Cicada

Organic Urban Acupuncture for mechanical city Zhongzheng District / Taiwan / 2011

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Cicada is urban acupuncture for Taipei city penetrating the hard surfaces of industrial laziness in order to reach the original ground and get in touch with the collective Chi, the local knowledge that binds the people of Taipei basin with nature. The bamboo cocoon of Cicada is an accidental mediator between the modern man and reality. There is no other reality than nature.
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    Cicada is urban acupuncture for Taipei city penetrating the hard surfaces of industrial laziness in order to reach the original ground and get in touch with the collective Chi, the local knowledge that binds the people of Taipei basin with nature. The bamboo cocoon of Cicada is an accidental mediator between the modern man and reality. There is no other reality than nature.

    Project details
    • Year 2011
    • Work started in 2011
    • Work finished in 2011
    • Main structure Wood
    • Client JUT Land Development Group
    • Contractor Delphine, Peng Hsiao-Ting
    • Status Completed works
    • Type Embassies / Associations/Foundations / Pavilions / Temples / Strategic Urban Plans
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