taipei pop music center by mario bellini architects
all images courtesy of mario bellini architects
italian firm mario bellini architects proposal for the taipei pop music center is a single body wrapped in a plastic ‘mantle plant’. the hill like structure is connected through glass passage ways, allowing guests numerous views of the landscape and standing out as an iconic landmark for the city.
the project aims to:
– sew into a single system environment / landscaping all areas to green spaces that characterize the spaces adjacent.
- put in direct relation to and perception of the city and the new ‘house of music’ through the definition of public open space, created by the shape of the canyon that contains the various functions provided extending from west to east as the backbone of the entire composition space.
- to transform the tpmc for a real urban magnet that can arise as a powerful icon, able to attract flows of people able to generate a creative context and thus to become the architectural ensemble dedicated to music and functions associated therewith a new cultural epicenter of the city of taipei.