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Call for entries to Taiwan project

Kaohsiung City Government is inviting international entries to a design competition for the US$137million Maritime Cultural & Popular Music Center project, set to turn the Taiwanese city into a maritime capital.

On an 11.89 hectare site the project calls for designs which integrate local features of the site on the Love Riverside and produce a landmark building for the area. The center will comprise of a large exhibit & performance area, some small exhibit & performance areas, an outdoor exhibit & performance area, a pop music exhibit area, a maritime cultural exhibit center, a ferry terminal & passenger service center, a pop music industry center (incubation center), a music art & maritime technology commercial area, scenic landmark, and administration area.

Aside from having the functions of pop music exhibition and performance, it should also possess the functions of close linkage with the industrial chain and talent cultivation for the pop music industry for the purpose of creating and shaping the blue ocean of aesthetics economy and pop industry of southern Taiwan.

The service fee for the project is approximately US$13million. Joint or individual tenders will be accepted.

For further information please visit www.KPop.com.tw

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