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Designs of the Year 2013
The Designs of the Year awards, ‘The Oscars of the design world' showcases the most innova
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On view at Somerset House from 2 May to 30 June 2013
This new installation in the Contemporary Galleries on the second floor features art from
Taipei Pop Music Center breaks ground
Today a groundbreaking ceremony will be held for the Taipei Pop Music Center (TPMC), marking the beginning of construction of the immense music venue. Commissioned by the Public Works and Cultural Affairs Department of the Taipei City Government and designed by Reiser + Umemoto, RUR Architecture PC with local architects Fei and Cheng, the building is due to complete in 2015.
Located on the outskirts of Taipei, the TPMC encompasses a series of mixed-use volumes connected with interlocking bridges and public spaces for the enjoyment of Taiwanese pop music with a design ‘that reflects and supports the evolving culture of pop’.
The architects have created a form that retains its artificiality, integrated into the city fabric yet remaining architecturally distinct. Defined by three key volumes - the Main Hall, Hall of Fame and the Industry Shell - the TPMC is connected by an el