International design competition of Taiwan Tower

Works Information

  1. Taiwan Tower

Total floor area of the building: about 3,000 square meters (including the following items: lobby, service consultation center, waiting space for elevators, shops, catering area, observation deck (or viewing facilities, equipment), and environmental quality monitoring station).
  1. City Vision

Total floor area of the building: 5,000 square meters (including the following items: lobby, service consultation center, permanent exhibition space, multi-purpose space, office, etc.).
  1. Ancillary facilities (office space)

Total floor area of the building: 10,000 square meters (including offices, conference rooms, archives, public facilities, and other spaces).
 

Concept Of Design

  1. What kind of “tower” can represent “Taiwan”?
We believe that it should help one to associate with Taiwan in terms of “height,” “shape,” and “connotation.”
  1. How does this “tower” reflect both the “local” and “international” characteristics of Taiwan?
“Formosa” remains synonymous with the designation as “beautiful and previous island.” Therefore, how the characteristics of “sustainability” can be indicated so that it becomes the common language for Taiwan Tower to seamlessly track with “international” has become an issue.
  1. How can Taiwan Tower avoid competition in the endless pursuit of “height ?”
What we value is the virtual concept of “infinite height.” Also, we can also try for the dynamic concept of “growth.”