‘Multiple natures – Fibrous tower’ was the proposal from Soma Austrian architecture firm for the open International Taiwan Tower complex competition, for the observation tower and Taichung city museum, in Taiwan.
The layout of the building in order protect the visitors as they near the structure, biomimetic fibrous lamellas adapt to weather conditions, by opening and closing like flowers.
The zero carbon tower generates energy with photovoltaic cells from the roof areas of the museum.
The skin of the tower is also a solar absorber with 25, 000 square meters of exterior surface covered with the flexible PV modules.
project name: multiple natures – fibrous tower
client: Taichung city government
use: observation tower, Taichung city museum, park
site area: 44.000 square meters
building area: 10.000 square meters
gross floor area: 27.000 square meters
building coverage ratio: 23%
max. height: 330 meters