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Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC) – Taipei, Taiwan

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Building: Taipei Performing Arts Center (TPAC)
Location: Shilin, Taipei, Taiwan
Architect: Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of OMA
Local Architect: Artech Architects
Structural Engineers: Arup, Evergreen
Geotechnical Engineer: Sino Geotech
MEP Engineers: Arup
Scheduled Completion: 2015

AE Interests: the winner of a design competition in January 2009, 3 theater spaces steming from a transparent cube, 1500-seat Grand Theater, 800-seat Multiform Theater, and 800-seat Proscenium Playhouse, the Grand Theater and Multiform Theater can be combined into a Super Theater, the cube’s facade is corrugated glass and aluminum panels cover the 3 theaters

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Written by Casey Gragg

September 4, 2015 at 1:52 pm

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