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media tor inter face

2009 - 2016

portfolio


Architect as a

MEDIATOR Architecture as an

INTERFACE


My exploration in architecture started right here in my country of Taiwan. Growing up on this beautiful island, I have come to marvel at its architectural complexities – a result of its recurring and devastating natural cataclysms. I have experienced the great destruction caused by earthquakes and typhoons, seen the countless temporary shelters for victims, and witnessed the constant rebuilding. It is this constant stream of unforgettable scenes of dilapidation and suffering that sparked my interest in exploring the relationship between architecture, extreme environments of both natural and political causes, and its refugees. I have always seen the architect as the "mediator" between human and nature – the person who use architecture as the "interface” to create gentle and smooth connections between the two extraordinarily different substrates. I have been searching for how best to reconcile this complex intersection by working on various projects that shown in this portfolio. While natural disasters and man-made destructions are neither

Fire in all of the Pacific Ocean, yet it is my country’s unfortunate location that inspired and cultivated my architectural adventures. I am determined to give back to this island and its people, as well as to the countless others who need a better mediator and an interface with their environment, whether natural or man-made.


URBAN / CITY 2015 p01 - p16 War X Wall X Water

hybrid / mixed use 2013 p17 - p28 Prime House

single house 2013 p29 - p40 100 Kinds of Life

installation 2014 p41 - p56 Pop-up Cacti Workstation

APPENDIX Workshop / Publication Photograph


YEAR 5, THESIS DESIGN PROJECT

PRoject 001 +

War X Wall X Water Reconstruct the Daily Life of Refugees in the Middle East

2015 / INDIVIdUAL WORK

Instructor / Kwang-Tyng Wu

War is the most serious reason of causing

countless landmines. It only costs 2$ to

the damage to both artificial and natural landscape nowadays. War is the contention of petroleum, water, religion and political

landmines only in Iraq. In high condensation

power. Death and flee became the Middle

area, there’s one man gets killed or loses

East people’s daily life. I think, war is all about absence. up all the landmines in Iraq. After the war, countless water resources were polluted by petroleum, the sky was covered by massive black smoke from burning oil

which contains the essential factors and elements of the war in the Middle East, tried to reveal the damage and changes of

barrels of oil were poured into the Persian

landscape caused by war. I also mapped out

Gulf in only one Gulf war, which equals to

the location of these issues, which shows

the amount of Taiwan's usage in a month.

that all these incidents happened linearly as a series on plane.

Within the march of troops, lands were Intro Video

continuously tattered and duplicated by


YEAR 5, THESIS DESIGN PROJECT

Dialy Life / Cities

Refinery / Oil Field / Farmland

30°E

River / Transportation

Ocean

45°E

37.5°E

52.5°E

[ LONGITUDE ]

37.5°N

TURKMENISTAN

TURKEY

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RIVER TIGRIS CYPRUS

SYRIA #003

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

LEBANON

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United Arab Emirates 30°E

52.5°E

Mountain

Land

Landmine

ISIS Control

M.E. Warfield

Oil Pipeline

Oil Field

Water

Airstrike / ISIS

Airport

ISIS Support

Attacking Route

Oil Refinery

Existed Camp

ANALYSIS OF WARS IN the MIDDLE EAST


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the death of animals and plants, because they broke the connections between human and nature, blocked the sun light, and the temperature became lower than usual; the living environment was also separated due to these landmines.


YEAR 5, THESIS DESIGN PROJECT

PRICE OF ESSENTIAL SUPPLIES

DESIGN CRITERIA - the length of time the camp is expected to be occupied > population - replacement place, tatic, solution - elevation, soil type, availability of land, topography - accessibility, environmental hazards, land right - potable and non-potable water, cultural demands

FIREBREAK 50 meters with no buildings /

SHELTER TYPES

Blanket 7$ / 1 piece

Cereal 160$ / mt

Cook oil 800$ / mt

Sugar 600$ / mt

Salt 300$ / mt

Kitchen set 20$ / set

A

Clothing 20$ / set

Oil Field

tents around

M 4 4M

Canvas tent

Most of the shelters are family size ( 4 people ), with heavy canvas, fly sheet and ground sheet

CENTRALIZED SERVICES

Ground troops light up oil fields and put landmines around them before they leave the battle zone in case the winning alliance couldn’t get the petrolium easily

2.236 M

WAREHOUSE Storage room / warehouse > administrative office / security reasons

MAIN ENTRANCE / CHECK POINT

2.236 M

6. 3

M

2.7 M

3.3 M

3.3 M

Prefabricated shelter

Fish / Meat 1500$ / mt

MINIMUM LIVING SPACE 3.5 square meter / person

Firefighters need to clean up all the mines first then use original oil pipe to get water from sea to put out the oil field’s fire

FLOODED / MUDDY AREAS Drainage design / Site consideration /

i

Environmental hazards

Likely to be centralized /

D

- Administrative office

Main Bypass Route

- Health care, feeding programs, water supply - Religious centers - Medical facilities Likely to be decenteralized / - Bathing and washing areas - Schools 15 - 20 ft.

