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Call for Proposals: Greater Tainan Expo Center (2017)

02:00 - 30 June, 2017
Call for Proposals: Greater Tainan Expo Center (2017)

All local and international elite are cordially invited to participate in the International Design Competition of the Greater Tainan Expo Center and to witness this critical moment of Tainan’s industry transformation! It is a turnkey project and the estimated construction cost is NTD 1.795 billion. It is expected to generate maximum economic benefits by establishing a platform and media for industrial development to promote the growth of business and trade, to boost industrial development and area transformation as well as to deepen the advantage of industrial specialty and brand value.

The Site of Last Longer Project / J.R Architects

19:00 - 26 April, 2017
 The Site of Last Longer Project / J.R Architects, © Yu-Chen,Tsao
© Yu-Chen,Tsao

© Yu-Chen,Tsao © Yu-Chen,Tsao © Yu-Chen,Tsao © Yu-Chen,Tsao +45

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tainan, Taiwan
  • Lead Architects

    Cho-Jen,Huang
  • Area

    113.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

A Eulogy to the Sunlight / YU YA CHING Interior Design

22:00 - 31 March, 2017
A Eulogy to the Sunlight / YU YA CHING Interior Design, Courtesy of YU YA CHING Interior Design
Courtesy of YU YA CHING Interior Design

Courtesy of YU YA CHING Interior Design Courtesy of YU YA CHING Interior Design Courtesy of YU YA CHING Interior Design Courtesy of YU YA CHING Interior Design +24

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tainan, East District, Tainan City, Taiwan
  • Architect in Charge

    Yu Ya-Ching
  • Area

    33.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013

Tainan Tung-Men Holiness Church / MAYU architects+

02:00 - 22 March, 2017
Tainan Tung-Men Holiness Church / MAYU architects+, © Shawn Liu Studio
© Shawn Liu Studio

© Shawn Liu Studio © Shawn Liu Studio © Shawn Liu Studio © Shawn Liu Studio +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Tainan, East District, Tainan City, Taiwan
  • Architects in Charge

    Malone Chang, Yu-lin Chen
  • Area

    1240.06 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

The Bridge / HAO Design

19:00 - 20 March, 2017
The Bridge  / HAO Design, © Hey!Cheese
© Hey!Cheese

© Hey!Cheese © Hey!Cheese © Hey!Cheese © Hey!Cheese +46

MVRDV Designs Y-Shaped House with Rooftop Pool in Taiwan

13:05 - 1 December, 2016
MVRDV Designs Y-Shaped House with Rooftop Pool in Taiwan, © MVRDV
© MVRDV

MVRDV, working with co-architects KAI Architects, has designed a new Y-shaped residence in Northeast Tainan, Taiwan. Known appropriately as Y House, the 330 square meter (3,552 square foot) villa will become a standout addition to a new residential development aimed at becoming a weekend retreat for city workers.

© MVRDV © MVRDV © MVRDV © MVRDV +9

Empty Oil Cans May Not Be the Reason for Tainan Building Collapse

16:00 - 9 February, 2016
Empty Oil Cans May Not Be the Reason for Tainan Building Collapse, via CNN
via CNN

With a death toll that may exceed 100, the unfortunate collapse of the 17-story Weiguan Jinlong (Golden Dragon) apartment complex in Tainan this past Saturday has caused some major confusion. As the BBC reports, the 200-unit building, built in 1983 by a construction company that has since gone out of business, crumbled after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake while surrounding buildings remained unscathed. Though some are suspicious of the use of empty oil cans as fillers in the concrete pillars, structural engineers do not believe that to be the cause. The building is under investigation for "shoddy construction." Its developer (Lin Ming-hui) has been detained on charges of negligence leading to death. 

Call for Entries: Tainan Public Library Design Competition

14:00 - 15 November, 2015
Call for Entries: Tainan Public Library Design Competition , Courtesy of Tainan City Government
Courtesy of Tainan City Government

The Tainan City Government in Taiwan has launched an international design competition for its Tainan Public Library Project, a key factor in the cultural development of Tainan.

MVRDV Wins Competition to Build An Urban Lagoon in Taiwan

13:00 - 13 November, 2015
Courtesy of MVRDV. Image © APLUS CG
Courtesy of MVRDV. Image © APLUS CG

MVRDV, working alongside The Urbanist Collective and LLJ Architects, has been selected in a competition to transform downtown Tainan in Taiwan with their design for new green corridor and urban lagoon connecting the city to its waterfront. Transforming the area of Tainan known as the T-axis, the design will see the city's Haian Road turned into a public park and connected to the city's canal by demolishing the existing China-Town Mall, a commercial structure built alongside the canal in 1983 and described by MVRDV as a "rotten tooth of downtown Tainan."

Courtesy of MVRDV. Image © APLUS CG Courtesy of MVRDV. Image © APLUS CG Courtesy of MVRDV. Image © APLUS CG Courtesy of MVRDV. Image © APLUS CG +17

Yuwen Library / MAYU architects

01:00 - 12 November, 2012
Yuwen Library  / MAYU architects, © Guei-Shiang Ke
© Guei-Shiang Ke

© Guei-Shiang Ke © Guei-Shiang Ke © Guei-Shiang Ke © Guei-Shiang Ke +29

  • Architects

  • Architects In Charge

    Malone Chang & Yu-lin Chen
  • Project Team

    Kwantak AUYEUNG, Jin-de HSU (Project team), Dong-long WU (Construction supervision)
  • Structural Engineer

    Tien-Hun Engineering Consultant Inc.
  • Area

    2965.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs