Taiwan Tower International Competition

Result

First Prize
Tenderer: Sou Fujimoto Architects / Sou Fujimoto Nationality: Japan
Joint Tenderer: Fei & Cheng Associates / Philip T.C. Fei Nationality: R.O.C..

Second Prize
Tenderer: soma ZT GmbH / Martin Oberascher Nationality: Austria
Joint Tenderer: Ricky Liu & Associates Architects+Planners / Ricky Liu Nationality: R.O.C

Third Prize
Tenderer: Dorin Stefan Nationality: Romania
Joint Tenderer: DS Birou de Arhitectura Nationality: Romania
Lai & Associates, Engineers-Architects / Chao Chiun Lai Nationality: R.O.C.

Honorable Mention-1
Tenderer: Cook Robotham Architectural Bureau Limited / Peter Cook Nationality: U.K.
Joint Tenderer: Tai Architect & Associates / Tai, Yu-Tse Nationality: R.O.C.
Buro Happold Ltd. Nationality: U.K.

Honorable Mention-2
Tenderer: HMC Group / Raymond Pan Nationality: USA
Joint Tenderer: HOY Architects & Associates / Charles Hsueh Nationality: R.O.C.

Overview

To commemorate the centennial of the founding of Taiwan, R.O.C., the government is planning to erect a “Taiwan Tower” as an important landmark within the newly-designated special municipality of Taichung.

Category Competition Result / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage
Genre Tower
Country Taiwan
Registration Deadline 29 August 2011 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 29 August 2011
Eligibility Licensed Architect

Description
To commemorate the centennial of the founding of Taiwan, R.O.C., the government is planning to erect a “Taiwan Tower” as an important landmark within the newly-designated special municipality of Taichung. Taiwan Tower is to be located at the southern tip of Taichung Gateway Park, which is part of the former Taichung (Shuinan) Airport site, Taichung city. The project will comprise of Taiwan Tower and the Museum of Taichung City Development. Though not aiming to compete in height with other towers of the world, in principle the observatory of Taiwan Tower should provide visitors with a view of the Taiwan Strait. The height is planned to be at least 300 meters in principle.

Jury
Yucheng Ann
Marcos Cruz
Chaolee Kuo
Shengfong Lin
Shuenn-Ren Liou
Hidetoshi Ohno
Adele Naude Santos

Prize
One First Prize will be awarded Priority Price Negotiation Right of this project.
one Second Prize, one Third Prize, and no more than two Honorable Mentions.

Each of the Shortlist Tenderers submitting the Stage Two Proposal Documents,
Presentation Attachment Materials (including Design Drawings and Model) and
conducting the presentation and Q&A shall be awarded a prize of NT$1,500,000.

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Announcement of Shortlist Tenders: 2011/09/02
Stage Two Material Submission Deadline: 2011/11/09
Announcement of Winning Tenders: 2011/11/11

Organizer
Taichung City Government, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Official Website
http://www.twtower.com.tw/