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An Account of Construction

EOC's Construction

Order Time Events
1 6 June, 2005 Pin Huei Construction and Engineering Co won the bid for building construction
2 15 Sept, 2005 Groundbreaking
3 21 Dec, 2006 Construction completed
4 8 Mar, 2007 EOC stationed
5 1 Aug, 2007 Parking Management and Development Office stationed
6 6 Sept, 2007 Taipei Land Development Agency and Song Shan Land Office stationed
7 23 Nov, 2007 Disaster Management Office, Fire Dept stationed
8 12 Dec, 2007 EOC initiated by Mayor

Building Construction

EOC is an SRC steel frame building with 2 underground floors. The site area is 6,936 square meters while the total floor area is 26,368.58 square meters. Since precast concrete construction was employed, one floor can be completed in 10 days. The whole building was completed in one year's time and the construction won the 2007 Taiwan Public Building Award.

Floor Plan

(1) Floor Plan
Floor User
Basement 1 and 2 Parking Lot
1st Floor Song Shan Land Office / Resident Activity Center
2st Floor Song Shan Land Office
3st Floor Land Development Agency
4st Floor Taipei Land Development Agency / EOC Dining Room
5st Floor EOC / Disaster Prevention Center / Disaster Management Division of Taipei City Fire Dept / Duty Room(EOC, Health Dept)
6st Floor EOC/ Press Room/ Staff Standby Room/Chief Officer Standby Room
7st Floor Taipei Citizen Hotline 1999
Rooftop Helicopter Pad

(2) EOC Space Use

The EOC uses part of the space on the 4th floor and all space on the 5th, 6th and 7th floors:
Floor Space Use
4th Logistics Supply Room/ Storage Supplies (water, foods) needed for the EOC operations so that the Center can run without outside help for a total of 72 hours.
Dining Room Offering foods or cooking utensils for EOC staff.
Standby Room Room (bedding and shower) for those on duty round the clock.
5th Operation Center EOC nerve center where staff can have a meeting, make decisions, assess damages, communicate and handle the disaster. There are PCs, TVs, other AV devices and a huge screen for display of information.
Decision-Making Room A small meeting room where the Commander (Mayor), Deputy Commander and other officers can meet without being disturbed.
System Operation Room When the Center is implemented, the staff members work here to collect information, assess the extent of the disaster, check the response and prepare documents.
Staff Planning Room When the Center is implemented staff from different departments gather in the Staff Room.
Commander/ Deputy Commander Room Where the commander and deputy commanders work and rest.
Duty Room (EOC, Health Dept) There is a nighttime contengency room where duty officers work round the clock in case a disaster occurs in the evening or on holidays.
Broadcasting Room Taipei Broadcasting Station ( the City's emergency broadcaster) studio.
Disaster Prevention Center / Disaster Management Division of Taipei City Fire Dept Disaster Prevention Center and Disaster Management Division of Taipei City Fire Department. There are telephones, fax machines, PCs and other business machines.
Telecommunications / Computer Mainframe Room Where telephone exchange, computer mainframe, wire and wireless telecommunication equipments are installed.
6th Chief Officers Standby Room Bedding for department commissioners.
Staff Standby Room Bedding for staff members from different departments.
Press Room/Media Rest Room Where news is released and journalists work and rest.