Chief Executive in Mainland China of Open Union Studio
Open Union Studio is a design team based in Tainan, Taiwan. The studio was self-renovated by the team members, transformed from a dilapidated hundred-year old building. The studio has continually paid attention to research and practical issues of architectural theory and practice, with projects in areas such as spatial installations, furniture, interiors, architecture, landscape and community development.
Kuo-Chang Liu leads team into create works of art and design that is include urban and rural planning, curation, installations, furniture makings, interior, architecture, landscape designs, community development, product design.
The OU studio won the Taiwan Architecture Awards, National Industrial Innovation Award and so on. And the team constantly represented country to exhibit and create works over the world, such as Venice, Paris, Milan, Berlin, Toronto, Nagoya, Beijing, Shenzhen, etc. The work is selected representative work of The Worldwide Architecture, The next generation. The team has high evaluation in the world.
The typical work has Anping Tree House (2003), Blueprint series (2004~), Lukang Bench House (2007), JJ-W Hotel series (2009~), Taipei design Expo 100 designers (2011), HAYASHI Department store (2014) and Taiwan Lantern Festival Master-plan.