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Tao Zhu Yin Yuan/Agora Garden Tower – Taipei, Taiwan

Posted in Built by Yvonne Chen on February 20, 2023

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Name: Tao Zhu Yin Yuan/Agora Garden Tower

Location: Taipei, Taiwan

Completed: 2017

Area: 42,335 m²

Architects: Vincent Callebaut Architectures

Local Architect: LKP Design

Structural Engineer: King-Le Chang & Associates

MEP: Sine & Associates

AE Interests: A Carbon-Absorbing Vertical Forest, Highly earthquake-resistant & Column-free structure, Twisting, plant-filled tower, Eco-friendly structures.

Articles: [1, 2, 3]


King Power Mahanakhon – Bangkok, Thailand

Posted in Built by Yvonne Chen on October 18, 2022

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Building: King Power Mahanakhon
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Started: June 2011
Completion: April 2016
Area: 150,000 m2
Height: 314 m
Architects: Ole Scheeren
Structural Engineers: Arup
Facade Engineers: Front, Inc.
Owner: King Power Group
Developer: PACE Development Corporation

AE Interests: mixed-use skyscraper, 77-story high rise, the building features a three-dimensional pixelated ribbon that swirls around the exterior, and the glass walls are divided horizontally and vertically, adding to the building’s “pixelated” and “unfinished” appearance, glass skyboxes with sweeping views and generous indoor/outdoor spaces with plunge pools and oversized terraces.

Articles: [ 1, 2, 3]


*Original post by lindseylohberg2009 on August 31, 2009

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