Gallery: Stunning Star-Shaped Taiwan Tower With Built-In Wind Turbine

 
The Taiwan Tower is designed to serve as an iconic tower for Taichung. It rivals some other famous Taiwanese buildings in profile.

The tower’s form was inspired by Taiwan’s diamond industry, traditional origami, the Eiffel Tower, and the star, which is part of Taiwan’s flag. Combining all of these visual icons together into one building results in a large star-shaped, multi-faceted tower designed to rival Taiwan’s other famous skyscrapers. The eco tower would stand over 350 meters tall and includes offices for Taichung City Government, leisure and recreational spaces, retail and educational centers, and the new Museum of Taichung City Development.

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  1. Futuristic Solar Skyscr... November 15, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    [...] with Mihai Bogdan CRACIUN architect from the USA as well as upgrade.studio to design the iconic tower for Taipei. The project was inspired by the leaf, the shape of the island of Taiwan, the money tree, and other [...]

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