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The Seed

PrizeWinner in Architectural Design / Industrial Buildings, Winner in Architectural Design / Tall Buildings
Firm LocationTaipei, Taiwan
University/SchoolNational Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Lead ArchitectChun-Yi Yeh

This project explores a new type of the refuge especially for the tornadoes. Existing refuge houses are constructed in the form of after-the-fact remedy. In this case, the losses will be relatively large. In the era when space demand is gradually expanding, super-floors will certainly exist. Therefore, I will build the structure deep into the ground, reducing the degree of shaking, more like the seed body in the soil, and the ground as a natural protective layer. Additionally, considering the local power generation structure is transforming, I integrate a research center into the township.