Taipei Center for Popular Music

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Taipei Center for Popular Music
北部流行音樂中心
Location Nangang, Taipei, Taiwan
Capacity 6,300 (indoor theater)
15,000 (outdoor amphitheater)
Construction
Broke ground June 19, 2013 (2013-06-19)
Construction cost NTD$4.45 billion

The Taipei Center for Popular Music (Chinese: 北部流行音樂中心) is a planned performing arts and cultural venue under construction in Nangang District, Taipei, Taiwan. Construction is overseen by the Ministry of Culture.

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City officials on 24 July 2008 announced plans to conduct an international design competition for the facility in tandem with plans for the Taipei Performing Arts Center.[1][2] In 2012, government officials announced that winner of the design competition was Reiser + Umemoto, RUR Architecture P.C.,[3] the New York City based American architectural firm represented by a joint collaboration between American architect Jesse A. Reiser and Japanese architect Nanako Umemoto, both well known in the architectural world for their innovative post-modernist aesthetic. The firm is particularly well known for its recently completed office tower, 0-14, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.[4]

Construction began on 19 June 2013 and is expected to be completed by October 2018.[5]

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