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National Performing Arts Center – Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Meccano  Meccano 

Project: National Performing Arts Center
Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Completion: 2018
Architect: Mecanoo Architecten
Structural Engineering: Supertech
Acoustics: Xu Acoustique

AE Interests: Sustainable design in response to subtropical climate, undulating topographical roof is partially covered by grass and plants, creating natural and efficient building cooling. Structure contains concert hall, opera house, and semi-open theatres totaling 6000 seats.

Written by Carlos Estrada

August 30, 2010 at 10:35 pm

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