Kaohsiung Main Public Library
The library land is 20,000 square feet and the floor area covers 37,000 square meters. Every floor is a square, the width is 67.2 square feet by 67.2 square feet . Using the hanging method switched the traditional columns diameter of 90 cm into 12 cm steel cable. There is a giant pavilion in the center of the library which is 7.5 meters high as a large-scale hallway. The building’s appearance is green design, there is a 40 meters depth activity area in front of museum. The library has the first international painting book library and children’s theater.
The New City Library has obtained seven Silver Green Building Candidates’ Certificates and also obtained six No.1 awards in the world and Taiwan. Those awards including the world’s first hanging structure and green building, the world’s largest hanging structure landscape atrium, the most viewable library in the world ,the world’s highest 7.5 meter no sheltered square, Taiwan first multiple function system architecture, Taiwan most functional building.