National Trade Center in Taichung

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National Trade Center in Taichung

Taiwanese High-Rise Commercial Building Development – design by Aedas

23 Oct 2018

National Trade Center

Design: Aedas, architects

Location: Taichung, western central Taiwan

Aedas celebrates a cultural symbol with the design of National Trade Center in Taiwan

National Trade Center in Taichung

Aedas-designed National Trade Center is a 165-metre tall office building prime located in Taichung city, within the emerging central business district and adjacent to the Opera House and City Hall.

National Trade Center in Taichung

The iconic building replicates the unique silhouette of a bamboo shoot – a plant commonly found in Taichung which symbolises prosperity in Chinese culture. This design is deemed to enrich the city skyline while celebrating a cultural symbol.

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The faceted façade undulates with horizontal awnings with distinctive rain covers and window-walls to emphasise the unique shape and curves of the building. The elliptical shape allows maximum light penetration to the office area. Vertical greening with local plant resources on the east and west façades as well as the rooftop enhances energy efficiency. There are also balconies on each floor on the north and east sides to offer an outdoor experience with a pleasant view.

National Trade Center in Taichung

National Trade Center in Taichung

The interior space is designed with reference to traditional ink paintings – by using different shades and tones of grey, together with lights and reflections, to express different feels and create a sense of neutrality and calmness. Two podium floors with banks and food and beverage outlets activate the urban life on lower levels.

National Trade Center in Taichung

National Trade Center in Taichung

National Trade Center in Taichung

National Trade Center, Taichung – Building Information

Project: National Trade Center
Location: Taichung, Taiwan
Involvement: Design Architect, Interior Designer for Public Areas and Landscape Designer
Client: Run Long Construction Co. Ltd.
Gross Floor Area: 52,924 sqm
Completion Year: 2018
Director: Dr Andy Wen

National Trade Center in Taichung

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