National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (C3 no.404)


Mecanoo architecten

C3 no.404 / pp.134-153 (20 pages)


National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts _ Mecanoo architecten

Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, 2018

National Kaohsiung Centre for the Arts derives inspiration from the undulating canopy of the Banyan tree
Kaohsiung is an informal, lively city of almost three million inhabitants. Not only is it the second largest city in Taiwan, and one of the world’s largest sea ports, but it is also host to a dramatic sub-tropical climate of typhoons, high temperatures, heavy rainfall and regular earthquakes. The new 140,000m2 performance complex must cope with all of these extremes. […]