Multi-Functional Auditorium, National Central University

PrizeShortlist in Build (architecture)
CompanyJJP Architects and Planners
ArtistJoshua Pan
Design TeamChung-Tsai Huang, Mitcheal Huang, Ady Tsai,Pen Lee, Hsiao-Mei Shih, Judy Yang,We-Ker Kuo, Yen-Lin Huang, Chien-Yuan Liang, Shih-Fang Huang, Hsin-Ping Lee
CreditJay Liou

The design concept is based on the image of pine cones,which is used as inspiration for the gradual unfolding of spatial hierarchies that connote roundness and grace.The architectural expression with different textures create various acoustical reflections,which means the auditorium can be used for musical and theatrical performances,assemblies,and other activities.The stage can accommodate nearly a hundred musicians for large-scale orchestra performances.The auditorium connected through an entry plaza,foyer,art gallery,sky corridor,indoor/outdoor auditorium, to the rest of the campus beyond.

JJP is an architectural and planning firm dedicated to providing creative solutions for the built environment.Founded in 1981, the firm is based in Taipei,Taiwan with offices in Shanghai, Xiamen and Beijing.The firm combines talented design capability and diversified technical experience into a comprehensive,world-class service package for clients in Taiwan and around the globe.The firm has demonstrated the highest levels of professional expertise, especially in large complex projects.Such accomplishment is also affirmed by the numerous awards for design excellence that the firm has received.