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lucas k. doolan captures taichung metropolitan opera house

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taipei-based architectural photographer lucas k. doolan has recently visited and photographed the newly opened taichung metropolitan opera house in taiwan designed by toyo ito. with this series, he intends to capture the experimental encounters and representing spaces in connection to the local people and its surrounding context.

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external street view of toyo ito’s taichung metropolitan opera house
(above and main) image © lucas k. doolan

as an architecture photographer, lucas has recently been involved in the new zealand 14th architecture biennale project, photographing projects represented at the new zealand pavilion such as the rotherham house by bruce rotherham; unitec marae by dr. lyonel grant; fortunal chapel by john scott; and heke street house by david mitchell and julie stout. he received an honorable mention in architecture:cityscape category of IPA, new york, and is the winner of the photography category in the 19th da dun fine arts award, taiwan. currently he’s working on his new photography project, extending on from his concrete landscape series taken on medium format black and white film. the project looks into the rediscovery of sites within our built environment through the depth observations of spaces, reconstructing spatial compositions.

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young girl playing in the shallow pool by the external façade
image © lucas k. doolan

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ground level internal arts plaza 
image © lucas k. doolan

 

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staircase leading from the grand theater to the upper-level exhibition space and dining facilities
image © lucas k. doolan

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sculpted circulation staircase detail
image © lucas k. doolan

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sculpted circulation staircase detail
image © lucas k. doolan

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upper spiral staircase leading to the communal roof garden
image © lucas k. doolan

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Plan view of the circulation staircase
image © lucas k. doolan

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image © lucas k. doolan

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5th level book store
image © lucas k. doolan

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ground level interior showcasing the sculpted volumes
image © lucas k. doolan

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

edited by: juliana neira | designboom

LucasKDoolan
sep 26, 2016
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Summary | 5 Annotations
staircase leading from the grand theater to the upper-level exhibition space and dining facilitiesimage © lucas k. doolan
2016/09/26 14:02
upper spiral staircase leading to the communal roof gardenimage © lucas k. doolan
2016/09/26 14:02
5th level book storeimage © lucas k. doolan
2016/09/26 14:02
with this series, he intends to capture the experimental encounters and representing spaces in connection to the local people and its surrounding context
2016/09/26 14:12
taichung metropolitan opera house
2016/09/26 14:14