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In Progress: Wuzhen Theater / Artech Architects

Courtesy of Artech Architetcs
Courtesy of Artech Architetcs

Architect: Kris Yao | Artech Architects Location: Zhejiang, China Clients: Wuzhen Tourism Development Co., Ltd Design Team: Taipei: Kuo-Chien Shen, Winnie Wang, Wen-Li Liu, Jake Sun, Andy Chang, Kevin Lin, Shanghai: Wen-Hong Chu, Fei-Chun Ying, Nai-Wen Cheng, Chu-Yi Hsu, Qi-Shen Wu, Jane jiang, Lei Feng Architect of Record: Shanghai Institute of Architectural Design & Research Co. Ltd Total Floor Area: 21,750 sqm Photographs: Courtesy of Artech Architects

Courtesy of Artech Architetcs Courtesy of Artech Architetcs Courtesy of Artech Architetcs Courtesy of Artech Architetcs

In Progress: China Steel Corporation Headquarters / Artech Architects

© Jeffrey Cheng
© Jeffrey Cheng

Architects: Kris Yao | Artech Architects Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan Clients: China Steel Corporation (CSC) Design Team: Willy Yu, Hua-Yi Chang, Nai-Wen Cheng, Jun-Ren Chou, Yen-Hsun Li Site Area: 11,037 sqm Lot Coverage Area: 2,590 sqm Total Floor Area: 81,054 Completion: Expected 2012 Photographs: Jeffrey Cheng

Update: Kaohsiung Port Terminal Competition Proposal / Asymptote Architecture

Back in December we showed you the second place project by Asymptote Architecture for the Kaohsiung Port Terminal Competition. We have now an update on the project, with a great video and some models you can check after the break.

Kaohsiung Port Terminal Competition Proposal / Asymptote Architecture and Artech Architects

© Asymptote Architecture
© Asymptote Architecture

Asymptote Architecture and Artech Architects were awarded a close second place finish for the Kaohsiung Marine Gateway project. The project proposes a 200m long structure situated between two 14 story towers located at the cities newly developed harbor edge. The proposal calls for a new urban intervention at the cities waterfront combining both cultural and commercial aspects with the port terminal functions the building is designed to house. The buildings technological envelope and architecture and is designed to be a striking and elegant addition to the quickly changing city of Kaohsiung and to act as a catalyst for unique and sustained urban development over the coming years and decades. Further description and renderings of Asymptote Architecture and Artech Architects proposal after the break. For the winning proposal by Reiser + Umemoto click here. Architects: Asymptote Architecture and Artech Architects Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan Project Team: Asymptote Architecture – Hani Rashid & Lise Anne Couture,  Artech Architects – Kris Yao Structural Engineering: Knippers Helbig Environmental Engineering: Transsolar Cruise Consultant: Parsons Brinckerhoff Fire, Electrical & Plumbing: Heng Kai Traffic Engineering: Everest Project Area: 40,000 sqm Client: Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau Competition: Kaohsiung Port Terminal 2010 Photographs: Courtesy of Asymptote Architecture