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Marine Gateway, Kaohsiung Taiwan


Responsibilities: Façade Design, Façade and Structural Parametric Modeling, 3D Visualization, 3D Modeling, Physical Modeling. LOCATION: Kaohsiung, Taiwan SIZE: 40,000 sq. m. DATE: 2010 The new Kaohsiung Marine Gateway Terminal designed by Asymptote is a new state of the art transportation interchange, an urban destination with both terminal and public facilities including exhibition and event spaces for the people of Kaohsiung as well as for national and international visitors. The project transforms the site from its industrial roots into a dynamic urban hub and a global gateway that bring a powerful and electric experience to the city 24 hours a day. […]

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The Circle at Zurich Airport


Responsibilities: Façade Design, Façade Parametric Modeling, 2D Detailing, 3D Visualization, 3D Modeling, Physical Modeling. LOACTION: Zurich, Switzerland SIZE: 115,000 sq. m DATE: 2009 – Ongoing   Zurich AirSpace by Asymptote integrates elegance in design with a sense of timelessness, engineered precision, housing a a wide range of programmatic functions. The basic premise of AirSpace is the interplay of a wide range of functions centered on luxury commerce, state-of-the-art medical facilities, cultural venues and higher education facilities, all in close proximity to the active hub of the Zurich Airport. Asymptote’s architectural solution proposes a three story plinth abov   e the Zurich […]

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National Sports Center


National Sports Center Beijing, China Located in the Forbidden City in Beijing a commissioned design proposal for a contemporary art exhibition venue combined with a state of the art Sports Hall. Date: 2010 Size: 2500 m2 Location: Beijing, China Architect: Asymptote Architecture Design: Hani Rashid, Lise Anne Couture Project Director: Josh Dannenberg Design Team: Brian Deluna, Danny Abalos, Oliver Dibrova, Blake Altshuler, Zach Hines, Chris Johnson, Miljan Radojevic Client: Global Cultural Asset Management Group, New York 0 likes

The Sheikh Zayed Dubai Pearl Podium Development


The Sheikh Zayed Dubai Pearl Podium Development Dubai, UAE Asymptote’s design for the Sheikh Zayed Dubai Pearl Podium Development proposes a combination of powerful architectural elements intelligently situated and efficiently planned to create a vibrant vital and significant urban, retail and cultural experience. The scheme deliberately targets the sophisticated and refined sensibilities and taste of its complex users and visitors. The Dubai Pearl Podium is designed to complement the existing tower construction with a visually compelling and harmonious composition of buildings and environs which serves as much to highlight the iconic nature of the existing construction as it does to […]

Ghent Master Plan


Urban Revitalization Master Plan and Building Complex Ghent, Belgium In the Middle Age Ghent to become one of the largest and richest cities of northern Europe. Today the waterfront areas of Ghent are places where people gather to socialize, attend festivals or simply enjoy the relaxing nature of the water that gently meanders through the city. The new SOFA master plan proposes that landscape is not implemented as a picturesque addition to the site but rather developed as a crucial element in the successful activation and experiential qualities of the project. The new landscape strategy draws inspiration from the network […]

Asymptote Architecture: Actualizations


TITLE: Asymptote Architecture: Actualizations FORMAT: Hardcover, 324 pages PUBLISHER: AADCU LANGUAGE: English ISBN-10: 7560955991 ISBN-13: 978-7560955995 DIMENSIONS: 10.5 x 8.7 x 1.3 inches Asymptote Architecture’s newest monograph, Asymptote Architecture: Actualizations follows on the heels of the completion of the widely acclaimed Yas Hotel. Actualizations features seventeen of Asymptote’s latest projects, some of which are published here for the first time. It also highlights a very important transition in Asymptote’s architectural practice, including the construction and completion of several recent and dramatic architectural projects. Actualizations is divided into five sections, or “portals,” which group the projects thematically and address specific themes that inspire the […]

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