C llect the Weather Museum of World Climate

Student: 楊佑賢 D9663014

Contents

Concept : lotus leaf - 1 site analysis - 7 Tectonic - 13 Plan & section - 22

Introduction

Taiwan is an island that could potentially be devastatingly affected by climate change: through rising sea-levels, increased typhoon activity , impact on fish stock andagriculture, flooding, landslides and even increased earthquake activity which have all been predicted. For this reason the government of Taiwan has decided to construct a World Climate Exhibition and Research Building to become a world leader in research, presentation and informing the public of this vital topic

Concept : Lotus

Characteristic of lotus Shape \ Round and wavy Diameter \ 25-50cm Height \ 150cm above water level Growth conditions \ 7-8 hours of sunlight 22-35 c

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Lotus effect Means the surface of leaf has super-hydrophobic and selfcleaning . So when droplet fall on the leaf they can take dirt away . And this is why the leaf could collect water.

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Main concept Because of the out-ring of lotus leaf is wavy, this could gain more surface and to collect more water than the flat does.

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in grasshopper

Basic rule : Set several curves and loft them!

There are three element that I can control curves : 1 . Amplitude 2. Frequency 3. Length In grasshopper I try to use components to change curveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s amplitude to create variable surface. First I use SIN , COS and TAN to create curveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s.

Though sin, cos, tan is a mathematic way to control amplitude, but the changes still a little hard to control also changes seems too similar.

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Too solve the problem I use two attract point too control the curve, so I could adjust amplitudeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s volume. If the curves close to the attract point the amplitude will be lower, on the contrast it will be higher.

Attract point Attract point

In grasshopper, I can also change the volume that how attract point could effect on the curve.

Attract point component diamgram 6

Taichung port interchange

site analysis

site

Tung hai university

Feng chia university

Taichun indusrty

Site

After seeing the whole area , i choose the site ( From Chaoma Rd. to Anhe Rd. ) because it has a river with interesting pattern . The government also want to develop this area to an landscape and ecological corridor recreation area . And maybe we can combine the museum with local community to develop tourism industry .

taichung train station

taichung Hsr station

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Zoning

Agriculture Residential

Ecology and landscape zone West - east Axis Of the visual landscape South-north axis Of the visual landscape River branches

Existing building

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Existing zoning

River sections

Industry Residential Agriculture Education

Even though most of this area should be agriculture zone, but in fact there are many places are factories. So I choose the factories area as my museum site. 10

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Riverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s section diagram This area is a plain, but look closely to the landscape itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s have interesting pattern in section, many areas of landscape goes ups and downs because of the farmland, canals, river or road.

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The site

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80m The site is near the main road also the bus station. I choose the site which have more factory then farmland , to reduce the pollution here.

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Roof

catch sunlight Collect water

Tectonic Filter

Ground

Tectonic system Bright

Shade

Dark

Roof The tectonic system can create different types of indoor conditions. Here I can adjust the roofâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s surface to create the certain level of brightness, and the floor I can control the size of the pond to create certain level of humidity.

Floor

Pond

Dry

Tectonic system diagram

Humid

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Single unit analysis Attract point curve 1

150 , 200

curve 2

119,116

curve 3

200,32

curve 4

201,152

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march

may

august

november

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Program analysis Public Areas Entrance & Reception Cloakroom Bookshop Cinema / Lecture Theatre Classrooms / Workshops CafĂŠ Kitchen & Storage Toliets

350 100 150 400 100 200 70 100

Light Bright

Dark

Exhibition Spaces 10 - 12 individual spaces

Exhibition Support Workshops Storage Deliveries

Humidity

4500 Dry

Humid

650 500 100

Research Library & Archive Laboratories

600 200

Administration Offices

Mechanical

300 150

Define all the programmeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s conditions like - brightness and humidity, then classified in different volume. 16

Temperature Cold

Humidity Hot

Dry

Humid

Precambrian Cambrian : Warm but still with glaciation

Triassic :Generally it was hot and dry. Highly seasonal and strong rain. Polar region was warm and moist.

Ordovician : From hot ( Due to high level of CO2 ) to cool.

Jurassic : Warm without glaciation. Moist.

Silurian : Stable warm temperature ( Greenhouse ). Ending the previous pattern of erratic climatic fluctuations. Plant on the land.

Cretaceous : After berriasian temperature increase again ( Due to volcano produce a lot of CO2 ). Gentle temperature gradient from equator to poles weaker global winds. Warm . Sea level change a lot.

Devonian : Was a relatively warm period, and probably lack of glaciers. Tertiary : Slowly cooled. Carboniferous : From warm to cool. Also very dry. Pleistocene : Cold . Human appeared. Interglacial. Fermian : Become warmer and dry. In the late permian the temperature was cycled between warm and cool.

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10 Exhibition space 1.Cambrian 2.Ordovician 3.Silurian 4.Fermian 5.Triassic 6.Jurassic 7.Cretaceous 8.Tertiary 9.Pleistocene

Light Bright

Dark Based on the previous research about different era of whether condition to define each of exhibitionsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; condition.

Humidity Dry

Humid

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Different types of tectonic Floor humid

dry

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3 Roof dark

bright

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2 Classify all different types of tectonic system by the condition it create. Then combine it into the program.

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Programms Public space entrance & reception

cinema

exhibition space

kitchen & Storage

bookshop

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CAFe

cloakroom

classroom

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toilet

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exhibition support Workshops

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storage

administration

research library & Archive

deliveries

laboratories

office

mechanical Some of the program need more humidity to make people feel much cooler or depends on the accessible, so I can add the tectonic system on the floor to change the landscape and create a pond in the building. 20

Program layout concept

site section diagram

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Transform

Original landscape contour map

Brightness contour map

Into grid system ( Roof )

Put programs

Humidity in the grid system

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Plan & Section

Site Plan

1.Entrance & Reception 2.Cloakroom 3.bookstore 4.Cafe 5.Kitchen & Storage 6.Toilet 7.Office 8.Archive 9.Labs 10.Workshop 11.Deliveries 12.Parking 13.Mechenical 14.Storage 15.Library 16.Classroom & Workshop 17.Cinema

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Perspective

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Exhibition interior

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4 grade fist version

just a preview