Greener landmark for Taiwanese Tower in Taichung

November 23rd, 2010

Heard the 101, who would think of Taipei, Taichung will not fall this time, the current is planning a “tower in Taiwan,” the landmark building, its physical construction of up to 390 meters, the appearance is both avant-garde and romantic look on the map We can preview. The similar Avatar Eco tree tree design, by the Romanian architect Stefan Dorin design. Taiwan tower, once completed, the next will be the tallest landmark in Taichung, both environmental, cultural, artistic, romantic, science and technology in one.

The “Taiwan Tower” by Romanian firm Dorin Stefan Birou Arhitectura

The next landmark of Taiwan, Taichung Tower, the design concept spindle “floating Outlook”, a landmark and elegance. By then, the physical building of Taiwan into the base of the tower 4 hectares, 390 meters high, and similar to the tree as the benchmark, there will be a total of 12 air sac around the tower with the main float up and down like 12 leaves floating on the wind, each People are also taking a leaf sightseeing tower on the pipeline, each deck can accommodate 50-80 people, such as the general leaves the island also has a slow-moving rhythms, amazing. In addition, the tower will contain a museum in Taiwan, information centers, offices, conference centers, restaurants and parks and other functions. Tower is also in place a vertical axis wind turbine hope to use geothermal heat pumps to generate electricity, but also easy to adjust the indoor temperature, and help to reduce the energy required, and the skin covering the solar panels also use fiber optic cable to bring natural light into the hall inside.

The designer said, take the elevator up to the top after sightseeing, sightseeing in the way to the large deck overlooking the Taichung will be able to picture, and even overlooking the Taiwan Strait, leaves floating tower is to become an urban sea. The jury praised at that time: the world more than 1,200 tower blocks, very difficult to get a “floating Outlook” The avant-garde design. Indeed, the tower is full of the spirit of Taiwan Taiwan, Taichung Deputy Mayor of the Republic of China is expected to be a hundred years of Taiwan Tajikistan start (2011), completed in 2015 and said the tower will be Taiwan’s international visitors to Taichung, a very important region to the entrance.

And Dorin design, from the 237 works from 25 countries come to the fore. In addition to winning the opportunity to design the tower in Taiwan, he also won the four million Taiwan dollars (125,000 U.S. dollars) in prize money. First prize will receive 4 million yuan; second is a British architectural firm Cook Robotham access, receive 200 million; third Irma Maria Coello Munoz from Spain to obtain, may be 50 million, another masterpiece of the 5 be 10 million. Jury scholar Craig, Marcos and the Chairman Ann Yu Qian said, the world 1,200-plus tower, hard to have a “floating Outlook” The avant-garde design, very romantic.

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November 22nd, 2010

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