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Urban Ruins: Abandoned Building Houses Architecture Academy

Taiwan Architecture News - Mar 17, 2011 - 03:03   9438 views

WEBECOIST: An abandoned five-story apartment building in Taipei, Taiwan is the unlikely setting for an unusual learning experience. It is the home of Ruin Academy, an interdisciplinary research center that studies the “Third Generation City,” or the ruins of the industrial city. By incorporating a number of disciplines and a mixture of research topics, the Academy explores and celebrates our modern man-made ruins.