GARBAGE

Ideal height of watertap is 15 - 20 ft

Garbage, includes food scarps, food packing, and paper wastes. These wastes should be

Minimum water demands of 15 - 20L day / person

collected daily and send to a sanitary landfill

35.540181, 43.219027 - 35.339500, 43.380437

- Warehouse and storage

Humanitarian supplies X Oil X Materials X Goods 4 Lanes / 2 way

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Most of the farmlan raw water resource In time of war, milita under the farmland serious problem to f

COMMUNITY / VILLAGE 1 water tap for every 200 - 250 people / 50 - 60 tents

Organized into small communities /

If a source of water is within reasonable distance, a temporary

villages of around 200 people

pipeline can be constructed, or can use truck to deliver

Communities than tied up into sectors

Possible raw water resource /

REFUGEE CAMP LAYOUT

- Rivers, streams, lakes, springs, irrigation canals - Groundwater

L : ANALYSIS OF REFUGEE CAMP R: SITE ANALYSIS

MAIN CIRCULATION FOR VEHICLE

G Main Oil Pipe

Oil field X Refinery X Sea wate


Existed Refugee Camp Makhmour refugee camp is located here

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River Bank X Coastline X Beach Once the military suffer a defeat, they pour petrolium into the river / sea, which cause serious environmental impact During the Gulf War, more than 1,500,000 tons of oil was poured into Persian Gulf

WATER SUPPLY

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LIGHT AND power SUPPLY

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18%

Landmine Area

[ Dijla ] Tigris River

Land mines exist from 5mm - 15m under the ground level. It becomes the obstacle of argriculture, also divides people’s living space

LATRINES

REFUGEES BY AGE

THE ABSENCE OF DAILY LIFE

E

These absence caused by war not only appeared

Oil Refinery Waste warm water X Refugee camp

physically, but also mentally to those refugees. In order to escape from war zones, most of the refugees- without distinction of sex and age, could

egion

hundreds of kilometers to the refugee camps.

nd is located near the e, like river, stream or lake. ary put countless landmines d, which become the most farmers

refugee camp. It abruptly shows up on the land, has no context to refugees’ original living space. I think living in refugee camp is an acute lost of the sense

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of distance and space which are established between 0

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coordinates. This kind of break led to the absence of

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“daily life”, which is the simple and the only thing refugees eager to have.


YEAR 5, THESIS DESIGN PROJECT

REFUGEE X CAMP proper water resource, foods, and heating system. Many refugees suffered or even died in freezing winter.

PROCESS 0

PROCESS 1

PROCESS 2

PROCESS 3

I started to intervene the camp by bringing waste package I designed, refugees could easily set up a simple heating system by themselves. At the same time I deployed a rammed earth wall to establish a reference point in camp.

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Site analysis : REFUGEE CAMP NEAR RIVER tigris, IRAQ / 36"3'15.14"N 43"17'58.01"E


TIME TABLE X PROCESS OF THE PROJECT STAGE 1

01

| SCORCHED EARTH |

WATER

Ocean / River / Lake

02

Military pour petroleum into ocean, river or lake in order to prevent enemies from getting resources.

STAGE 2 | MAIN TUBE SET UP |

REFUGEE CAMP

Tent / Latrine / Water Point

Samphire seeds are included in the airdrop package, it will grow in water intervener and provide vegetable for refugees,

e

| ELECTRICITY | | WATER SYSTEM | With the construction of the wall and other facilities by the main tube, including water collectors under steel pole, refugees will have enough water to use.

Life cycle 3 months / harvest

03

Refugees/NGOs/UNHCR Construction Specialists/Refinery Staff

Military put countless land mines everywhere under farmlands, where troops most likely walk by. At the same time it’s close to people’s living spaces, caused serious dangerous to farmers and people.

Airdrop Packages / Supplies

| WITHDRAW OF THE CAMP | After war, most of the refugees will go back to their own cities, all the temporary facilities in camp will be removed, only the infrastructures underground remain.

| TRAINING & SWEEPING | volunteer refugees start to be trained as a landmine sweeper at the training station and start to clear the landmines around their living space. Other re fugees can start to grow crops on the clear farmland.

[ Honeycomb ]

| PREPARATION | All the water facilities will remain underground, once the war begin again, refugees can come back to the camp site, rebuild it in a quick and proper way.

AFTER 2 YEARS

2 YEARS Refugees/NGOs/UNHCR

| FOOD SUPPLY | | SWEEPING |

[ Suspension Bracket ]

[ Flexible Tube ]

Normally the biologic chain with plants and animals will

10

F

15cm

| WASTE SOIL |

| LANDMINE FROM 15MM - 5M |

With the elements inside the package, refugees can easily set up a simple water heating system in the camps.

RESTORATION | rebuild in 5 - 10 years.

| WASTE SOIL |

| HEATING SYSTEM BUILD UP |

a

| ECOLOGICAL

It takes 6 - 48 months to purify the polluted water. Specific bacteria insides the bomb will gradually resolve floating oil.

1-6 MONTHS AFTER THE AIRDROP

AFTER THE CONFLICT

Farmland / Living Space

After unpacking the airdrop package, water intervener can be assembled into water filter. Refugees only have to release them to the nearby polluted water resources.

d

| SAMPHIRE PLANTING |

Refugees/NGOs/UNHCR/US Military

LANDMINE

| WATER INTERVENER |

c

After refugees arrive camp, they start to build up their own tents, latrines, water points and other public facilities.

STAGE 4

| PURIFYING |

B

In order to reuse the waste warm water from re finery nearby, the main tubes has to be set up by specialists and NGOs.

| CAMP SET UP |

STAGE 3

| WATER COLLECTOR | | AGRICULTURE |

With the processure of swee ping landmines, more farm lands can be used properly, people will have enough food supply,

After sweeping all the landmines under the farmlands, water inter vener will be reused as rain water collector under the lands.

