* Architecture: Yuan Ze University Project by Santiago Calatrava
Posted by the editors on Saturday, 18 February 2012
Architecture: Yuan Ze University Project by Santiago Calatrava: “..Calatrava chose to explore new formal and spatial themes found within the local art and architecture. The Performing Arts Building, which sits at the center of the complex, is defined by a dramatic curving roof that evokes traditional Chinese/Taiwanese architecture. At its base are the Y.Z. Hsu Memorial and Art and Design School. Like temples surrounded by water, their forms are expressed through steel ribs that form each building’s roof..” The internationally renowned Calatrava’s first project in Taiwan..
image + article:Furuto , Alison . “Yuan Ze University Project / Santiago Calatrava” 17 Feb 2012. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/209026>