• JJP Associate Partner lectures at Asia Pacific Space Design Summit Forum

    On behalf of JJP, Mr. Robin C.K. Tang, Associate Partner, Mr. Jen Chieh Cheng, Associate, and Mr. Alex Chuang, General Director of JJP Shanghai, attended the Asia Pacific Space Design Summit Forum (APSDSF) in Beijing on July 6th 2017. APSDSF is one of the most respected design forums in Asia. Mr. Tang was honored to give a keynote speech. In his comments, he emphasized evidence-based sustainable design, and won the audience’s applause with his pioneering concepts and study results. He recounted the development of architectural design from the perspective of evidence-based design. Not only did JJP share its abundant experience and forwarding-looking vision, but also expressed hope for the entire industry to apply the spirit of sustainability to its practice as well as to be humble towards nature.  more

  • JJP wins first prize in Xiamen Red Dot Museum Competition

    The JJP team proposed the Red Dot Museum in Xiamen as a “Design Terminal” due to its unique location, and via the concept of “differentials & time-lapses”. These design concepts set the submission apart from its competitors and were honored with first prize. The project will be the fourth Red Dot Museum. Considered the Oscars of the design industry, the Red Dot Design Awards originally began in Germany and are now international. JJP is honored that its project won the competition and was recognized by Red Dot.  more

  • Taoyuan Airport MRT line started trial runs

    Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line started trial runs on February 2. More than 700,000 people are expected to access the system over the course of one-month trial run. In the first phase, group passengers who apply in advance are to be allowed to travel for free. In the second phase, a daily maximum of 40,000 free rides between 8am and 4pm will be offered to individual passengers. The line will commence revenue service on March 2 with a 50 percent discount offered and the normal fare will apply starting on April 2. The operation of the Airport MRT line in 2017 greatly contributes to the convenient and comfortable MRT system in Taiwan. The total length of the route is approximately 51.03 km and will be extended to 24 stations with a full length of 53 km when A23 Zhongli station is completed. The Airport Access MRT System  more

  • Construction kick-off:NTPU Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building

    At 10 am on Jan 19th, 2017, the National Taipei University Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Building held the ground-breaking ceremony at Sanxia campus. The Ground-breaking ceremony started with the performance of Lion dance and Chariot drum, together with pineapple which symbolizes prosperity as a prelude to good fortune. JJPan's architect, Mr. Su Chungwei, illustrated the design concept and characteristics of Building. Featuring the Chinese word ‘鳶’ as the overall impression, the building integrates the shape of kite wings from school badge. The design has the image of Chinese word converted and merged into the form of elevation, presenting the idea as soaring kite bird above the sky. The window opening is designed to resemble the PUNCH CARD of early days of computer, which blends harmoniously into the landscape of Sanxia Campus. The double entrance plaza on the first and the ground floor are planned for the function of future events.   read  more

  • Taiwan Architect features Xinglong Public Housing Block 1

    Xinglong Public Housing Block 1 was covered on Taiwan Architect No. 505. Alongside with the introduction of many Taipei City Public Housing currently under construction. The issue also interviews Taipei City Deputy Mayor Charles Lin and Urban Development Chief J.M. Lin, in respect to the policy, planning and operational strategies of public housing. Being part of the Ankang Regeneration Project, Xinglong Public Housing Block 1 is one of the only two projects that are completed. At present, the Taipei City Government has been proactively promoting the establishment of “Taipei City Public Housing Management Corporation” to achieve better living quality. Precast concrete construction method is employed with details as the major construction method. Without affected by weather condition,, precast concrete construction method features high reliability and durability. Such method significantly shortened on-site installation period.   read more: Taiwan Architect Magazine Xinglong Public Housing Block 1 Portfolio  more

  • Dingpu Metro Station has been selected on Archipendium 2017

    Archipendium calendars is published by Archimappublisher Berlin, whose publisher was founded by architects Gerd Kaiser, Nils Peters and Sascha Wormuth. Passionate about architecture, they create everything from folding maps to books to calendars about architecture and urban design. Each page is packed with information about the project, which aims to encourage public interest of architecture. With an unusual format deliberately chosen as a daily great reminder that makes life possible, the beautiful calendars have sold over 4,000 copies. Designed by J.J.Pan & Partners, Dingpu Metro Station was invited to be posted on the calendar page of September 1st. Integrated lighting fixtures reinforce the design theme by abstractly expressing light waves, halos and radiancy appearing as patterns on the ceiling, floor and walls. Ceiling panels are arranged in accordance with the floor pattern. Programmable colored LED fixtures embedded in the concourse wall poetically reflect the changing environment.   Read More: Dingpu Metro Station Portfolio Archimappublisher Berlin Official  more