04

WALL

Warm Water / Public Facility

| BEFORE THE WALL | The camp does not have a reference point for refugees to locate their place, it’s a place with no sence of place.

AIRDROP PACKAGE

A

WITH SOLAR BOLLOON & WATER INTERVNER

D

ASSEMBLE WITH STEEL POLE AND CONTAINER

WATER COLLECTOR

| BEGINNING | Refugees use pallets and soil to build up the rammed earth wall, the soil are the waste soil dig out during the construction of the camp.

| DECLINATION |

| VANISH |

The wall start to decline after a reasonable period, there are plants growing on it, and the memory of refugees who build this wall.

The wall will eventually vanish, left no thing on the camp site, only the infra structure underground.

WATER INTERVENER

B

PURIFY POLLUTED WATER

E

ASSEMBLED BY 2 PARACHUTE

SOLAR BALLOON

C

F

SAMPHIRE GROW IN SALTY WATER / VEGETABLE

WATER INTERVENER PURIFY / FOOD SUPPLY


YEAR 5, THESIS DESIGN PROJECT

1

HOSPITAL

3

BIRTH & REBIRTH PHYSICAL SUPPORT 2

ENTRANCE TO PRAY AREA

5

PATH / NODE PRIVATE

DAILY PRAY (OUTSIDE)

4

WALL X SPIRITUAL PRAY / CARRIER

MOSQUE FOR SUNNI / SHIA TIME / RouTINE / DAILY AMALGAMATION PRIVATE

BATHING X LAUNDRY

6

WUDU POOL

BA

7

TIME / RouTINE / DAILY mental support private / public

FO TI PU

FOOD PREPARING TIME / ROUTINE /REGULAR PUBLIC / PRIVATE

5 1

2

3

4

7

6

TOILET / HAND WASHING FLOOD STORAGE POOL

PUBLIC KITCHEN MEN SHOWER / LAUDRY / FOOD PREPARING

PRAY

WOMEN SHOWER / LAUDRY / FOOD PREPARING

INPATIENT AREA

BABY CARE / ICU OFFICE

MOSQUE / SHIA

HOSPITAL PUBLIC KITCHEN UP : SECTION X CONCEPT COLLAGE DOWN : LAYOUT X WALL X PROGRAM

WOMEN SHOWER / LAUDRY / FOOD PREPARING PUBLIC KITCHEN

PUBLIC KITCHEN

WA IN A M TER FIL

MEN SHOWER / LAUDRY / FOOD PREPARING

MOSQUE / SUNNI

FLOOD STORAGE POOL WAREHOUSE FOR HOSPITAL

PI

TER

WATER SUPPLY


ATHING X LAUNDRY

OOD PREPARING IME / ROUTINE /REGULAR UBLIC / PRIVATE

8

SUPPLEMENT STATION WAREHOUSE PHYSICAL SUPPORT SOCIAL SPACE / NODE

9

PARKING LOT

REGISTRATION CENTER

11

MACHINE / HUMAN SUPPORT FROM OUTSIDE 10

CHECKPOINT SELF-INDENFICATION CODING / COORDINATE

TEMPORARY TENT BOUNDARYLESS PHYSICAL / MENTAL SHELTER

8

IPE

/

9

10

TEMPORARY SCHOOL / OCCUPATION TRAINING

11

TEMPORARY TENT

WC

SUPPLEMENT CETER

PARKING

REGISTRATION CENTER


YEAR 5, THESIS DESIGN PROJECT

WATER SYSTEM X EXPLOSION DRAWING

SUB WATER PIPE | PROVIDE HEAT FROM REFINERY |

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SUB WATER PIPE | PROVIDE HEAT FROM REFINERY |

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WATER COLLECTOR | FARMLAND |

polluted water | sea / river |

farmland x potential landmine area

SITE PLAN +0

rammed earth wall

WATER PURIFIER | POLLUTED WATER |

POT E FAR NTIAL MLA L ND ANDMI N

EA

REA

/ MAI N OF T ENTR HE C ANCE AMP


ter c ll h diff ector erent layer s

RAIN WATER COLLECTOR | THE WATER INTERVENER CAN BE PUT AT THE TOP OF THE POLE, IN ORDER TO PURIFY RAIN WATER |

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RAIN WATER STORAGE | UNDERGROUND / CONNECT WITH STEEL POLE |

R

PIPE IN THE WALL | BATH X LAUNDRY X FOOD PREPARING |

WALL X PUBLIC PROGRAM | RAMMED EARTH WALL |

water refill

I IFIE E I PUR P TY TER WA

water refill

er co ntain e

STEEL POLE | 3 DIFFERENT HEIGHT : 240CM / 180CM / 75CM |

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WA

TER

POI

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LATRINE / HAND WASHING | REFILL BY WATER TRUCK | PUBLIC TENT | KITCHEN / MEDICAL SUPPORT | | CIVIL SECURE SPOT |

