Design Firm Chooses Vibia Lighting to Brighten a Taiwanese Community Center

Design Firm Chooses Vibia Lighting to Brighten a Taiwanese Community Center

6th May, 2020

In Tainan City, Tawain, architect Keng-Fu Lo from  Chain10 Architecture & Interior Design Institute, created the Green Places Community Clubhouse, an innovative shared space he designed as a “living being.” Offering dining, exercise, learning, and event areas, the clubhouse is both inspired by nature and a way to connect people to it.

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Vibia The edit - Vibia Lighting Lends an Organic Look to a Nature-Inspired Community Space
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Vibia Lighting Lends an Organic Look to a Nature-Inspired Community Space

In addition to a landscaped outdoor plaza, a reflecting pool wrapping the building, and unobstructed views of the nearby hills, the décor includes indoor trees and organic-themed lighting and furniture.

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Vibia The edit - Vibia Lighting Lends an Organic Look to a Nature-Inspired Community Space

The building, powered by solar energy and constructed of eco-friendly and sustainable materials, is distinguished by its undulating, curved form and stacked, free-flowing floors that nod to the rippling water of the pond below.

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Vibia The edit - Vibia Lighting Lends an Organic Look to a Nature-Inspired Community Space

Swooping ceilings situated at different heights create a dynamic sense of movement, while continuous, contoured glass windows usher in light and link the indoors and out.

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In the entrance area, a gently arced wall is adorned with an Origami installation. The surface-mounted design by Ramón Esteve is at once a source of light and work of art. Inspired by the Japanese paper folding for which it’s named, Origami is composed of dimensional modules in customised arrangements that cast an ambient LED-powered halo around each component.

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The architectural display rises and falls across the wall like natural climbing ivy, establishing a subtle dialogue with the enclosed tree directly across from it.

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In the kitchen area, Jordi Vilardell and Meritxell Vidal’s Match pendant is suspended over two different conference tables used for cooking classes.

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The fixture’s slim metal rods capped with LED light terminals form jagged focal points in the open space, it’s delicate yet dramatic profile evoking the irregular rhythm of spider web overhead.

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Vibia The edit - Vibia Lighting Lends an Organic Look to a Nature-Inspired Community Space - Match