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Cicada is urban acupuncture for Taipei city penetrating the hard surfaces of industrial laziness in order to reach the original ground and get in touch with the collective Chi, the local knowledge that binds the people of Taipei basin with nature. The cocoon of Cicada is an accidental mediator between the modern man and reality. There is no other reality than nature.

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Project name: CICADA
Description: Cicada is an organic void in the mechanical texture of modern Ta
Category: public & culture
Design: Marco Casagrande
Consultants: JUT Land Development Group
Building status: in use
Construction period: 2011
Location: Taipei, Taiwan
Coordinates: 25°2'43.3'' N, 121°32'52.1'' E
Tags: bamboo, hands-on, local resources, low tech, urban
Project ID: 204
Published: 24 January 2012
Last updated: 27 January 2012
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