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Taipei Performing Arts Center proposal by Francois Blanciak Architect

Taipei Performing Arts Center proposal by Francois Blanciak Architect

Earlier this year, we featured the Taipei Performing Arts Center proposal of Morphosis, NL Architects, and Abalos+Sentkiewicz, in a competition that was finally won by OMA.

Today, we show you Francois Blanciak Architect’s proposal. As a cultural reference to a taiwanese aboriginal construction technique using slabstone heaps, the project similarly piles up 4 slabstones (3 containing theaters, 1containing administrative spaces) in a cairn-like structure. In order to emphasize the public nature of the building, it is elevated on top of a wide upper plaza, upon a plinth that liberates the movement of pedestrians on the ground level.

Seen at designboom. More images after the break.

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Cite: Sebastian Jordana. "Taipei Performing Arts Center proposal by Francois Blanciak Architect" 28 Apr 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/20783/taipei-performing-arts-center-proposal-by-francois-blanciak-architect/> ISSN 0719-8884
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