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Roof Garden Taipei Building, Discovering the TOP BY Akihisa Hirata

Roof Garden Taipei Building, Discovering the TOP BY Akihisa Hirata

Apartment buildings suitable in roof garden Taipei building for Taiwanese people With a rich lifestyle freshness

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Roof Garden Taipei Building is a 12-story collective house built by Akihisa Hirata in the shopping area of Taipei City. People in Taiwan have devised various intermediary areas that go well with hot and humid climates in their lives.

You can skillfully exploit the simple places on the extension of the road throughout the city and you can see the people enjoying meals and conversation. Is it possible to consider apartment buildings suitable for Taiwanese people who have created such a rich lifestyle but at the same time have a freshness in the 21st century? VEGETABLE GARDEN

roof garden taipei building
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So we selected not the tower on the reference floor plans but the shape to set back while diagonally limiting the limits so that all the dwellings could have a large terrace. The terrace is covered with roofs and trees, creating a three-dimensional and comfortable intermediate area on the building surface. HANGZHOU PASTRY

Building BY Akihisa Hirata
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The 6 m grid rigid RC structure is covered with a 3 m grid roof frame system. The main body structure is RC construction and the roof is a light structure of steel frame structure. The slope of the roof is constant, and changing the direction of the tilt makes a changeable expression.

Building BY Akihisa Hirata
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Distribution in gradient direction makes a branch of rainwater flow or network. A roof, a vertical gutter, and a thin vertical pole give to the Roof Garden Taipei Buildinga a rhythm to the elevation. In other words, the flow of rainwater is made the facade of this architecture.

Building BY Akihisa Hirata
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The wind flowing through the city will spread throughout the uneven surface dispersal and softly, due to enhancing the comfort of the terrace. It also minimizes the occurrence of “building wind”. ALUMINIUM HOUSE

roof garden taipei building
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It is a prototype of a high-rise building suitable for Asia in the 21st century where the flow of water and air enters.

Roof Garden Taipei Building

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Architects: Akihisa Hirata

Area: 508 m²

Year: 2017

Photographs: Dean Cheng,  

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