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A VERTICAL EXCHANGE / A VERTICAL EXCHANGE

A VERTICAL EXCHANGE

A number of global mega-cities have a counterpart of unregulated slums. The slum dwellers often provide labor service to the rich part of the city, while urban infrastructure service never comes into the slum communities.
This project proposes a reversed exchange to the situation. While in the rich neighborhoods people go to gym to work out, this program collects their physical exercising labor to provide power to a series of elevators.
Various forms of vertical transportation are deigned to adapt the spatial condition of the slum while the exchange of the power happens underground.

University

Chaoyang University of Technology

Chaoyang University of Technology
Taichung, Taiwan

Zhen-Wei XU,
Chaoyang University of Technology

University

Chaoyang University of Technology

Chaoyang University of Technology
Taichung, Taiwan

Zhen-Wei XU,
Chaoyang University of Technology