REFUGEE TENT | pRIVATE TENT : 4X3 SQUARE METER | | 4 PEOPLE / TENT |


YEAR 5, THESIS DESIGN PROJECT

airdrop package

PARACHUTE X SOLAR BALLOON

heating ins

fly

SAFETY STRAP SIDE SLING

tent 3x4 square meter

ply wood

honeycomb stack

screw & nut Weight for thread WATER FILTER BUTTOM STABILIZER

FLEXIBLE TUBE

SOIL / WATER CONTAINER

WATER INTERVENER BOMB

cotton thread

FLEXIBLE TUBE

120

cm

O-TYPE HONEYCOMB

120

all included in airdrop package : 4 sets / per package

cap

CLEVIS

SUSPENSION BRACKET

SIDE MEMBER OF WATER INTERVENER BOMB SUSPENSION LINK ASSEMBLY

CENTRAL MEMBER OF WATER INTERVENER BOMB BUTTOM RUBBER CUSION


stallation manual

air level / samphire

cap h=39mm

150c

m

waste soil / material of wall

0cm

detail of water intervener

water / soil / plant container h=210mm air space / floating h=109mm thickness : 10.2cm cotton thread AIRDROP PLATFORM

cap height +382mm

screw thread h=21mm

oil level +150-300mm water level +0 screw x3 i=30mm r=150mm filter x2 h=181mm r=310mm water & oil exchange hole

HONEYCOMB SLICE

side member

HONEYCOMB STACK PLYWOOD BOARD 150

tent site cm

buttom stabilizer

sub water pipe / built up by unhcr / ngoS EXPERTS weight h =42mm lead weight=50g WARM WATER FROM REFINERY COLD WATERAFTER USE 15-20cm wide drainage | waste soil |

buttom of water intervener -1357


YEAR 5, THESIS DESIGN PROJECT

the end and the begining The wall would be built up by all refugees, and its materials are the reuse soil from the camp and the

but wars are not predictable. All the temporary

pallets from supplement cargos. The airdrop package

shelters would be removed after refugees leave, but

has a water intervener which can purify and collect

the infrastructures I set up will stay underground.

water, as well as materials for refugees to build up the

People can easily build up a proper refugee camp in

heating system and other packing materials that can

the future when there are other wars happen.

be used as solar balloon and honeycomb furniture. The rammed earth wall will gradually collapse, within What I was trying to do is to establish the daily life in refugee camp in post-war period through those designs.

three different stage, and leave nothing at the end.


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

PRoject 002 +

2013 / INDIVIdUAL WORK

Prime House

Housing is a serious social issue in Taiwan.

of space demand. They require spaces for

Especially in the capital Taipei, the lengthy

their friends or parents who visit them

urban renewal process is the essential

temporarily, extra spaces as the personal

reason which led to the result of both the

working studio, or an extra room for their future family members. On the other hand,

usage. With the development of Taipei,

they can release those spaces when they do

there are many immense, antiquated

not need them. Therefore, flexible housing units with the modularize building system

for the industrial purpose. They are mostly

are crucial in this project.

abandoned and need to be replaced or renewed. This project aimed to provide an

In mathematic definition, "Prime" is the number that is abnormal, unusually appears,

company office building as a new social

and can only be divided evenly by 1 and

housing. as the unique space that can be temporarily The middle-class people are the main users

used for the private purpose, or release as

of social housing. They are mainly composed

the public open space. In other words, this social housing is adaptable, can be easily

yr. One of the main characteristics of the

enlarged or reduced according to different

middle-class user is the continuing change

space requirement.


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

FROM SOLID TO POROUS : The ANTIQUATED GRID STRUCTURE AS A NEW living storage The colossal building of Tatung company is an opaque container that only employees knew its content inside. This massive building not only forms a considerable shadow area during the daytime but became an obstacle to the the Taipei city.

units are located on the south side of the building. It is a porous, permeable volume that allows sunlight and wind collecting both the youth, middle-class generation and the memory segments of the residents.

original building / opague container

urban sponge x middle class x memory collector


mk1

SITE

ALY.7, SHUANGCHENG ST. MRT

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line

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Mrt line 4 ug road

m2

FAYA ART GALLERY

MRT LINE 2 OVERGROUND

o1

o2

o3

hb

hs

p1

h1

mk1

tatung factory 1

tatung factory 2

10 floor office

12 floor office

9 floor office

huaguo hotel

Taipei city hospital

chingguang park

CHungshan housing

CHINGGUANG MARKET

chungshan school SHUANG CHENG MARKET

g1

ES

f2

mk2

f1

es

p1

h1

mk1

g1

m2

hs re et Fu sh un St

Shuangcheng Street sec.3, Chengde Road

taipei fine art museum

Nong'an Street

hb 03 mk2

02 TS o1 f1 f2

units blending insertion of modularize units division of 3 main segments program & component removal ORIGINAL BUILDING

2025 2000 1975 1950 1925 1900

Minquan East Road


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

c2

A2

d

e2

d vertical core

atrium

b2 atrium

unused area preparation for future enlargement

5th floor unused area

F public area movie, symposium

4th floor

public ar unused area

public area chatting, reading

unused area

c1

A1

F

e1

b1

botanic gard vegetable pl gig / party outdoor acti


HOUSING COMBINATION PUBLIC AREA

whether they want to obtain the access of the prime space or release it as the part of the public space or the setback on the facade. Every two units can be combined into a medium

All the units of this social housing can only be rented instead of bought, residents pay the

g space temporarily enlarge their space while their parents visit them, or after they have children. On the other hand, they can release part of the unnecessary spaces after their

ELEVATOR

children grow up and leave the house.

