Addition and Renovation, Da Sha House, Chinese Culture University
This project is situated at an important street intersection of Taipei .The design works to create a landmark with positive impact on the urban landscape, and to tackle such functional considerations as renovating during full building occupancy. The skin is designed as aluminum grille, metal louvers and a series of frameless fritted tempered glass panels. Tiny “LED” lamps mark the junctions of the glass panels, emitting a soft sparkling checkerboard-effect at night, adding to the street scene.
The new parking tower constitutes a major element of the addition so its mass and finish was carefully considered; the exterior walls are aluminum panel and a glazed arcade connects it to the new classroom structure.
2001 AIA New York Chapter Annual Design Award
1999 Renowned Finalist, Far Eastern Outstanding Architects Design Award
Total floor area：14,800㎡
No. of stories：3 below、10 above grade
Design period：1996.12 ~ 1999.05
Const. period：1999.06 ~ 2001.06
Joint Architect: Chiu-Hwa Wang
Awards: 2001-AIA New York’s annual Design Awards
Category: Adaptive Reuse、Education