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List of projects in Taipei


One of my passions in recent years is architecture and city development. I was always a big fan of modern architecture and skyscrapers and when I came to Taipei for the first time a few years ago, I was quite impressed with Taipei 101 and the development of the East District, something I was unable to see in my small home country. My knowledge has broadened beyond East District in the meanwhile, but I'm far from being an expert. In the past months I have closely monitored some of the most recent construction projects in the city and I decided to compile a list of those, that I believe are either the biggest, most significant or very interesting. The list includes completely new buildings and some old ones currently under renovation.

Taipei's construction hot spots

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Currently there are about a half a dozen construction hot spots in Greater Taipei. The biggest ones would be: East District (Xinyi), Northern Zhongzheng, Nangang, Dazhi, central Banciao and partly Xizhi and Tucheng, which are becoming new industrial centers due to a lower price of land. You can see, that most of Taipei's commercial and business centers stretch along the east-west axis. This is the consequence of the post-WWII expansion to the east along the Zhongxiao Road, the Taipei-Keelung railway connection and the Taipei MRT Blue Line. Xinyi is today considered the number one spot for new high rise buildings. Banks, hotels, huge department stores and exquisite residential buildings (that are mostly empty) are dominating the skyline. Not all of Xinyi is as upscale as the area between City Hall MRT Station and Taipei 101, but the new is slowly pushing away the old. Another area currently experiencing a construction boom is Neihu's Dazhi. There's a lot of land around the Miramar Entertainment Park, but the focus more on commercial and residential. The area around Taipei Main Station is another part of Taipei, that is undergoing a massive makeover with the new Twin Towers in the making and the only part of the old Western Districts, that is experiencing a construction revival. Banciao, the biggest suburban district of Taipei, is turning into a small Xinyi itself, but sadly the quality of the architecture is way inferior to what we can see being built in the East district. Basically all parts of Taipei are full of smaller construction projects underway, but these are mostly residential. You can see more of those in Xindian, Xinzhuang, Wenshan, Danshui, Zhongshan and in many parts of Neihu.

Biggest projects in Taipei 2012/2013

Currently the three biggest construction sites in Taipei are: Gate of Taipei (with the Taoyuan Airport Express Station), Taipei Dome (with the Songshan Cultural Park) and Chinatrust Headquarters. You can get some information about them below, as well as about all the other smaller projects, which are currently underway and will shape the future skyline of the city.

• GATE OF TAIPEI TWIN TOWERS


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 台北雙子星
• Location: Zhongzheng District
• Designed by: Fumihiko Maki
• Purpose: hotel, offices, shopping
• Floors: 76, 56
• Height: 321m, 241m
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion: 2017
• Info links: Skyscrapercity, MKL
• See on map: Google Maps

SUMMARY:

Gate of Taipei is currently the biggest project in the city and it won't only include 321m and 241m tall twin towers, it will also include the terminal station of the future Airport Express from Taoyuan Airport, that's scheduled to start operation in June 2012. This will make a journey from central Taipei to the airport only 35min short (check some photos here). In addition, the whole area between the Zhongxiao Bridge and Zhongxiao Xinsheng MRT Station will be revitalized. A combination of new parks and the removal of some old shabby buildings is supposed to turn this ugly neighborhood into one of Taipei's most beautiful parts. If that will succeed, is yet to be seen. The construction of the airport express is smooth so far, but the start of the twin towers construction keeps getting delayed in recent years, which makes it a bit uncertain. My photos from Nov 2012 show the current situation on the ground, things are definitely moving forward.

Check this 3min video to see how Gate of Taipei will change central Taipei.

