Morphosis wins first place in Taiwan’s Hsinta Power Plant competition

            <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mo/moab8mgl0g6vyoes.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" />Out of <a href="http://bustler.net/news/6271/morphosis-and-leers-weinzapfel-on-shortlist-for-taiwanese-power-plant-competition" >five finalists</a>&nbsp;announced in January, Morphosis had the winning concept to <a href="http://bustler.net/competitions/5640/hsinta-ecological-power-plant-construction-project-conceptual-design-international-competition" >redesign the Hsinta Power Plant site</a> in Taiwan.&nbsp;The project is part of the Taiwan Power Company's &ldquo;Hsinta Plan&rdquo;, which aims to update the country's current electricity supply system and to realize nuclear-free homes by the year 2025. It also addresses the need for decommissioning and replacing existing power generation facilities with gas-combined cycle units, boost green energy production, and reduce CO2 emission and pollution, among other sustainability objectives.
Leers Weinzapfel Associates won second place, while the National Sun Yat-sen University's Department of Marine Environment and Engineering earned third place. Scroll down for a glimpse of Morphosis' winning proposal.

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