Dear Architects, Designers, Travelers, and Fans,
Taipei, Taiwan’s largest city, known as the cultural kaleidoscope of Taiwan’s capital city. It is home to many iconic landmarks from
the tallest buildings to the biggest collection of Chinese art, Taipei would
invite you into a world of fascinating contrasts - a mix of the modern and
traditional, with a generous dash of energy and friendly smiles to make this
one of your most memorable trips to Asia.
This memorial hall was built in memory of Chiang
Kai-shek, the first president of the Republic of China. It is located in Zhong
Zheng District, Taipei, Taiwan. Designed by C.C. Yang, who was also the
architect for The Grand Hotel, the memorial hall is white with a blue roof,
representing the dominant colors in the ROC flag; while the emblem of the
Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) adorns the vaulted ceiling. There are two sets
of white stairs, each with 89 steps to represent Chiang’s age at the time of
his death, lead to the main entrance.
Just on the edge of Taipei City near Xizhi district,
LOHAS Park is a narrow path that runs alongside Neigou River. Many locals and
tourists flock to the area in early Spring to witness the spectacular cherry
Located at the intersection of Zhongxiao West Road,
Yanping North Road, Zhonghua Road, Yanping South Road and Bo’ai Road in
Zhongzheng District. There are five historic city gates in Taipei: the East
Gate (Jingfu Gate), West Gate (Baocheng Gate), South Gate (Lizheng Gate),
Lesser South Gate (Chongxi Gate) and North Gate (Cheng’en Gate). They were
built by Liu Ming-Chuan during the reign of Emperor Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty
The main building of the hotel was completed in 1973. It
is one of the world’s tallest Chinese classical buildings at 285 ft (87m) high
with a 14-story palatial building towering on the hillside of Yuan shan and
surrounded by Keelung River in the front, Mt. Yang-ming shan in the back,
Songshan to the east and Tamsui to the west. With its signature red columns and
golden roof, the hotel’s magnificent exterior presents a sumptuously classic
ambiance that reflects the beauty of traditional Chinese arts.
The beauty of the Grand Hotel comes from its stately
Chinese-style structures and splendid classic setting; the mystique of the hotel lies in its legendary, historic significance and the rumor about a secret an underground passageway; one can chalk the hotel’s otherworldly serenity to its
great location, adjacent to a scenic belt away from the urban bustle.
The Cathay Landmark is a skyscraper located in Xinyi
Special District, Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan. It is the eighth tallest
building in Taiwan and the fourth tallest in Xinyi Special District. The height
of the building is 696 ft (212 m), the floor area is 152,488.6 m2, and it
comprises 46 floors above ground as well as 6 basement levels. The building was
designed by Kris Yao.
Taipei 101 is an engineering marvel and the first
building of its kind in the world. Spanning 101 stories above the ground at
height of 1,671 ft (509.2 m), designed by C.Y. Lee and C.P. Wang as a symbol of
technology’s evolution fused with Asian tradition. The building features many
pan-Chinese and Asian elements mixed with a postmodern style and is designed to
withstand typhoons and earthquakes common in Taiwan.
Tao Zhu Yin Yuan, a luxurious residential tower, known as
Agora Garden Tower, designed by Vincent Callebaut. Located in the Xinyi
District, the business district of Taipei, Taiwan. The height of the building
is 285.4 ft (87 m), the floor area is 42.335.34 m². Its design is comprised of
a large cylindrical central core, flanked on opposite ends by two nearly rectangular
living spaces (each of these will make up 40 apartments). Each floor rotates
4.5 degrees relative to the prior floor for a total rotation of 90 degrees
through 21 floors.
Measure of Taipei Skyline
h= 229mm / 9in
l= 280mm / 11in
I think this idea will be a great Lego Set of
approximately 550 Lego bricks, that many people could enjoy! Taipei is such an
amazing, beautiful city, and it is awesome to build it in Lego bricks! Thank
you to all the supporters! Thank you to all the followers!
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