Winning design for Taiwan art museum features sloped green roofs

Joe Shih Architects and Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop have won the international competition to design an art museum in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

Called “The Hill”, the winning design for the Taoyuan Museum of Art features a pair of buildings with inclined green roofs on either side of a raised railway.

The back-to-back buildings form a “symbolical gate and hub” for the city of Taoyuan.

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