Expansion Project of R&D Center, MDS Pharma Services-Taiwan Ltd.
The site is located in Beitou District in Taipei city, with an area of 6,122㎡, and the total floor area of 5,878㎡. The project scope includes intensive renovation of existing R&D Center, and the addition of AAA/LAC certified 4,000-cube rodent vivarium. The whole campus accommodates about 120 researchers with professional labs in different research groups.
In architecture design, module system is utilized to maintain flexibility of combining and expansion. To encourage interactions among the staff, the multi-purpose room is placed in the first floor, directly facing the atrium with a lawn for lounging. Through the intricate design a bio-technology center of safe, comfort and efficiency is achieved.
Location：Beitou Dist., Taipei City
Structural system：RC, Steel
Total floor area：5,878㎡
No. of stories：1 below, 4 above grade
Design period：2009.3 ~ 2010.4
Category: Adaptive Reuse、Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical、Paper Architecture、R&D