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Pingtung County Library

CompanyPingtung County Government
Lead DesignersCultural Affairs Department
Project LocationPingtung City, Pingtung County, Taiwan
Prize(s)Silver in Architecture Categories / Institutional
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Entry Description

The library is designed with the vision of "Our Library", being convenient and provides services for citizens of all ages and background. At the 3-story tall lobby, every detail of the interior design is designed with local Taiwanese aboriginal element. As Pingtung is known as the diverse cultural region of the south, a special literature pavilion is built with the concept of an aboriginal stone slate house. The entire building is design with french windows for natural lighting, as well as outdoor area to emphasize the sustainable goals the county has implemented for the environment.

Bio

Pingtung County Government is a public sector organization which includes 20 departments and 5 bureaus. Pingtung is the southern most county in Taiwan, with the advanced industry of agriculture, the county has obtained the title of "the food inventory of the country". The government building is located at the center of Pingtung City, where the citizen can enter and complete applications related to housing, business, subsidy...etc.