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11 Jun 2009

Idea for Action Kaohsiung Competition

Contest for Young Planners

Kaohsiung City Government invites young planners and students born after 1970 to participate in Idea for Action Kaohsiung International Competition, giving innovative suggestions for Kaohsiung urban planning and design!

The award is as follows:
3 winners of Outstanding Work will be awarded US$10,000.
15 winners of Excellent Work will be awarded US$5,000.

Please support our activity by Inviting the youths in your office to participate it, or forwarding this e-mail to friends that would be interested.


Location: Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, eastern Asia

Architecture in Taiwan

Taiwan Architecture Designs – chronological list

Taiwan Architecture – Selection

Kaohsiung Port Cruise Terminal, Taiwan
Kaohsiung Port Cruise Terminal Design - RTA-OFFICE
image courtesy of architects practice
The Port and Cruise Service Center of Kaohsiung-Taiwan design – prize-winner in the “World Architecture Awards, 20+10+X, 9ª edition
Santiago Parramon’s proposal is aimed at “understanding the place” and, as a result of this understanding, providing an answer to the lack of topography in the area of the city of Kaohsiung in Taiwan, where the P&CSC is to be built.

Ching Fu Headquarters
Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners
Ching Fu HQ Building

Treasure Hill, Taipei City
Design: C-Laboratory
Treasure Hill Taipei

Taiwan Centers for Disease Control Complex : shortlisted + honor mention
Design: Studio Nicoletti Associati
Taiwan Centers for Disease Control

Taipei Performing Arts Centre – Entry
Design: Morphosis
Taipei Performing Arts Centre Morphosis

Chen House
Design: C-Laboratory
Chen House

Taipei Pop Music Center

TED Taipei


Kaohsiung is a massive port city in southern Taiwan. It’s home to many skyscrapers, such as the 248m-tall Tuntex Sky Tower, and is known for its diversity of parks. Its focal point is the Love River, with walking paths and cafes along its banks, and cruise boats navigating its waters. Shopping options range from high-end malls to the Liuhe and Ruifeng night markets.

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