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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Kaohsiung Marine Gateway by ASYMPTOTE

ASYMPTOTE WAS AWARDED A CLOSE SECOND PLACE FINISH FOR THE KAOHSIUNG MARINE GATEWAY PROJECT. The project proposes a 200m long structure situated between two 14 story towers located at the cities newly developed harbor edge. Asymptote’s proposal calls for a new urban intervention at the cities waterfront combining both cultural and commercial aspects with the port terminal functions the building is designed to house. The buildings technological envelope and architecture and is designed to be a striking and elegant addition to the quickly changing city of Kaohsiung and to act as a catalyst for unique and sustained urban development over the coming years and decades.

Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau

Asymptote Architecture – Hani Rashid & Lise Anne
Couture Artech Architects – Kris Yao

Knippers Helbig – Structural Engineering
Transsolar – Environmental Engineering
Parsons Brinckerhoff – Cruise Consultant
Heng Kai – Fire, Electrical & Plumbing
Everest – Traffic Engineering

courtesy: ASYMPTOTE

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