By: Huang Li-yun and Lillian Lin
Taipei, June 9 (CNA) The Daan Park Station of the Taipei Metro has won the gold award for infrastructure and amenities of the 2015 World Prix d’Excellence Awards presented by the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), an international organization of real estate professionals with national chapters in 48 countries.
A spokesman for the Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. said Tuesday that the 18-meter-deep station impressed a jury of 68 experts from 28 countries with its greenery and environment-friendly interior design. Embracing the Daan Park, the underground station, featuring gardening displays and public art, has become a scenic spot in metropolitan Taipei.
The Paris-based FIABCI presents gold and silver awards to projects with excellent environmental rehabilitation and conservation values, heritage restoration and conservation works, resorts and retail outlets, as well as residential compounds.