+ main space

prime space

housing unit Interior

g

COMBINATION

rea

den/ lanting/

ivities

PUBLIC BOTANIC GARDEN

EXPLOSION


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

A

TYPE a UNIT FLOORS : 2 area : 10.96 square meter user : 1-2 person

D

TYPE D U

b

FLOORS : 1 area : 12.3 user : 1-2

TYPE b UNIT FLOORS : 2 area : 11.86 square meter user : 1-2 person

c

e TYPE c UNIT

TYPE E U

FLOORS : 2 area : 12.28 square meter user : 1-2 person

FLOORS : 2 area : 12.6 user : 1-2


F

UNIT

TYPE F UNIT

36 square meter person

FLOORS : 1 area : 11.23 square meter user : 2-4 person

g

UNIT

TYPE G UNIT

61 square meter person

FLOORS : 1 area : 12.71 square meter user : 2-4 person LAYOUT SCALE 0 2

4

6

8 M


public area

public

+1195

SEMI-PUBLIC

fourth FLOOR

residence

fifth FLOOR +1555

residence residence residence residence

SEMI-PUBLIC

residence

+2995

private

ninth FLOOR

residence

residence residence

+3355

public area

tenth FLOOR

public

+3715

SEMIPUBLIC

eleventh FLOOR

residence

+4765

private

fourteenth FLOOR

public

residence

public area

MAIN VERTICAL STAIRS

SEMI-PUBLIC

public area

ORIGINAL STAIRS

public area

ORIGINAL STAIRS

SEMI-PUBLIC

YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

SECOND FLOOR

public

residence VERTICAL STAIRS

public area

+475

ESC

GROUND FLOOR +0

/ T RE STO AIN EN M

CE RAN

ALA

S STA TAIR / IR / G GF -

TOR

/G F

-2 F


PLAN : INDOOR X OUTDOOR / PLUBLIC

SEMI-PLUBLIC

TRANSITION

ROOF GARDEN GROUND FLOOR

2ND FLOOR

3RD FLOOR

4TH FLOOR

5TH FLOOR

MEETING / READING / entertainment / MEDIA ROOM

6TH FLOOR

7TH FLOOR

8TH FLOOR

9TH FLOOR

10TH FLOOR

INDDOR Gym / yoga room

11TH FLOOR

SPORTS FIELD BOTANIC GARDEN MEETING READING / entertainment / PICNIC BOTANIC GARDEN

RESIDENCE PLUBLIC 12TH FLOOR

13TH FLOOR

14TH FLOOR

atrium analysis / rear 4 3 2 1

front

section line

section 1

section 2

section 3

section 4

atrium analysis /

TRANSITION FLOOR

residence

COMMUNITY LIBRARY

residence (private)

RETAIL STORE

F3 2F F

urban pathway / connection / pavilion / group activity

SPORTS / gym

security check botanic (transition)

residence retail / public library piping space

public original stairs

main piping space

residence main stairs piping space escalator piping space

retail elevator vertical circulation system

pinping system


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

unit detail x installation upper floor

original / structure

+ to main piping space

ORIGINAL BEAM

optioNAL PAVEMENT

PIPING SPACE

FLOOR GIRD SYSTEM

ORIGINAL COLUMN

+

public

vertical core

+

circulation system

2

ADAPTABLE WALL SYSTEM

single unit detail

MAIN PAVEMENT

private

+

1

door/ window

atrium deployment quick release system

+

lower floor

beam’s joint

detail 1

+

pre-fabric dry wall

SIDE component CUSTOMIZE I-BEAM connection hole

piping system

! click

bottom component of the wall expansion joint

floor grid system

+

quick release system

detail 2

adaptable residence


0

2

4

6

8

10 M

0

2

4

6

8

10 M

up / 5th floor plan down / 4th floor plan


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

PRoject 003 +

2013 / collaborative WORK

100 Kinds of Life

This design-build project focuses on

ecological cycle. With the consideration of

three aspects: Frist, the on-site design-

organic farming system, limited budget and

build process which is different from the

recycled materials.

traditional execution. We camped at the site, developed and adjusted our proposal

Water buffalo in Taiwan plays an important

within the daily observation and analysis

role in the agriculture history according to

simultaneously.

their plowing ability. However, A-Fu, the water buffalo, also one of the users in this

Second, the cooperation between proprietor,

project, was sold to the slaughterhouse after

consultants, architects, and the construction financial needs of his owner. Fortunately, are made for humans, this pavilion is made for animals. We collaborated with vets to

well as the owner of the farm, brought him

acquire the essential knowledge of animals

back after negotiating with the butchery.

as well as the unique environment that is required for different species. and 3 goats that originally lived in farm and materials. We tried to put not only the

needed a pavilion to settle in, led to this

new animals and ourselves into the existing

design-build project.


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

1 / Main entrance of the farm

2

1

3 4 2 / camp site for designer

site analysis & observation of animal behavior

of crops and vegetation. The proper ecological cycle is the most crucial factor because the farm adapts organic

3 / site

farming system instead of using insecticide or chemical fertilizer. In addition, the biodiversity and the unique environmental demands of animals and plants provided a possibility for us to build up the ideal circulation system. In order to collect the complete data of the environment and the characteristic of flora and fauna, we camped at the farm for more than 3 months, followed the local farmers with their daily routine and closely observed the interaction between animals and plants.

