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Pebble-shaped office building adds an icon of sustainability to Taipei

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 01, 2016 01:04 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Aug 31, 2016

Created as part of a greater revitalization project in Taipei’s Nangang District, Lè Architecture is an 18-story green office building that mimics the likeness of a standing moss-covered pebble with its tapered silhouette. Flat glass panels clad the exterior and give the building a polished finish. Vertical aluminum fins loop around the building to minimize unwanted solar heat gain. At night, the glazed building will be illuminated with different lighting effects to make the office appear to shimmer...





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