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• YANGSHENG JUNLIN RESIDENCE


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 揚昇君臨住宅
• Location: Zhongzgeng District
• Floors: 31
• Height: 115m
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion: June 2013
• External links:
• See on map: Google Maps

SUMMARY:

The building's Chinese name, that means something like "the rising of a coming royal residence", wants to express, that whoever will move into one of these overly priced luxurious apartments in the heart of Zhongzheng, will be taken as a royal and will be rising (whatever that means). One thing is certain: If he will occupy one of the upper floor apartments, he will be rising above the President. There is a special security area around the Presidential Palace that limits surrounding buildings to 8 floors maximum, however for some reason, the Yangsheng Junlin Residence, which is 31 floors, wasn't investigated for exceeding the perimeter (another similar building in the area was, however. Read here and here). Don't be fooled by the trees in the rendering, this building was squeezed into one of most densely built parts of the district and will be literally trapped inside concrete walls of other buildings in the area.

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• TAIPEI DOME


BASIC INFORMATION:

• CH: 臺北文化體育園區 / 臺北大巨蛋
• Location: Xinyi District
• Designed by: Populous
• Purpose: stadium, hotel, shopping
• Capacity: 40,000 seats
• Status: Under construction
• Expected completion: 2014
• External links: Homepage
• See on map: Google Maps

SUMMARY:

The Taipei Dome is one of the biggest, but also one of the most controversial projects in the city at this point. Before the construction began, some locals were protesting and demanding, that the land is turned into a forest park (check Taiwanreporter's article), but eventually the city government gave green light to the investor and the construction began in October 2011. The protesters probably influenced minor changes, such as a reduction of commercial areas, more green and more parking spaces. I'm still a little split on this project and I'm not sure, if this was good for Taipei or not - it has yet to be seen. I'm more of a skeptic now. Nevertheless, this is a new landmark in the making. Check my pics from Nov 2012.

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• SONGSHAN CULTURAL PARK


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese: 松山文創園區
• Location: Xinyi District
• Designed by: Toyo Ito
• Purpose: Hotel, shopping, culture
• Floors: 18
• Height: Unknown
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion: May 2013
• External links: Skyscrapercity
• See on map: Google Maps

SUMMARY:

The Songshan Cultural Park (which is actually located in Xinyi District) will consist of the former Songshan Tobacco Factory and a new 18-storey multi purpose building, that will inhabit a hotel, theaters, offices and an Eslite book store. Taipei Mayor confidently stated a while ago, that "The park will make Taipei the cultural creative capital among ethnic Chinese communities and serve as the basis of the city’s bid for world design capital in 2016". I on the other hand wonder, if a seaside resort like hotel and an old Japanese factory will impress any ethnic Chinese communities in places like San Francisco, Beijing, Hong Kong or Singapore. I still don't get how that hotel relates to culture, but maybe that's just me. I'd rather see trees instead of that building, to be honest. Check some recent photos of the hotel here and here.

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• TAIPEI MRT XINYI LINE


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 台北捷運信義線
• Location: Xinyi District
• Purpose: subway line
• Stations: 9
• Length: 6.4km
• Status: Under construction
• Expected completion: Nov 2013
• External links: Wikipedia

SUMMARY:

Taipei MRT Xinyi line is a subway line, that will connect the western part of Taipei proper with the eastern part, namely the landmarks Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall with Taipei 101. It will help to ease the pressure on the very crowded blue line, the only one, that's currently doing the work. In the future there will be three lines bridging the west-east divide, when the Songshan line is completed.

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• TAIPEI MRT SONGSHAN LINE


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 台北捷運松山線
• Location: Zhongshan and Songshan
• Purpose: subway line
• Stations: 7
• Length: 8.5km
• Status: Under construction
• Expected completion: Dec 2013
• External links: Wikipedia

SUMMARY:

Taipei MRT Songshan line is another subway line, that will connect the western part of Taipei proper with the eastern part, or to be precise Ximending with Raohe Night Market and Wufenpu. It will help to ease the pressure on the blue line, the only one, that's currently doing the work. In the future there will be three lines bridging the west-east divide, when the Xinyi line is completed.

