National Cheng Kung University: Medical Campus Master Plan & ZhuoChun Medical Research Center
Located within the NCKU medical department campus, the new ZhuoChun medical research center is home to high-level research of radiation studies. The entire site of the research center seeks to thread together the desperate medical buildings by creating a pedestrian promenade throughout the medical department, which also carries on the axial relationship of the university’s masterplan.
The research center has one main entrance at each end of the building- one to the east, connecting to a corner park which occupies the street corner and is open up for public use, and one to the west which opens up toward the pedestrian promenade. As an integral part of the architectural design, significant intensive balconies and gardens were designed for both sustainable attributes as well as much-needed respites for researchers. The ZhuoChun medical research center is LEED certified Gold.