Date: January 8, 2016
Winner of the 2016 X-site architecture initiative was announced Jan. 6 by
Taipei Fine Arts Museum, with locally based Shen Ting Tseng Architects awarded the NT$3.5 million (US$105,077) landscape installation project.
Floating, an open-air pavilion comprising a polyamide nylon canopy and a landscape sculpture, beat out 22 other contestants to claim first prize. Designed by Shen Ting-tseng and STTA members Huang Hsin-yi and Li Ya-chi, the innovative structure will grace the public square in front of the museum from April through July this year.
Runner-ups are Envision Engineering Consultants, WUIZ Design Taipei and the pairing of Lai Po-wei and Teng Chao-ming. [FULL STORY]