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Beitou Public Library – Taipei, Taiwan

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Building: Beitou Public Library
Location: Beitou Hot Springs Park, Taipei, Taiwan
Architect: Chang Ching-Hwa of Bio-Architecture Formosana
General Contractor: Hwa-Bon Construction Co. Ltd.
Completion: 2006

AE Interests: Taiwan’s first “green” library, first to receive a Diamond grade EEWH Green Building Label in Taiwan, solar panels, rainwater collection, rainwater permeable pavement, a reconstruction from a previous building with structural issues, use of timber from managed forests for the main structure

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Written by Casey Gragg

September 4, 2015 at 1:16 pm

Posted in Built

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