Village in Suburban Mountains: Time and History of Toad Mountain／Lin Yi-Hsiu
“Toad Mountain is like Treasure Hill with a veteran village,” says National Taiwan University Graduate Institute of Building and Planning Professor Min-Jay Kang. At the opening of local art festival, Director Hou Hsiao-hsien also said that Taiwan should stop eliminating places and their histories, and we needed to integrate present and past.
Wenshan Oasis: Publicness in Waterways／Fifi Chan
“Wenshan Oasis” aims to provide an overview to Wenshan District, draft urban design guidelines along waterways, and keep legacy waterways in open spaces. Through remedies and strategies, these fragmented and forgotten areas can be transformed into environmental education spaces for flood retention and local water culture.
Nangang History and Pond Landscape／Lin Yu-Wen
Under Eastern District City Portal Plan, Nangang District has become a rising start in urban redevelopment. Just like other urban development regions, Nangang is embedded with industrial history, natural and man-made landscapes, and a deep-rooted civic life.
An Eye for Community｜Tokyo/ Taipei Transitions - Citizen Urbanism & Transition Design／Christian Dimmer
Christian Dimmer explains that movement, transition, and change are built on consumerist society, and shift towards developed, negative-growth, and sustainable future society. Such a major transformation relies more than government, experts or corporations. Every citizen is responsible to collaborate and put efforts in daily life.