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Taiwan Landmark Mix Use Tower | OOIIO Architecture & OODA

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A New Identity for contemporary Taiwanese Architecture

As a result of collaboration between two firms, OODA and OOIIO Architecture , the design won the Merit Award at the Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition in 2010.

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400-meter high freestanding Mix Use Tower, born with the mission 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.

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The proposed shape links the required program with some inspirational features such as the Eiffel Tower (structure and icon), the Origami (symbol generation) and Taiwan’s star-look flag (identity).

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The massing development had in consideration the need to become the most visual focus and the new gateway image for Taichung area , so the building perception is different from every comer and establish renewable relations with the city from within the building and from the outside context.

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Project Info:

Status: Competition. Merit Award. Project not built.

Credits:
Design: OOIIO Architecture + OODA
Team: Joaquin Millan, Alfredo Munoz, Diogo Brito, Rodrigo Vilas-Boas, Juan Jose Ortega, Sandra Sainz, Francisco Rugeroni.

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