Aesthetics of Strength and Force- China Steel Corporation Headquarters Designed by KRIS YAO | ARTECH / Forgemind Archimedia
Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan dedicated transformed from an industrial city Multifunctional Commerce and Trade Park , while the steel corporate headquarters where the port area , it is the largest city in recent years, Kaohsiung birth land development plan , including transportation, logistics, and trade , and culture, leisure and public institutions face . The building itself headquarters building in this emerging area indispensable element , will also become a new gateway to Kaohsiung landmark .
Entire building with four rectangular massing as the axis of the middle Qiazhu service core of the composition, the amount of body as a unit with eight floors torsion 12.5 degrees , forming a dynamic geometry . Dayuan United Architects modeled bronze ritual Shang and Zhou dynasties , the most prestigious four-legged Fangding as a design imagery DingJu the ancient ritual of the first, Shang and Zhou dynasties also the rights and status symbol of stable solid , good luck prosperous , harmonious intention , the idea was perseverance, indomitable steel firmware images, set over four square the amount of body surface , seismic capacity optimization , the full expression of steel force aesthetic attitude . Appearance, across eight floors each supporting device which uses large , pull back the system architecture balcony at each time interval . Diamond-shaped double curtain wall to create the best natural light and ventilation in warmer climates will , with thermal resistance , energy saving, reduce traffic noise and other advantages. On the ground plane to create a circular pool , square tower stands in the middle of the pool will ; remaining part of many flowers and trees to be planted landscaping, green for pedestrians to construct a comfortable environment .
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