nabito architects: taipei pop music center proposal nabito architects: taipei pop music center proposal
oct 26, 2009

nabito architects: taipei pop music center proposal

taipei pop music center proposal by taipei pop music center image courtesy nabito architects

international firm nabito architects have sent in images of their proposal for the taipei pop music center proposal.

‘by consuming pop music, people want to express who they are, to which group they belong and what their identity is.’

their design is based on a horizontal slab that consists of a node at the center.

the middle of the taipei pop music center image courtesy nabito architects

taipei pop music center at night image courtesy nabito architects

taipei pop music center at night image courtesy nabito architects

taipei pop music center interior image courtesy nabito architects

image courtesy nabito architects

the facade is divided into sections of approximately 1m wide by means of vertical steel pillars. within these areas LED panels are managed by a central PC that can change the building aspect according to needs (entertainment, advertising, culture, news and events).

image courtesy nabito architects

photovoltaic system integrated into a glass curtain wall. the building performs as a self sufficient organic system, harvesting solar energy by day and using it to illuminate the screen on northern facade after drak, mirroring a day’s climate cycle.

a famous example of this technology is the media wall (beijing) with its first venue dedicated to digital media art.

it offers the most radical example of sustainable technology applied to an entire building’s envelope to date.

the facade is constituted by glass panels that integrate photovoltaic cells. each panel has a specific density.

longitudinal section image courtesy nabito architects longitudinal section image courtesy nabito architects

cross sectional view image courtesy nabito architects

floor plan image courtesy nabito architects

floor plan image courtesy nabito architects

  • brilliant!!

    amelie says:
  • no wonder they didn’t win…

    hj says:
  • Amazing project! Good work guys

    William says:
  • stunningly simple and bold

    jrn says:
  • love it

    lauraSD says:
  • weak execution. if this “twist” was so important, than how does it influence, engage or interact with relationships of people:music, music:dance which are foundations of popular culture. How could this “twist” have provided an experiential innovation to the way we engage with music?

    dropkick says:
  • It is a pasage from VERTICAL ( Institutionalized Functions), gerarchical organization and classical functional 100% to HORIZONTAL ( the big auditorium the atrium) where people are free to express. ( it is Freudian). In between ther is a passage , a node where you start to loose your jacket ready to collapse into POP MUSIC CULTURE. In this partial sketches you cuold not apreciate the entire concept building,sorry, and you have also to read functional schemes and the Brief of the competition on order to understand.

    David says:
  • I like it!

    t says:
  • we have taught very well my very little!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYRCnCxxNkY
    http://arqmundial.blogspot.com/2008/02/villa-nm-upstate-nueva-york-unstudio.html

    we seems to be drowsy minds, thank you! (the iluminati)

    unstudio/oma/aa says:
  • nice study good luck …

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