Xindian Meteorological Station - New Taipei City, Taiwan

Atelier Boronski working with IMO Design and Urdaneta Zeberio were awarded 1st Prize in the design competition for this government project.

It comprises 4000 sq m of Instrumentation Laboratories, Forecasting Studios, an underground Wind-tunnel and a hydrogen Weather-balloon launch room, as well as  Staff Accommodation. 

Three cylindrical volumes punctuate an undulating surface to form  a 3 dimensional metaphor of weather behavior. 

The cylinders bristle with vertical metal mesh fins that can move with the wind...

Overall view + basement wind tunnel
Overall view + basement wind tunnel
Schematic Diagram
Schematic Diagram
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(B1) Wind tunnel Plan
(B1) Wind tunnel Plan
F1 Plan
F1 Plan
F2 Plan
F2 Plan
Roof Plan
Roof Plan
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