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• CHINATRUST BANK HEADQUARTERS


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese: 中國信託南港新總行大樓
• Location: Nangang District
• Designed by: NBBJ
• Purpose: Bank
• Floors: 30, 21, 14
• Height: 139m, 115m, 71m
• Status: Under construction
• Expected completion:
• External links: Skyscrapercity
• See on map: Google Maps

SUMMARY:

Chinatrust Commercial Bank is one of the largest banks in Taiwan and is currently involved in one of the biggest projects in Taipei: The new headquarters, a complex of three tall buildings located next to the Nangang Exhibition Center MRT Station. The tallest tower with 139m won't break any height records in the city full of taller buildings, but the design with eco-friendly aspects like the podium covered in lush roof gardens, that will help reducing rainwater runoff (source), is quite innovative. I'm definitely looking forward to this building, that will also feature a hotel and a commercial area. I think it will become one of Taipei's important business centers, especially because of the close proximity to the Nangang Software Park and the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall. It will be loaded with visitors during Computex and other expos.

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• NANGANG EXHIBITION CENTER HALL 2

This project is ongoing right next to the new Chinatrust Headquarters and is meant to expand the existing facilities above the MRT station, where the famous Computex is held every year. See some of the pictures of the project here.

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• CATHAY LIFE


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 國泰人壽大樓
• Location: Xinyi District
• Purpose: Office
• Floors: 46
• Height: 212m
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion: 2014
• External links: Skyscrapercity

SUMMARY:

Cathay Life, who lost the bid for the prestigious land near Taipei 101 to Nanshan Life Insurance, will still have good presence in Xinyi. This 202m tall high-rise located next to City Hall Station (as well as W-Hotel and Bellavita) will become the second tallest building in Xinyi after its completion. I'm happy, that things are finally moving, that area was too long an empty construction site.

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• UNITED DAILY NEWS BUILDING


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese: 聯合報系大樓
• Location: Xinyi District
• Purpose: Office
• Floors: 31
• Height: 136m
• Status: Proposed
• Expected completion: Unknown
• External links: Skyscraperpage

SUMMARY:

United Daily News, one of Taiwan's biggest newspapers, is going to build a new office tower near Zhongxiao East Road (between City Hall Station and SYS Memorial Station). I don't have much details on the project so far and if that rendering is accurately representing the building is questionable. The design might change in the future.

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• HUANAN BANK WORLD TRADE CENTER


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese: 華南銀行總行世貿大樓
• Location: Xinyi District
• Purpose: Offices
• Floors: 27
• Height: 154.5m
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion: 2013
• External links: Skyscrapercity

SUMMARY:

The Huanan Bank World Trade Center is another high-rise office building in Xinyi Business District currently under construction. It's located close to Neo19 Shopping Mall and next to Kelti Center. There's nothing impressive about the design of this medium-height skyscraper, but then again, most of the buildings along the Songren Road (except the Kelti Center) are not that great either.

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• NANGANG OFFICE TOWER


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese: Unknown
• Location: Nangang District
• Designed by: Aedas Beijing Ltd.
• Purpose: Office
• Floors: 18
• Height: Unknown
• Status: Proposed
• Expected completion: Unknown
• External: SSC, Arch Daily, Pics

SUMMARY:

This innovative office building in a shape of a pebble was designed by Aedas, a design firm based in Beijing. This will probably be one of my favorite buildings in Taipei after completion, but I have no idea about the current situation. It's a pity, that it's meant to be built in Nangang close to a highway, I'd prefer it somewhere in Xinyi, to be honest.

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• MEIFU INTERNATIONAL HOTEL


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese: 美福國際觀光旅館
• Location: Neihu District
• Purpose: hotel, offices
• Floors: 25
• Height: Unknown
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion: 2014
• External links: EPA gov.

SUMMARY:

This cathedral like neoclassical two-tower something is being built in Dazhi close to Jiannan MRT Station and the famous Miramar Entertainment Park. It will probably be above 150m tall and will house a hotel and offices, but design-wise it's more like a flop. And don't take the rendering for granted, it looks like the building will be a little bit different in real, especially the roof top.

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• YIHUA HOTEL


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 宜華國際觀光旅館
• Location: Neihu District
• Purpose: commercial, hotel
• Floors: 42
• Height: 160m
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion:
• External links: Blog Yam

SUMMARY:

This large hotel complex, consisting of 3 towers, is being built close to Miramar Entertainment Park in Dazhi. It will be one of the largest hotels in Taipei and Taiwan by the floor area, if not the largest. The project is not bad, it fits in that area very well, that's slowly turning into a new bustling commercial district. The only question is, if there will be enough guests to fill all these rooms.