  • National Awards for Arts Lecture — Architecture, Vessel of Time

    On November 16th, Mr. Joshua Jih Pan, FAIA, was invited to lecture in the Hao-Ran International Conference Hall at National Chiao Tung University. The lecture attracted numerous people both inside and outside of the campus, some even brought Mr. Pan's book (Brick by Brick — Building the Foundation of Life) to ask for his autograph. The National Awards for Arts Lecture series are held by Arts Center in National Chiao Tung University. Hui-Kuan Hung, Director of the Arts Center, highly regarded Mr. Pan's contribution since the Student Activity Center in National Chiao Tung University was an early work by him and his colleagues. In addition, Professor Shu-Chang Kung, Director of Graduate Institution of Architecture in National Chiao Tung University and Professor Chi-Yi Chang, the newly appointed, Vice President for General Affairs at the National Chiao Tung University also presented to introduce Mr.Pan's dedication in architecture field and was afforded the 19th National Awards for Arts. Themed  more

  • “New Paradigm of Net Zero" — Delta Americas Headquarter made the cover story of Taiwan Architect Magazine in November 2016, issue No. 503

    Delta Americas Headquarter, designed by J.J.Pan & Partners, is selected as the cover story of Taiwan Architect Magazine in November 2016, No. 503. Located in Fremont, California. Construction of the project was completed at the end of 2015. Delta Americas is designed as a green building of innovative energy system affiliated with energy efficient products, demonstrating the concept of sustainability and environment-friendliness. The project obtained LEED Platinum certification in September 2016 and is expected to realize the goal of “Net Zero Energy”. Delta Americas presents a model building of intelligence and energy efficiency, whether at home or abroad. Designed in Taiwan and constructed in America, it took 5 years for Mr. Joshua Jih Pan, FAIA, and his project team to complete this project. In addition to sharing the joy with Delta, the project also reiterates J.J.Pan & Partners` sustainable development philosophy as to ‘Think Globally, Act Locally’.   read more Delta Americas Headquarter portfolio Taiwan Architect  more

  • Winners announced of the 2016 WACA Residential Architecture Design Awards

    World Association of Chinese Architects(WACA) announced the winners of 2016 Residential Architecture Design Awards on October 24th. An-Kang Public Housing Parcel D designed by JJP won the gold award, which is also the only one winner from Taiwan. The ceremony as well as the "tourism & urban renewal seminar" will be held in Macau during November 6th to 8th. An-Kang Public Housing, the first largest scale public housing, was built in early 1970s with great locations in Taipei city. However, some of public and safety equipment  are outdated  nowadays. Parcel D is a turn-key project which means architect and construction team shall team up to bid is also part of renewal plan of Department of Urban Development(都發局). The team member, Ruentex is skilled in precast method. The simple rhythm of elevation vocabulary created by precasting craftsmanship and vivid fenestration aim to overcome the monotone stereotype image. Ankang Park where the sun warmly shines and trees lightly sway with breeze is the  more

  • Delta Green Building Exhibition at Huashan Creative Park

    Delta Electronics Foundation hosts an exhibition event on the topic of Green Buildings from Sep. 24th to Oct. 23rd at Boiler Room, Huashan Creative Park Taipei. Green building is not always costly, but shall start with an attitude in everyone's life said the Chairman, Mr. Bruce Cheng. Mr. Chung Laung Liu, principal of National Tsing Hua University, quoted Tang poetry to express the essential role that green building plays in the society nowadays. "Such a green event, architects are invited because they are the best negative representatives", Joshua Jih Pan punned. Some architects follows what they think and design despite the environment conditions. However, anything related to architecture consumes 60% to 70% of energy on earth so architects, as a part of the earth citizen, shall face the issues and learn to achieve ones' goals via good materials, and better planning. Thank Delta Electronics for giving JJP chances to put many green building designs into practices.  more