A Taiwanese Couple’s Retirement Home Conquers Tricky Terrain With Prefab Construction

A Taiwanese Couple’s Retirement Home Conquers Tricky Terrain With Prefab Construction

By Lucy Wang
Built on a tight budget of $120,000, a retirement home in the mountains delivers unexpected contemporary design to a rural township.

Eager to leave Taipei behind for a quieter life in the mountains, a retired Taiwanese couple took the recommendation of their son-in-law and hired Spanish architect Urdaneta Zeberio to realize their vision of an affordable retirement home in rural Nanzhuang, two hours north of Taichung.

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