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• FUBON FINANCIAL CENTER


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese: 富邦人壽信義A10
• Location: Xinyi District
• Purpose: Offices, commercial
• Floors: 22
• Height: 99m
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion: 2013
• External links: Skyscrapercity

SUMMARY:

Fubon Financial center is located in Xinyi district opposite Bellavita and along a long Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Shopping Mall. It will complete one of Taipei's most popular shopping areas, that's frequently offering commercial and fun activities, especially during bigger holidays such as Christmas or New Year. I like this building, it's very fitting and completing, rather than intruding in a very well designed area.

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• BANCIAO FAR EASTERN MALL


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 板橋遠百購物中心
• Location: Banciao District
• Purpose: Commercial, offices
• Floors: 50
• Height: 207m
• Status: Under construction
• Expected completion: 2013
• External links: Skyscraperpage

SUMMARY:

In recent years central Banciao has become a mini Manhattan, numerous high-rise buildings of questionable design are ruling over the district. The Far Eastern Mall with its 207m will complete the skyline and I have to say it's one of the better designed buildings in the area, that is anything but famous for good quality modern architecture. Check my photos below from November 2012.

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• TAIPEI PERFORMING ARTS CENTER


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 台北國際藝術中心
• Location: Shilin District
• Designed by: Rem Koohlhaas / OMA
• Purpose: Art, culture
• Status: Ongoing
• Expected completion: 2015
• External links: De Zeen

SUMMARY:

Famous Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, who is among others known for designing the CCTV Headquarters in Beijing, is also the designer behind the new Performing Arts Center. The building will be replacing the former Shilin Night Market Box, that was torn down a year ago and replaced with a new building further down the road. The new art center will include a 1500-seat theater and two 800-seat theaters, the main stage will be located at what looks like a giant egg from the outside. This is for Taipei definitely a very unusual design and it has yet to be seen, how will Taipeiers adopt it. I quite like it.

Check a video introducing the new Performing Arts Center.

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• MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL


The times of gaudy neoclassical European architecture are sadly not over in Taipei. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel, that's currently under construction in Zhongshan district probably tops everything we've seen so far. One day I was walking around the Nanjing East Road MRT Station, when I spotted a rooftop that looked like those I saw on old buildings in Germany. I was curious, so I decided to see what it is. The photo above is how it looked from close - I was confused for a minute, but then I realized that this is still better than those ugly castles. Check more photos of the building here and here.

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• TAIPEI FAR EASTERN TELECOM PARK


This is an ongoing project in Banciao commonly called tPark or 台北遠東通訊園區 and is according to their website the first privately designed and developed telecommunications park in Taiwan. Located in Banqiao, Taipei County, Tpark is 20 minutes from downtown Taipei offering 24 hectares of green park in an urban/residential setting. The park was designed by the German design company Atelier Dreiseitl and hopes to be the prime R&D center for the telecommunication industry. Although the park was officially opened in 2010, it's not completed yet, so it's fair to mention it here, because we should keep an eye on it. This is probably one of the greenest areas in Banqiao, watch this Youtube video of the German designer, who explains all the details and the philosophy, that's behind the green landscape.

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Proposed projects

This is a list of projects, where I couldn't find a lot of detailed information. Some are proposed, some are in initial stages and might change through time, some might not be implemented. In any way, they are worth mentioning, because they have a potential to be realized in the future.

