Archinect - News 2014-04-24T10:46:57-04:00 KAMJZ’s Maritime & Bike Terminal entry for Kinmen Passenger Service Center competition Justine Testado 2014-01-30T15:30:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:16:31-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="274" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As a follow up to our latest update on the Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center International Competition&rlm;&lrm; in Kinmen, Taiwan, KAMJZ from Poland shared with us their "Maritime &amp; Bike Terminal" entry. The team's proposal changes up the port terminal structure into a hybrid complex that links water system transportation and good ol' biking.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Find more details on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Five firms advance in Taiwan’s Kinmen Passenger Service Terminal competition Justine Testado 2014-01-29T20:01:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:17:20-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="388" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Five firms -- which include some notable names -- are still in the running for the Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center International Competition&rlm;&lrm;. Hosted by Taiwan's Kinmen County Government, the winner will be master architect of a two-phase project that consists of a new multi-functional terminal facility and expansion for the Port of Kinmen.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The Stage II finalists are:</p><ul><li>Josep Mias Gifre (Spain)</li><li>Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects / Lorcan O'Herlihy (USA)</li><li>Junya Ishigami + Associates (Japan)</li><li>Tom Wiscombe Architecture, Inc. / Thomas W. Wiscombe (USA)</li><li>Miralles Tagliabue EMBT SLP / Benedetta Tagliabue (Spain)</li></ul><p>Following the Stage II submissions deadline and jury evaluations, the winning results are expected to be announced this April.</p> SOM-designed Mumbai Airport Terminal 2 celebrates its inauguration Justine Testado 2014-01-13T18:34:00-05:00 >2014-01-14T00:39:37-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The Chhatrapatri Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 designed by <a href="http://WWW.SOM.COM" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Skidmore, Owings, &amp; Merrill</a> celebrated its opening late last week in Mumbai. India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, along with visiting dignitaries and representatives from the developer GVK, inaugurated the new terminal. The structure's design combines domestic and international services, reduces passenger walking distances, and adds 4.4 million square feet to accommodate the airport's 40 million passengers a year.<br><br> Here's some more details on the project:<br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> "Inspired by the form of traditional Indian pavilions, the four-story terminal stacks a grand "headhouse," or central processing podium, on top of highly adaptable and modular concourses below. Rather than compartmentalizing terminal functions, three symmetrical concourses radiate outwards from a central processing core and are therefore easily reconfigured to "swing" between serving domestic flights or international flights.<br><br> All international and domestic ...</p> Kaohsiung Port Terminal by Reiser + Umemoto in more detail Justine Testado 2013-12-07T02:44:00-05:00 >2013-12-13T14:15:43-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In our last update, Reiser + Umemoto celebrated the groundbreaking of the Kaohsiung Port Terminal in Kaohsiung, Taiwan this past November. Although there aren't any construction photos in the meantime, you can get a better look of the yet-to-be-built terminal with plenty of awesome images we recently received from the firm.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> For more, head over to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of Reiser + Umemoto.</em></p> Neil M. Denari Architects Wins New Keelung Harbor Service Building Alexander Walter 2012-09-17T20:11:00-04:00 >2012-09-19T20:10:28-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="586" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The entry by LA-based Neil M. Denari Architects has won the First Prize in the international competition for the New Harbor Service Building in Keelung, Taiwan.</p></em><br /><br /><p> UPDATE: more detailed information about this project can be seen here:<br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>ShowCase: New Keelung Harbor Service Building</strong></a></p> Liantang / Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Passenger Terminal Proposal by WAU Design Alexander Walter 2012-04-09T14:54:00-04:00 >2012-04-09T15:00:35-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Shenzhen-based firm WAU Design has shared with us their proposal "Twisted Link" that recently won the team a Commendation in the Design Ideas Competition for Liantang / Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Passenger Terminal Building, a new structure between the New Territories of Hong Kong and Luohu in Shenzhen, China.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>