reiser + umemoto: taipei pop music center
reiser + umemoto: taipei pop music center reiser + umemoto: taipei pop music center
feb 22, 2010

reiser + umemoto: taipei pop music center

‘taipei pop music center’



new york based architects reiser + umemoto‘s have been named the winners for their proposal of the ‘taipei pop music center’. from large scale performance halls to a myriad of shops and cafés, the taipei pop music center is defined to be a cultural hub dedicated to the production and reception of taiwanese pop music. it will be completed by 2014. the complex is defined by three major zones: the main concert hall, the outdoor amphitheater and the hall of fame.



‘taipei pop music center’







the main hall features a 3000-seat indoor auditorium and a tower dedicated to the pop music industry. the inclusion of these facilities hopes to encourage direct communication between music producers and artist, bringing production and performance under one roof.











‘main hall’ interior sideview



‘main hall’ interior front







the outdoor amphitheater combines the concept of circus and city with its mobile stage. the robot theatre can adapt to a spectrum of event scales. the four docking positions along the elevated public ground can accommodate a range of audiences from 16000 to smaller shows operating simultaneously with other functions such as night markets. in its most compact crystalline form, the robot theater docks with the hall of fame creating a more intimate performance space. a technological net provides solar screening and LED lighting to the outdoor amphitheater, and connects the hall of fame, the robot theater and the main hall together.







the hall of fame consists of the main exhibition space, digital media centre, two lecture halls and the sky view lounge with commanding views of the entire event venue. this space will be dedicated to music performances, hall of fame induction ceremonies and media projections. lining the street adjacent to the hall of fame are smaller live houses for smaller scale performances and a street front that connects visitors directly to the street life of taipei.



‘digital media centre’





transverse section view of ‘taipei pop music center’



transverse section view detail




complex facilities



multiple viewpoints and spatial configurations for outdoor amphitheatre stage



development of site



elevation of ‘concert hall’



concert hall models



section view



annual activity plans for ‘taipei pop music center’

biweekly schedule of events for ‘taipei pop music center’

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