Unusual Architecture + [Taiwan]

Al Khan St - Sharjah - Emirati Arabi Uniti: [URBAN REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AT TAINAN MAIN STATION AREA BY MAXTHREADS]
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Second prize winning vision for the Urban Redevelopment Project at Tainan.

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Designed by Maxthreads, their strategy attempts to contribute to Taiwan’s economic diversification from its current infrastructure lead planning system.

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Tainan main station master plan is imagined as a cultural based community and nature intervention, with sustainable residential development and the potential for natural habitat areas.

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It aims to be a cultural and vibrant edutainment intervention as well as a secluded haven of peace and tranquillity.

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Tainan main station is conceived as a new gateway of Taiwan’s history. The proposal aims to reconcile community and biodiversity.

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It will act as an eco-transitional urban device, transferring and linking the diversity of the surrounding urban districts and programmes.

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The concept behind the master plan proposal derives from the area’s original function as transportation node.

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The proposal will maintain the areas historical identity, whilst providing a boundary free and a self-sufficient urban planning, incorporating a number of sustainability systems.

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Location: Tainan, Taiwan Architects: Maxthreads Project Team: Max Yang, David Millar, Samya Kako Competition Organizers: Bureau of Development Tainan City Government, Taiwan (R.O.C.) & INTA (International Urban Development Association) Prize: Second Prize