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Taiwan's Kaohsiung Public Library Could Get a Drastic Green Retrofit

By: Jordan M - Published: Feb 28, 2011   Updated: May 5 2011 • References: mecanoo.nl and designboom
Mecanoo Architects has big plans for the Kaohsiung Public Library that could see the structure turned into a lush microclimate complete with a plethora of plant life and other eco-friendly elements.

Designed to be a 38,000-square-meter cubelike facility, the Kaohsiung Public Library would house a theatre, research center, public plaza, conference room and tons of thriving green spaces. Their hope is that the building would become a multipurpose eco community space.

Photo Credits: designboom, mecanoo.nl

Implications - The world has gone on an eco craze, and people are definitely loving it. Businesses that take the time to create eco-friendly spaces for the public will be seen as innovative thinkers who care about the future of the planet.