• NANSHAN PLAZA


BASIC INFORMATION:

• Chinese name: 南山人壽大樓
• Location: Xinyi District
• Designed by: Mitsubishi Estate
• Purpose: multipurpose
• Floors: 36, 28
• Height: around 200m
• Status: Proposed
• Expected completion: Unknown
• External links: Skyscrapercity

SUMMARY:

This proposed complex with two towers is supposed to be located next to Taipei 101 and at the back of Vieshow and Neo19 Shopping malls (see here). Currently there's a multi storey car-park and an old exhibition hall here. This is definitely one of the most prestigious pieces of land in all of Taipei due to the proximity of the city's most famous landmark. Taipei City awarded the lease of the property to Nanshan Life Insurance, who beat Cathay Life. Due to regulations, there are less chances, that another high-rise building is erected next to the 509m tall Taipei 101, so the focus has to be on innovative design, that will enrich the very popular business district. I like the domination of green spots and the focus on pedestrian areas with overpasses, if it'll look half like what the render is indication, I will already be happy. Recently new ideas for the building's design keep appearing, so we can't be sure which design will prevail.

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• TAIPEI WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT


This is a proposed plan for the redevelopment of Taipei's waterfront along the Tamsui river, mainly stretching along Datong district. The design on the render was proposed by the NY architect Stan Allen. I couldn't find a lot of information on the current status of this project, so I'm not sure, if this will be done in the near future.

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• NEW NANGANG / SONGSHAN STATIONS

Currently proposed and under evaluation. Read here and here.

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• TAIPEI POP CENTER


"The Taipei Pop Music Center will become a new global center for the music industry. It will speak to existing typologies of Taipei music and public space by linking to a larger set of citywide greenways, transport systems, and pedestrian bridges. It will be at once a platform for Taipei life and a world center for the music industry" say the designers Reiser + Umemoto, who won the bid for this very odd project. This is supposed to be built somewhere between Kunyang MRT Station and Nangang MRT Station. Those three boxes are huge concert halls. If Taipei really needs all this, is questionable. If the location was chosen wisely, is even a bigger question. The project is supposed to be completed in 2014, but I am not sure, if it will be actually realized.

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Renovations

This is a list of important renovations in Taipei.

• SITE OF FORMER WEST HONGAN TEMPLE


The site of former Japanese West Hongan Temple 原日本西本願寺 is currently one of the most important renovation projects in Taipei. The majestic temple burned down in 1975, what was left are some buildings and a clock tower, that are being renovated today. This will become another popular spot in Taipei, it's located very close to Ximending (see on map here). Check how it used to be before renovation.

• OLD MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS OFFICE


The former Office of the Department of the Transportation of the Ministry of Railways, Chinese 台灣總督府鐵道部, was built in 1919 under Japanese rule is one of those older hidden gems, that are for years covered by metal plates and therefore invisible to most visitors to Taipei. I was curious about it, so I headed down to have a look. Something's moving there, I've seen workers on the site, but I have no idea how long it will need for this building to be renovated (check a Taiwanese blogger's criticism of how it's dealt with preservations here). If you want to find this gem, it's located opposite the North Gate (Beimen) close to the construction site of the Gate of Taipei.

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• BEIMEN POST OFFICE


The Beimen Post office is one of the oldest buildings in Taipei, built in 1895. The facade is currently under renovation. When it will be completed is unknown. Check my old photos from 2010 to see how it looked like before.

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In conclusion

There are new ideas and new proposals popping up almost every day in Taipei and it's impossible to track all of them, so my list is not perfect, but I hope, that you got a general idea about what's currently going on here. I will update these projects in timely manner all through 2013, when there are some big changes, so you can bookmark this page and come back again in the future. If you know of any huge project currently underway that I failed to mention, let me know in the comments and I will review, if it belongs on the list. All of the photos of construction sites were take by me, the renders are taken from various forums and may not always accurately represent the final design of the building, so take them with a pinch of salt.

• Which project are you most excited about?Which project do you dislike and why?
• Where do you think Taipei is headed in terms of city planning and architecture?

Let's discuss in the comments.

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13 COMMENTS:

Quite an amazing list of Projects! Love the mixture of developments ! Hope to someone of them in a Taiwan visit in the future !

@Wong Ching Wah: You should definitely come and visit. Lot's of interesting spots here :)

Your post is a true labor of love, as usual. Thanks for linking to my blog, too.

