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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

Kaohsiung Port Station Urban Design in Kaohsiung, Taiwan by Maxthreads Architectural Design and Visuals

May 18th, 2011 by Sumit Singhal

The proposal is seeking opportunities of historical train track pattern as the starting planning base. A leaf like spin channels through the site, which gives a distinctive identity of its urban planning system. The proposal also exemplifies some essential aspects of sustainable urban planning. This includes an integrated mix use community that encompasses living, working and leisure within a compact city form and is complemented with a balance of civic and natural spaces.

Aerial View

  • Architect: Maxthreads Architectural Design and Visuals
  • The project proposal title: Infiltrated Cultural and Ecological Urbanism
  • Location: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Host of the competition: Urban Development Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government, Chinese Institute of Interior and Architectural Design
  • The design proposal for: Kaohsiung Port Station Urban Design competition final stage imagery.
  • Design Brief: Kaohsiung existing city plan is an infrastructure- led gridded planning. And the resulting cohesive network of road system and block green spaces. Kaohsiung port station/ The railway site lies on the edge of the Kaohsiung city, alone the Wan shu mountain.
  • Software used: 3ds max and vray

Further, the development is inspired by the culturally and biologically responsive between the new city urban fabric and existing old town Yen Chan district. The guiding principle of the master plan proposal is to inspire a meaningful sense of community and a shared commitment for social and environmental responsibility. The proposal also introduces a series of urban agriculture farming and historically integrated parks. The strategy is to infiltrate and to conceal the community and biological diversity from the nearby Wan Shu mountain. It also reflects the historical transformation of Kaohsiung city from industrial city to a contemporary cityscape.

Exterior View


Kaohsiung Port Station Urban Design


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