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Huaku Sky Garden – Taipei, Taiwan

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Building: Huaku Sky Garden
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Architect: WOHA
Completion: 2017
Local Architect: C.C. Jen Architects and Associates
Structural Engineer: NEW STRUCTURE GROUP
Construction: Pin Hsing Construction
Lighting Design: chroma33 – architectural lighting design

AE Interests: 38-story residential building, designed to maximize cross-ventilation through interlocking form, the symmetrical structural screen provides earthquake-resistance, large external columns and bearing walls allow for no interior columns, ornamental facade is inspired by the rectangular asymmetry of traditional Chinese joinery, each balcony has a recessed garden
Articles: [1, 2, 3]

Written by Elizabeth Washburn

November 14, 2018 at 12:31 pm

Posted in Built

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