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National Taiwan University

Toyo Ito's Tree-like Landmark University Library Building in Taipei

Photography - Ben Hosking

May, 2017

Pritzker Prize laureate, Japanese architect Toyo Ito has designed a tree-like structural columns with integrated overhead natural skylight for the new College of Social Sciences at the National Taiwan University main campus. Perfectly displaying a careful use and manipulation of light and space. Ito’s interconnected spaces ensure a smooth navigation and vital communal spaces, for a community-orientated building. In a nod to the analog form of books, Ito intended to encourage encounters and interactions between students in the Library, where the exchange of knowledge and information remains key.

National Taiwan University by Toyo Ito © Ben Hosking (2017)
National Taiwan University by Toyo Ito © Ben Hosking (2017)

National Taiwan University
1 Roosevelt Rd
Taipei, Taiwan

National Taiwan University by Toyo Ito © Ben Hosking (2017)
National Taiwan University by Toyo Ito © Ben Hosking (2017)
National Taiwan University by Toyo Ito © Ben Hosking (2017)
May, 2017