kengo kuma + associates: new taipei city museum of art

Seen on Designboom Kengo Kuma’s design shows where “green architecture” might be headed, albeit only attainable for the rich part of the world the integration of design and technology takes the creationof habitable green engineering to new heights.


‘new taipei city museum of art’ by kengo kuma + associates, taipei, taiwan
images courtesy new taipei city museum of art

the ‘green cell’ proposal by japanese architect kengo kuma of tokyo-based kengo kuma + associates has placed second in the international competition for the new taipei city museum of art for taipei city, taiwan. an undulating double skin generates the iconic form which radiates in a waving manner into the encompassing urbanscape. a main hall connects the museum’s program with a nearby train station, cable car, riverbank trail transforming the site into a dynamic hub. The addition incorporates public amenities such as a park pavilion, retail, and flexible program to contribute to the city’s established context.

See more of the Designboom article here

Or see more of the competition boards and other presentations on the Tapei City Museum Website

 

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