Sailing Castle / Cheng Tsung FENG Design Studio

Sailing Castle / Cheng Tsung FENG Design Studio

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  • Lead Architects:Cheng Tsung FENG
  • Design Team:Cheng Tsung FENG Design Studio
  • Adviser:Ministry of Transportation and Communications
  • Organizer:Pingtung County Government
  • Executive Unit:Cultural Affairs Department of Pingtung County Government
  • Implementer:Jollify LTD
  • Project Host:Daniel WONG
  • Curator:Derjk WU, Mikael Fock
  • Artist:Cheng Tsung FENG
  • Project Designer:Wei Chun LIN, Chi Yun CHEN
  • Wooden Structure:Yumu Manufacture & Research
  • Lighting Design:Oude Light
  • Project Manager:Peggy CHEN
  • Project Assistant:Tzu Yen CHUANG
  • Electric Power Manager:Wei Meng CHUANG
  • Crane Engineering:Yifeng Engineering
  • Video Editor:Chieh Wei Cho
  • City:Donggang
  • Country:Taiwan (ROC)
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© Wei Chun LIN
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Text description provided by the architects. Artist Cheng Tsung FENG contrives a symbolic pavilion with wood constructions. Through the white sails harmoniously intertwined among the structure, he interprets the image of many sailboats gathering at the harbor as if an enormous sculptural entity embodies the enchanting scenery from the Donggang coast.

© Wei Chun LIN
© Wei Chun LIN

By way of building the Sailing Castle for attractions to people, FENG depicts the phenomenon that fishermen and boats sailing off and making homeward voyages as people entering the installation. The interaction among people and the Sailing Castle is a representation of the prosperity of the fishery industry, communal unity, expectation, and joy.

© Wei Chun LIN
© Wei Chun LIN

The shape of the Sailing Castle manifests the architectural attributes of local and traditional culture in Donggang via its modern art form. In the motif of FENG, the Sailing Castle is endowed with the qualities of temples, churches, and shrines. Furthermore, it furnishes audiences with distinctive charismas from day to night.

© Wei Chun LIN
© Wei Chun LIN

‘Get on board, set sails, in the breeze, towards the sea. We are about to heading outwards with bravery; we will safely return as well.’ said FENG.

© Wei Chun LIN
© Wei Chun LIN

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Address:Dapeng Bay, Donggang Township, Pingtung County 928, Taiwan (ROC)

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Cite: "Sailing Castle / Cheng Tsung FENG Design Studio" 07 Mar 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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