On December 8, 2021, the National Award for Arts Association officially announced that the architectural award of the 22nd National Award for Arts was won by the landscape architect Kuo Chung-Twn, affirming that Kuo Chung-Twn upholds the professional conscience of protecting soil and water. The new wave of hydrophilic aesthetics. Aesthetically, it is adventurous in cross-border cooperation, and it is so varied that it cannot be classified as a typical one. Her courage has an inspiring positive force for the construction industry, and her respect for land and environment precedes design. It can call out people's sensitivity to the environment and has core guiding value. She is a pioneer in landscape architecture and a fighter who integrates landscape aesthetics into land ethics. She has driven a new wave of river activation and hydrophilic aesthetics in Taiwan, and has become a new model of cross-generational and cross-border integration in the field of contemporary Taiwanese landscape architecture.
Wang Chiu-Hwa and Kuo Chung-Twn, winners of the architecture category of the National Award for Arts for the second consecutive year, both advocated building buildings from built environments, and both practiced the architectural belief in harmony with the environment through the power of life. They opened up and improved the space creation under the concern of "environment". It also highlights the macro vision and professional attitude that contemporary Taiwanese architecture should have, and also demonstrates the key to the island's architecture based on the environment as a sustainable foundation.
All members of the society of Women in Architecture Taiwan congratulate Professor Kuo Chung-Twn, the co-founder of the Association, for receiving this national honor.
Date : 2021/12/08Continue Reading »
Date : 2019/12/03Continue Reading »
WOMEN ARCHITECTS ARE EVERYWHERE! 1 MIN STUDENT FILMS
WRITING WOMEN ARCHITECTS AND DESIGNERS INTO PUBLIC AWARENESS THROUGH VIDEO
NEW YORK PREMIERE SCREENING | SUN 6PM OCTOBER 20, 2019
ONE of STUDENT FILM FINALISTS is from TAIWAN:
Chiu-Hwa Wang by Dioxi Research
Date : 2019/09/30 - 2019/10/20Continue Reading »
其中，我們特別恭喜WAT第一屆常務監事 - 戴嘉惠建築師榮獲第16屆中華民國傑出建築師獎，她是第7位女性建築師獲得此獎。
Date : 2019/08/29 - 2019/12/27Continue Reading »
With the rising of feminism, more and more female designers in fields such as architecture, interior, design and arts have occupied a room of their own. The unyielding spirit and natural sensitivity make them stars—and they refuse to be overlooked. This woman power has gathered to form "Women in Architecture Taiwan"(WAT), whose inaugural meeting will be hold on May 5th.
Date : 2018/06/07Continue Reading »
May 5th, 2018. It's "Lixia" in Chinese Lunar Calendar which signifies the beginning of summer. It is also the joyful inauguration day for WAT. This date was awaited longer than expected—it took 18 years of brewing and over 70 years of sowing before it blooms into reality. From this point, we get to see the changing of roles that women played in architecture. It is a long journey from strangers in her own town, to home-makers.
Date : 2018/06/05Continue Reading »