National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) School of Architecture. He proposed to create structural wall using organic waste containers. The arrangement  of elements, as well as the shape have potential to create shelters for animals, gather water, […]

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DSBA + upgrade.studio won the 1st prize in Taiwan Tower Conceptual International Competition

DSBA + upgrade.studio won the 1st prize in Taiwan Tower Conceptual International Competition

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• November 15, 2010 • Comments (7)

“FLOATING OBSERVATORIES” Proposal by Dorin STEFAN’s DSBA, Mihai CARCIUN and upgrade.studio wins the “Taiwan Tower” Conceptual International Competition. Starting from the ‘geographical’ visual of Taiwan – which is an island resembling a leaf – we have developed the concept of the technological tree: we have designed 8 spatial leaves (with eight being a propitious number […]

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OODA + OOIIO wins Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition

OODA + OOIIO wins Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition

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• November 9, 2010 • Comments (1)

Portuguese-based architectural design office OODA & OOIIO win Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition. The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taiwan’s new spirit. The Tower was planned to be at least 300-meter […]

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Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

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• October 10, 2010 • Comments (1)

Finnish architect Marco Casagrande has successfully converted an abandoned apartment block into the Ruin Academy in Taipei, Taiwan. The Ruin Academy is operated in co-operation between Casagrande Laboratory / Finland and JUT Foundation for Arts & Architecture / Taiwan. It moves in-between architecture, sociology, environmental sciences (including urban design) and environmental art. The house used […]

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Chen House | Marco Casagrande

Chen House | Marco Casagrande

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• August 21, 2009 • Comments (0)

Chen House by Finnish architect Marco Casagrande and Frank Chen. It was built as a shelter for farmers on an old japanese cherry farm in the Datun mountains of North-Taiwan. + Project description courtesy of Marco Casagrande The house is realized on an old Japanese cherry-farm in the Datun – mountains of North-Taiwan. It is […]

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Ao-Di Next Gene 20 Villa | Graft Architects

Ao-Di Next Gene 20 Villa | Graft Architects

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• May 9, 2009 • Comments (2)

Ao-Di Next Gene 20 Villa, by German-based Graft Architects. The villa is sited in the “Northeast Coast National Scenic Area”, approximately 50 minutes from Taipei city, Taiwan. Situated in the Snow Mountain range, with a great view of the Pacific Ocean. The villa was designed to be embedded in the landscape with panoramic view under […]

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First Artemide Flagship Store | CROX

First Artemide Flagship Store | CROX

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• March 7, 2009 • Comments (1)

Designed by Taiwanese designer Crox, the two-floor store installing with the big window glasses evoking the nearby neighborhood through the engaging reflection and curvilinear form. Responding to Artemide philosophy, lighting is a source of physical pleasure and mental comfort, CROX beautifully embellishes the first Artemide Flagship Store in Taipei Downtown with the concept of the […]

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