As for the projects, I am missing ideas for true green spaces and parks. Watching that video about the Main Station Twin Towers, I see lots of passages, concourses and the like. But when they talk about 綠地 (green spaces), there are just a few sad trees lost in a sea of concrete.

To Taiwanese, "development" all too often means pouring lots of concrete and conquering nature. There are some exceptions, like the Beitou Public Library, but those are few and far in between.

Having more green spaces in Taipei City would also be important because, in the case of heavy rainfall, they would absorb water that does not have to go into the canalization and rivers. This is an aspect of urban planning that has totally been neglected for decades, creating a vicious circle (like higher flood walls along the rivers).

I still have a Green Party (not DPP) leaflet from the last elections where they drew attention to some plots of "empty" spaces in Taipei City, most of them former military or government property. (One of them happens to be right across from my home.) You can bet that investors have already set sight on all of them, and that politicians will be too short-sighted to preserve most of them.

Finally, do you know this Architectural Guide Taiwan?
http://www.amazon.com/Architectural-Guide-Taiwan-Ulf-Meyer/dp/3869221453
There is an English and a German version. I am sure it would make a great Christmas present for you. (Hint hint, @Lily.)

@Klaus: I agree with you. But there has been some change in recent years, we have the Yuanshan Park, the Meishu Park, lots of riverside parks. Sure, it's not enough, but at least it's better than nothing. I try to see the glass as half full. I think, if they manage to make the area around the future Gate of Taipei more green than it is now, it's a win for the city and an improvement of the current situation. There's just too much money involved in these projects, the priorities are set on maximizing the profit, a park or a green area is usually just a by-product, if any.

Thanks for the book tip.
Btw, which of these projects do you like the most, which one do you feel is not good?

Excellent compilation of Taipei's new developments. Out of all these I would say that I'm most looking forward to seeing how the Taipei Performing Arts Center looks when completed and how well the West Hongan Temple and Ministry of Railways Office renovations are handled.

Quite an impressive architectural and nice pixz. tQ for the video on Gate of Taipei & the awesome Performing Arts Centre, truly massive projects. You would have spent quite a number of precious hours compiling this post. Kudos Xiexie

That's the problem of such a productive oriented society. Concrete over green... and it doesnt improve the quality of living... and whats worse - its imposible to ever restore the nature on the site. Of coure some of the projects like this are necesary and nice... but I think with majority is not the case...

I agree with Klaus... Beitou Library is the nice example of how it should be done idealy.

Ps: once you have a child you'll see how very little nature there is in Tapei in reality... It gets me sad and frustrated every time... Wasting pretious kids time while driving for hour to get to a place where she can run around and explore something at least a bit natural... and even more so knowing what - in that kind of klimate and enviroment - could be done. Such a potential unused.

And thinking people not even missing it - living so disconected from nature for generations... - I think its a huge mistake for the society - People don't apreciate what they dont know. And what they don't know - they dont care to take care for... It a cirle that scares me...

:) I have wandered quite a bit here from commenting architecture... but maybe even not so.

Anja

PS Say hello to Lily!

BTW: a book by Koolhaas (one of his projects its on your list above): Delirious New York: A Retroactive Manifesto of Manhattan - its a must read if you are interested in skyscrapers.

A fascinating list on how the city of Taipei is constantly changing and reinventing itself.

Special thanks for the info on the Taipei Dome. Last November I stayed at Hotel United for one night, and from my room I looked down to a giant construction site. I suggested that it served to assemble huge tunnel parts for the new MRT lines back then, but thanks to your post I now know that it was the construction site of the Taipei Dome:
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-FrtWh7kMqOo/TsqaXv36ztI/AAAAAAAAFWc/XTfUHIkj4Ro/s1600/Hotel_Baustelle+Big.jpg

@Everybody: Thanks for your comments!

Taipei and all of Taiwan needs urban renewal, not new skyscrapers in Xinyi and Nangang district.


I don't usually leave comment but I must say I am very impress with your work on the compilation of the new developments in Taipei.... can see your effort and passion in it. Good job and Thank you very much for sharing.... Have a good day

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Great work Keep up the good work. I follow and enjoy your writing.
Thanks

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