4 / pool next to the site


Water Buffalo

goat

boar

X1 / 11Y

X3 / 4y

X2 x1 / 2y

217cm

62cm

124cm

133cm

45

103cm

76cm

FARMER’S BREAK

buffalo stay in pool

food / kg 1 2 3 4

BUFFALO MUST STAY INDOOR

00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 FARMER’S BREAKFAST HOUR

12 13 14

LUNCH HOUR

15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Time / hour DINNER HOUR

excrement

ORGANIC FARMING X CIRCULATION SYSTEM

FOOD

CALTIVATTION

FOOD

FOOD

prcipitation

FOOD FROM OUTSIDE

fertilizer

SUN

FOOD higher consumer

+ pest insect predator

Mr.chen

project

NCKU

COLABERATION

vet worker FOOD SURPLUS

fermentation


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

DIAGRAM OF VOLUME DEVELOPMENT

STAGE 0

STAGE 1

STAGE 2

STAGE 3

STAGE 4

SERVICE PATH

405

0

3450

3600

SLOPE / GRASS

3750

BUFFALO

3900

GOAT

farmland / campsite

TO POOL 0

1

2

3

4 M

MATERIALS X Tectonics materials in this project are provided by donors. The used materials include kassod wood, ply wood, pine fences. Since these materials have different structure performance, we decided to use kassod wood and

gabion walls.


A

TIN ROOF Pine wood

B

TIMBER STRUCTURE FOR goat Pine WOOD

DETAIL OF ROOF STRUCTURE pine wood pla plastic sheet c

gabion fence IRON WITH ZINC COATING cobbles Ø=40-75MM

ply wood sheet PINE Wood J

SLOPE for excrete

D

steel frame L-BEAM STEEL metal

E

service path Pine wood l-BEAM steel metal

i

soil slope soil Poa pratensis L. grass pine wood deck

h

foundation C-BEAM STEEL MEATL 80*6*5 CM 80*10*5 CM

foundation detail

f

g

ECOLOGICAL POOL

Retaining wall


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

maintenance aisle

MAIN STRUCTURE OF BUFFALO’S PAVILION

L-BEAM STEEL METAL PINE w=120mm

Kassod wood

ROOF

RAIN WATER COLLECTOR

pla corrugated sheet

pla tube Ø =60MM +2852

2405mm

scuttle

1730mm

3210mm

precip

stair deck

itatio

n

+2852

PINE W=410MM

STONE Ø =40-75mm

excrement collecting tube ORIGINAL BASE SOIL

Ø =120mm

TE XC RET E

BOAR excrete

BUFFALO EXCRETE

+362

5000psi cement t=160mm slope 5%

RETAINING WALL w=320mm

escarpment

+362

GOA

3375mm

45 DEGREE

gabion


main structure components setting

FOUNDATION x GROUND FLOOR

Rebar installation for foundation

concrete placing

roof structure

structure detail

foundation detail

steel structure of gabion


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

supervision / technique teaching

people

PROFESSOR HSUEH

PROPRIETOR

construction supervisor

delegation

vet

w

food collecting / preparation

Na

discussion proposal / discussion dec. 3, 2012

site camping

dec. 17

time

site analysis design development

dec. 22

material testing full scale mock-up

stage component

goat fence a

maintainance pavement pine wood 872*120 mm

l-beam fra

premix concrete

stage 2

structure 03

kassod wood 1134*140 mm

kassod wood / c-shape steel

pine wood / threaded rod

goat fence b

slope steps

structure 02

pine wood 1998*90 mm

pine wood

pine wood / threaded rod

buffalo entrance

kassod wood 2241*140 mm

st

path stru

structure 01

pine wood 2838*90 mm

jan. 0

site camping

detail design stage 1 construction tools / material preparation

stage 1

horizontal structure a

dec. 28

school

excrete collector

waste pebble backfill

excrete collector

site camping

vertical structure a

pine wood

goat entrance pine wood

foundatio c-shape beam 50*60*1525 mm

foundatio

c-shape beam 60*100*2180 mm


steelwork team

woodwork team

assistant team ncku year 2/3 STUDENT

design / construction team

design / construction team

ational cheng kung university year 4 student

Harbin Institute of Technology year 4 student

cross-school cooperation assistance / technique sharing

05, 2013

site camping

tage 2 construction

jan. 09

school

jan. 12

final review

design review

site camping

stage 3 construction

jan. 28

site camping

stage 4 construction

site camping

stage 5 construction

design adjustment gabion fence / pebble

h ucture woodwork

ame

stage 3

on 01 foundation 02 c-shape beam 60*100*2180 mm

on 02 connection l-beam

m

feb. 22

32*32*360 mm

pvc sheet

grass seed

stage 4

stage 5

threaded rod

steel frame 01 steel frame 03 threaded rod

root sheet

stainless steel 3’ / 450 mm

l-beam

3+3 mm pvc 4020*3850 mm

l-beam

stainless steel 3’ / 450 mm

steel frame 02 path frame

excrete plate fence holder

l-beam

stainless steel 2627*2840 mm

l-beam

steel

rain water collector stainless steel

fodder container stainless steel


YEAR 4, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

river tracing end

metam

CHI

N-S

chin-shui river HUi

riv

er

BIOLOGICAL INDICATOR

STORAGE TANK

S TEMPLE

h 345

0

thunder pool ph=7.5

3600

3750

3900 4050

side storage tank

a 4200

4350 4500

450 0

b

legend4650 RELATIONSHIP moving path hydro-factor ANIMAL-FACTOR PLANT-FACTOR

thermal c

moisture


soil conservation

carbon dioxide

irrigation

oxygen

+2850cm

morphsis/spawing

cabbage

two harvest a year

camp site banana tree

garlic

guava tree

SPECIFIC FOOD SUPPLY

garlic +3150cm

Sturgeon fish

famrers house

habitat 3750cm

bamboo

pollenating

papaya house BIOLOGICAL INDICATOR

pavilion excrete / fertilizer coffe maze

bathing

3300cm

surplus cleaner

rock climbing woodlot

3300cm

food supply facilities / necessity

food / product supply

market x profit

packaging


YEAR 5, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

PRoject 004 +

Pop-up Cacti Workstation

2014 / INDIVIdUAL WORK

Material & Digital Fabrication

"Every master started out as a beginner."

