park als neues zentrum für taichung gateway city (cn)
the forest is the new center of the taichung gateway city and a symbol for actively practiced sustainability. the forest is the identity forming image for the developing district. it‘s the vibrating green lung, water reservoir, creates a pleasant microclimat, is a sanctuary for the individual city dwellers and provides many sporting and recreational acitvitys. the urban forest is an essential factor for the preservation, enrichment of the urban climate and amidst the pulsating city life. the forest is romantic middle and heart of the new district.
the area of the former airport , noticed as a social void in the city so far, will take up the potentials of the location, and transform the place to a new identity. the new gateway park will be understood as a face joint in the city, integrating the needs of the bordering townships. its design aims to combine social sustainability, in terms of multilayer use of the park, ecological sustainability with an intelligent soil and water management as a self-evident element of the park, which leads to an economical sustainability, supported by a rational maintenance process.
auftraggeber: taichung city government, taiwan, r.o.c
größe: ca. 67 ha