WW Architecture, the architectural practice founded by Professor in Residence of Architecture Ron Witte and Dean and Josep Lluís Sert Professor of Architecture Sarah Whiting, has won an international competition for the design of a new urban district in Taichung City, Taiwan. The 840-hectare site is adjacent to the Taichung International Airport.
The design team is being led by Witte and includes Whiting. Additional team members include Edda Steingrimsdottir (MArch '22), Jonathan Ng (MArch '22), Jorge Ituarte-Arreola (MAUD '21), Hannah Hoyt (MArch '21), Lara Hansmann, and Ilya Rakhlin. The initial phase design team included Alia Bader (MAUD '21), Shovan Shah (MAUD '20), Isaac Pollan (MArch '22), Dan Baklik (MDes REBE '21), and Isaac Tejeira (MAUD '22). Stoss Landscape Urbanism, led by Professor in Practice of Landscape Architecture Chris Reed, is working with WW on the project.