primary materials because of their structural features and the limited budget. In order

This project aims to develop one's interests

to achieve one-man fabrication, the desk

in becoming an individual professional through the process of design-build, the material exploration, and the digital shop not only produces cement pots with However, the production process always

my work in a well-organized procedure

requires various materials and hand tools,

with a neat working environment. The

such as mixers, foam cutters, screws and so

workstation became not only a workshop for

on to complete my works. Moreover, I found

me but an attractive showcase when I take

it difficult to find a proper place to either

part in market events. Besides, The station

produce my works or cultivate young cacti.

can be easily set up or assembled in less than an hour; it is also highly portable since all

The integration between different programs

the components were modularized-designed.

and the required mobility of the workstation are the most critical issues in this project.

* This project was exhibited in Maker Faire

I chose plywood and steel tubes as the two

Tainan, 2014


07 Socket

At least 3 sockets, for laptop, light, and blender

06 Blending Container 13 Hot bond / Silicone To seal up the mold

05 Cement powder 5000 psi

12 Soil container

08 Plastic pot

TO breed the small cacti

14 Soil / Sand / Base material

09 Cacti

04 Measuring tape 03 Scrub sponge

Use as the buttom / basic material of the cement pot

11 Foam Cutter 02 Electric drill

To fix screws or blending cement

10 Screw To ensure the mold is well fixed

01 Foam / Styrofoam

mold making / the surface of cement pot depends mostly on the material of mold

NCKU DEPT OF ARCH YEAR 5 VICTOR WU


YEAR 5, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

pop-up cacti workstation program

A c

b

e

d

F

g

H I

a / clothing hanger b / deck c / metal net hanger d / TUNGSTEN FILAMENTS LIGHT e / cacti breeding plate f / FOAM CUTTER g / BLENDING / ROTARY PLATE h / sockets i / ADJUSTABLE CUTTING TOOL j / HELMET DECK

j


YEAR 5, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

desk : ply wood x steel frame

into this desk, including one quick release foam cutter with a trimpot, one set of parallel ruler, one drawer for collecting materials that I need

WIRE HUB #001 electrode a

quick release wire HOLDER

WIRE HUB #002 electrode b

SWITCH OF THE LIGHT & FOAM CUTTER

for producing my cement pots with cacti, two storage stacks for books, helmet, and other hand and a trash collector. I used plywood as the main material due to its structural performance. Other materials I adopted are steel tubes for the desk frame and


A

FOAM CUTTER PINE WOOD / METAL / PLA b

adjustable parallel ruler Ply WOOD / PLA

c

H

socket

WIRE HUB #002 ELECTRODE b

tenon a

d

pine wood e

WIRE HUB #001 ELECTRODE a

F

height adjuster PLA

I

tenon b PLy wood

desk extend component

g

PLA J

desk frame steel x black oil paint

L

TRASH COLLECTOR M

FLUORESCENT LIGHT

K

LIGHT / FOAM CUTTER SWITCH


YEAR 5, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

tube frame : steel tube x pla component "Mobility" and "one-man fabrication" are the two primary goals of this pop-up cacti workstation. In steel tube as another main material which can be more storage spaces as well.

flange joint anchor bolt

TUNGSTEN FILAMENTS x FIXER

metal net holder quick release

cactus breeding plate pla x metal

Furthermore, steel tubes have the potential size of the spaces. The outline of the tube is also an advantage for 3D printing components to connect without any glues or screws. There is plates with tubes. This allows me to cultivate cacti and other plants at the same time.


A

METAL NET HOLDER PLA

c

FLANGE JOINT steel

b

d

TUNGSTEN FILAMENTS / FIXER

deck x holder ply wood x pla e

t-fitting steel F

90* ELBOW steel

g

cross fitting steel

H

cement blender ply wood x pla x steel

J

3/4” - 4’ FLANGE steel

I

3/4” - 2’ FLANGE height adjuster steel x pla


YEAR 5, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

pop-up cacti workstation parts list / budget

WORKSTATION Tube fram / Desk / Light / Foam cutter /Blender

387.45 usd 931.6 hOURS

3D PRINTING COMPONENT

DESK / CUTTER SET

PLA / Black & White

ply wood with CNC cutting / FOAM cutter

39.19 usd

252.9 usd

65.13 usd

3D PRINTING COMPONENT

HARDWARE

PIPE JOINT

Maker Bot Replicator Dual

Screw / Clamp / Nut

STEEL METAL / BLACK OIL PAINT

21.68 usd

24.68 usd

35 hOURS

STEEL TUBE 3/4” / Length 90mm - 813mm


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#P03 #SP2

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PLY WOOD BOARD 1200 X 2400 MM X2 1000 x 155 mm x1 200 x 650 mm x2 THICKNESS / 18 MM CNC CUTTING


