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  7. Hongzhu Housing Sales Center / Lab Modus

Hongzhu Housing Sales Center / Lab Modus

  • 00:00 - 20 July, 2012
Hongzhu Housing Sales Center / Lab Modus
Hongzhu Housing Sales Center / Lab Modus, © Chih-Ming Wu
© Chih-Ming Wu

© Chih-Ming Wu © Chih-Ming Wu © Chih-Ming Wu © Chih-Ming Wu + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Taoyuan County, Taiwan
  • Design Team

    Kevin Chang, Jay Lin, Will Hsieh, Yi-Li Lin
  • Area

    1200.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Chih-Ming Wu

The site is a long rectangular shape with the narrower side facing a street by the Taoyuan County exit of national highway.

© Chih-Ming Wu
© Chih-Ming Wu

© Chih-Ming Wu

The scheme consists of a two-story lifted glass box and a sequence of double layered perforated metal panels. Resonating with the form of ancient Chinese lucky animal, the form of the project takes inspiration of “dragon”, a symbol of success and luck. Giving maximum presence to the context, the overall massing of project applies advantage of the length of the site to make a continuous extension to all dimensions of the project.

Plan 01
Plan 01

Plan

In addition, the gradually transformed perforated metal panels also provide an eco-friendly solution to prevent direct sunlight exposure into the interior space to reduce the usage of air condition and artificial lighting devices.

© Chih-Ming Wu
© Chih-Ming Wu
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Hongzhu Housing Sales Center / Lab Modus" 20 Jul 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/255469/hongzhu-housing-sales-center-lab-modus/> ISSN 0719-8884
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