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MVRDV Designs a Dual Tower Scheme with Interactive Facades for "Times Square" of Taipei

MVRDV have released images of their ambitious design for the Taipei Twin Towers, set to revitalize the central station area of the Taiwanese capital. The two towers are characterized by a ?pile of blocks? that create a vertical urban neighborhood, complete with interactive media facades.

Distant view. Image Courtesy of MVRDV

MVRDV have released images of their ambitious design for the Taipei Twin Towers, set to revitalize the central station area of the Taiwanese capital. The two towers are characterized by a ?pile of blocks? that create a vertical urban neighborhood, complete with interactive media facades.The site is currently occupied by the city?s main station, containing railway, airport lines, metro networks, and underused parks and plazas. Under the MVRDV scheme, the two towers will be built over the top of the station, offering retail, offices, two cinemas, two hotels, and the unification and redevelopment of surrounding plazas.
Aerial view. Image Courtesy of MVRDV

Arriving at Taipei Central Station is currently an anti-climax. The immediate area does not reveal the metropolitan charms and exciting quality that the Taiwanese metropolis has to offer. The Taipei Twin Towers will turn this area into the downtown that Taipei deserves, with its vibrant mixture of activities matched only by the vibrant collection of façade treatments on the stacked neighborhood above.
-Winy Maas, Principal and Co-Founder, MVRDV

Plaza view. Image ...
Source: Archdaily
URL: http://www.archdaily.com/

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