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Shigeru Ban to Construct Tainan Museum of Fine Arts

Shigeru Ban to Construct Tainan Museum of Fine Arts
Shigeru Ban to Construct Tainan Museum of Fine Arts, Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects

Pritzker laureate Shigeru Ban has won an international competition to design the future Tainan Museum of Fine Arts. With an agenda to promote arts culture and tourism in Taiwan’s cultural capital, the museum will foster the research of arts, literature and history, while exhibiting local talent.

Cascading volumes featuring an auditorium, classrooms and exhibition galleries will be capped with a pentagonal roof canopy and softened with lush terraces and landscaping. An outdoor sculpture park and public recreation area will allow the museum’s inner contents to bleed into its surroundings and activate the city. 

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Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects
Courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects

References: TNMFA, designboom

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Shigeru Ban to Construct Tainan Museum of Fine Arts" 15 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/548292/shigeru-ban-to-construct-tainan-museum-of-fine-arts/> ISSN 0719-8884