MVRDV to transform a shopping mall into a lush lagoon and beach in Taiwan
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MVRDV won the bid for the transformation of the Tainan Axis together with The Urbanist Collaborative and LLJ Architects. Located along Haian Road, the project will replace the deteriorated China-Town Mall that was built next to a canal in 1983. Though MVRDV will rip out the old building, the architects plan to use parts of the mall’s structure as the base for the new public square, leaving portions of the existing concrete columns exposed as a nod to the site’s history. “This flooded...