Reiser + Umemoto
Reiser + Umemoto, RUR Architecture PC, is an internationally recognized multidisciplinary architectural firm that has built projects at a wide range of scales: from furniture design, to residential and commercial structures, up to the scale of landscape, urban design, and infrastructure. With the support of the Graham Foundation, Reiser + Umemoto published the Atlas of Novel Tectonics in 2006, and released the Japanese edition in 2008. They have recently won two international competitions: the Taipei Pop Music Center and the Kaohsiung Port Terminal, both currently under construction.
The Kaohsiung Port Terminal recently received the PA Award (2014). O-14, a 22-story exoskeletal office tower, has been completed in Dubai and has received numerous international honors, including an AIA Design Award, the Concrete Industry Board’s Award of Merit (2009), and the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Diamond Award (2009). A comprehensive monograph of the project, O-14: Projection and Reception, was published by AA Publications in 2012.