The winners of the Taichung City Cultural centre competition have been announced.The winning team is a collaboration between Kazuyo Sejima  + Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA and local partners Ricky Liu and associates.

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Courtesy of SANAA with joint tenderer Ricky Liu & Associates Architects+Planners

SANAA’s design proposal of white transparent boxes arranged on top of others create a cluster of interconnecting spaces varying in size, volume and orientation.

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Courtesy of SANAA with joint tenderer Ricky Liu & Associates Architects+Planners

With suspending gardens terraces, and wide spacious lobbies the proposal seems really embracing.

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Courtesy of MASS STUDIES with joint tenderer Q-LAB and Wang Architects & Associates

Second prizewinners in the competition are Jean-loup Baldacci , Felice Fanuele and Tai Architects and Associates. They propose a rather sublime longitudinal building with a tower to cap it off submerged in well-designed greenery.

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Courtesy of  Jean-loup Baldacci with joint tenderer Felice Fanuele Architect and Tai Architect & Associates

Peter Eisenman Architects come in third with a massive suspended centre on pilotis.

By Hassan Mohammed Yakubu

Courtesy of Winners

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