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Last edited 08 Dec 2020
After winning the competition, MAD participated in a series of workshops to explore topics from the macro-scale urban plans to micro-scale details, such as sustainable community development, resource sharing, energy management, and population demographics.
Accentuated by sinuous floor plates, each asymmetrical level tapers slightly as the building ascends to create dynamic spaces within. The floating and ‘upward-growing’ form responds to an organic scheme.
With UNIC, MAD has attempted to blur the boundary between architecture and nature through variable-stepped terraces which extend the green space from the park into the vertical space of the building and provide space for residents to interact with nature.
UNIC’s podium is conjoined with an adjacent public housing project and provides direct access to the Metro infrastructure and community resources including a kindergarten, retail spaces and restaurants. The resulting design hopes to enhance everyday community relations among a diverse socio-economic neighborhood.
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