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Taiwan Twisting Agora Tower

18 May 2013
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The Agora Tower by Vincent Callebaut Architectures, was designed for residential use in Taipei City, Taiwan. The twisting tower allows for a high-density space to exist that will also limit the ecologic footprint of the inhabitants. The aim of this building is to build a relationship with the nature.

Taiwan Twisting Agora Tower

The helicoidal towers looks like the structure of DNA, conceptually speaking to the building blocks of life. In a single level, four types of housing units are present, and in the structure as a whole there are 40 luxurious apartments as well as facilities. The act of twisting the form creates the optimization for open-air hanging gardens consisting of tall planted balconies of suspended orchards, organic vegetable gardens and medicinal greenery.

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