YEAR 5, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

pop-up cacti workstation material list

MEASURING TAPE

X1 HOLDER A

X1 HEIGHT ADJUSTER

ELECTRIC DRILL

X4

X1 HOLDER B

X2

X2

NET HOLDER A

X1 CROSS FITTING

HOLDER

NET HOLDER B

X23 T -FITTING

HAMMER

X2

X2

X4

HOLDER

DECK HOLDER

CUTTER HOLDER

X6

X1

X1

∞ CACTI

X3 A TYPE NUT

X3

RHINOCEROS FOR MAC

X3 B TYPE NUT

MAKER BOT

X1

X1 BINDING CLAMP

X3

SOCKET

CLAMP

UPPER

X12

X1 BUTTOM

X2 TENON A

X2 TENON B

X2

X1 BULB SOCKET

ANC

BOARD

X5

X2

X6

3/4” - 2’ FLANGE

X1 TRASH COLLECTOR

PENCIL

X2 FLUORESCENT LIGHT

FLANGE JOINT

X1 END JOINT

X2 METAL NET

X2 CACTI BREEDING POT

HEIGHT ADJUSTER

X2 DESK EXTENDED COMPONENT

X1 BLENDER COMPONENT


CNC CNC EQUIPMENT

2

X30

REPLICATOR DUAL DESKTOP 3D PRINTER

X3

X1

X3

X6

X6

X3

9CM TUBE

12CM TUBE

15CM TUBE

18CM TUBE

21CM TUBE

X1

X4

X3

HEX HEAD

HOR

FOR CONCRETE

X9 TENON C

X1 TUNGSTEN FILAMENTS

X1 BLENDER

X1 BLENDER BAR

X1 CUTTER COMPONENT

X4

X6

24CM TUBE

30CM TUBE

37.3CM 42CM TUBE TUBE

X1

X4

X1

46.9CM 49.6CM 56CM TUBE TUBE TUBE

X1 9CM TUBE

X1

X1

75.8CM 78CM TUBE TUBE

X2 81.3CM TUBE


YEAR 5, option studio DESIGN PROJECT


YEAR 5, option studio DESIGN PROJECT

1

MATERIAL PREPARATION

tamping & air pocket releasing

5

SOF

sand

soil

TH IT

!

5000 psi cement

foam board

2

MOLD preparation / FOAM CUTTING WRA

curing for 48 hours

6

P!

48 hr

A

A B B

3

MOLD MAKING & SEALing

7

mold removing & POLISHING

8

CACTI PLANTING & DECORATING

ALL OSE ENCL AP! G THE

4

CEMENT MIXING

PLUG

-IN!

PLA

A A

NT

IN!


APPENDIX / workshop

appendix +005

2012 / WORKSHOP

Spectacle - Ordinary

Tribulus can attach to the cotton textile by its unique natural clasp without any glue or other chemical elements. part in the architectural exhibition of the As the project manager in this project, I was responsible for communicating and negotiate construction methods and months design-research process in Taiwan,

customs with the local English team,

we set up the construction manual and

promptly figure out alternative solutions

shipped the pre-fabricated components

in response to unpredictable situations, and contact the local material suppliers,

constructed this full-scale installation work

press, and print shops. I learned to execute a project with a local team and materials

part in the 1-month exhibition.

in an unfamiliar environment while also overcoming the language barrier. This

We used three basic materials that can

intense experience, which is analogous to

represent the feature of Taiwan's natural

project execution in disadvantaged areas,

environment and industrial capacity: the

has given me the prerequisite abilities for

bicycle wheel, tribulus: a native plant

future development.

species of Taiwan, and the cotton line.


1 2 3

4

1 / WHEEL INSTALLATION 2 / TRIBULUS 3 / TRIBULUS DRAWING i 4 / tribulus drawing ii

NOMADISM : TRIBULUS X BICYCLE WHEEL Nomadism means a group of the same species keep moving from place to place in order to look for the resources. Once they found a proper place, they will temporarily settle down, and start their trip again after the resources run out.

riverbank beach

tribulus

farmland dryland

BICYCLE WHEEL

grassland

tribulus unit

group unit

TAICHUNG CITY: the most important bicycle wheel supplier in the world

wheel unit

group unit

attachment

spread

rider x rolling x moving


APPENDIX / PUBLICATION x exhibition x photograph

02_ NCKU 103 THESIS DESIGN PROJECT review EDITOR / exhibition visual design

/ 2014

This is a collective thesis projects review publication book and exhibition, I was responsible for setting up the standard colors of the visual design and the template layout. I also had to design the cover, poster, and meeting with the printing shop. This book aims to present the domains among architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design projects. The most challenging task for me and my editor team was that we had to properly manage our time between 2 months before the final critic and publish the book 2

03_ exhibition: 2016 tectonic becoming PROJECT MANAGER & EDITOR

/ 2016

"Tectonic Becoming" is the most important architecture biennale in Taiwan. The main idea of this exhibition aims to discuss and display the relationship between architects, construction companies, and clients with 2 years. Each invited-studio is required to display both architecture drawings, photographs, full-scale models, and a detail section model. As the project manager and the editor of this project, I had to cooperate with all the participated companies as the structure, budget issue, we explored the possibility of the main frame material.


04_ photography

1

2

3

4

1 / unbalanced | Naeba, japan | 2014 2 / ABANDONed greenhouse | ice land | 2012 3 / snow fly | naebe, japan | 2013 4 / the first spring after doomsday | tainan, taiwan | 2010

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