20 Sep

Creative Material: Learning from Bamboo-Sustainable Building

Creative Material: Learning from Bamboo-Sustainable Building

Forum Introduction:Taoyuan City features the characteristics of the integration of both the old and new as well as the joint-prosperity of the urban and rural areas, where you can trace the changes from rural villages to urban communities. The second symposium, in line with the curatorial concept of "creative cities," is hosted by KAN MingYuan, Director-general of the Taiwan Bamboo Society, and invites Professor HSU Pei-Hsien of Graduate Institute of Architecture of National Chiao Tung University and Artist Nogdup (aka EUROBA) to explore, from the perspective of the urban future, natural landscapes and circular economy, the ways to build up the interactive relations of such natural materials as bamboo with urban-rural design, land, and architecture and to further demonstrate the heritage and innovation of bamboo art.


 Date:Sunday, September 20, 2020 14:00-16:00

 Location:National Central University 107 (24.969446, 121.195207)


甘銘源 KAN, Ming-Yuan

President,Taiwan Bamboo Society

KAN MingYuan, born in 1967, graduated from the Department of Architecture of Chung Yuan Christian University in 1990. He worked in the Atelier Zo Group from 1991 to 1997, honing his skills in architecture and landscape design in Yilan. In 2000, he co-founded the D.Z. Architects & Associates with Architect LI Lu-Chih in Yilan, which then moved to Yulin in 2008. Since 2004, he has been teaching as an adjunct lecturer at the architecture departments in several universities, including Chung Yuan Christian University, National United University, Tunghai University, and National Chiao Tung University. Architect KAN MingYuan has been practicing green architecture since the founding of his office and dedicated to environmentally-friendly designs and pursuing the harmony and co-existence between human beings and the environment. In recent years, he has been active in promoting bamboo constructions and has designed several cases to explore the possibilities of various materials in construction.


HSU, Pei-Hsien


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