Taipei is a city in the phase of transformation, swaying between developing modern urbanism and preserving local culture. Authorized by Taipei City Urban Regeneration Office, JUT foundation collaborates with academic institutions and experts in urban planning to execute a six-month field research in Chung-Shan district in Taipei, exploring the distinguishing features ecosystem and design in this old area. Based on the research results, MVRDV, a pioneering Netherland architecture team, and Hsieh Ying-Chun, an outstanding Taiwanese architect, are invited to propose their ideal urban regeneration plan in regard to this district separately. This forum, therefore, would have two architects to share their proposals in different viewpoints, and also have various experts from government, academia and industry to discuss the new form of urbanism. From global to local, more brilliant and insightful observations are expected to touch the audience and to have positive influence in our society.
Date : 2012.12.08
Place : Huashan 1914 Creative Park, Taipei
Participants : Winy Mass, Sand Helsel, Hsieh Ying-Chun, Liu Xiaodu, Wang Wei-Jen, Kung Shu-Chang, Roan Ching-Yueh, Liao Hui-Hsin