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Kaohsiung Port Terminal Competition

Taiwanese Architectural Contest – design by Reiser + Umemoto Architects, New York City, USA

16 Dec 2010

Kaohsiung Port Terminal Competition Winner

NEW YORK, NY — Reiser + Umemoto (RUR) has been awarded First Prize in the international competition for a new Port and Cruise Service Center in the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan, ROC.

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For this project, RUR will partner with local architects Fei and Cheng and Associates (Taipei), with whom they are also working on their first-place winning Taipei Pop Music Center project. Also on the project team is Structural Engineer Ysrael A. Seinuk, PC (New York); Reiser + Umemoto and Ysrael A. Seinuk also collaborated on their O-14 office tower, which is currently nearing completion in Dubai, UAE. Rounding out the team in other engineering disciplines is ARUP Hong Kong.

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The project is scheduled for construction in 2012 and expected to be in operation by 2014, with a construction budget of approximately $85,000,000 USD. The competition was sponsored by the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Taiwan, ROC.

Previously:

9 Sep 2010

Kaohsiung Port Terminal Competition

REISER + UMEMOTO ARCHITECTURE SHORTLISTED FOR KAOHSIUNG PORT TERMINAL COMPETITION IN TAIWAN

Reiser + Umemoto has been included in the shortlist for the Kaohsiung Port and Cruise Service Center International Competition, located in the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan, ROC. For this project, Reiser + Umemoto will partner with local architects Fei and Cheng and Associates, Taipei, Taiwan, with whom they are also working on their first-place winning Taipei Pop Music Center project, and also with Structural Engineers Ysrael A. Seinuk, PC (New York) with whom Reiser + Umemoto collaborated on their O-14 tower, currently finishing construction in Dubai, UAE.

The Kaohsiung Port Terminal competition will take place from September through November, with stage two winners being announced on December 10th. The construction budget for the project is approximately $80,000,000 USD, and it is scheduled for construction in 2012 and expected to be in operation by 2014. The competition is sponsored by the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau, Ministry of Transportation and Communications, Taiwan, ROC.

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About Reiser + Umemoto RUR Architecture P.C.

Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto have practiced in New York City as Reiser + Umemoto, RUR Architecture P.C. since 1986.

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