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Dadong Art Center – Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

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Building Name: Dadong Art Center
Architects: de Architekten Cie + MAYU architects
Location: Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Structural Engineer: Arup Amsterdam + Tien-Hun Engineering Consultant Inc.
Acoustics Consultant: Peutz & Associates + Gade & Mortensen Akustikk + Prof. Wei-Hwa Chiang NTUST
Environment Technology Consultant: Hander Engineering & Construction Inc. + I. S. Lin & Associates
Area: 36,470 sqm
Completed 2012

AE Interest: The roof shape prevents against extreme climatic conditions such as Typhoon, Wide holes in the roof guide the water to inner springs, Warm air rises to the top roof openings generating a fresh inner draft, In order to achieve optimal acoustics in both music and theater use the ceiling of the auditorium is adjustable according to music and theater modes, Sound absorption materials are also retractable behind the wood lamella

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Written by Ryder McGough

September 10, 2014 at 1:57 pm

Posted in Built

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