Report in Economic Times touts Taichung as city undergoing 'architectural and cultural renaissance'
By: Duncan DeAeth, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The article, penned by Kalpana Sunder, describes some of the unique architecture and attractions of the city, labeling Taichung the “artsy capital” of Taiwan. The article notes the innovative, and environmentally conscious work of architects Toyo Ito and Cecil Balmond in the Taichung National Theater, which Sunder calls the “city’s showstopper.”
The work also highlight’s the recently completed and pedestrian friendly Liuchuan Canal Waterfront. Other architectural highlights mentioned by the piece are the Taichung Literature Museum, fashioned from an old Japanese dormitory, and the Taichung Cultural and Creative Industries Park, which occupies a refurbished winery.
The article entitled “Taiwan’s second largest city undergoing an architectural and cultural renaissance” finishes with an introduction of Taichung’s famous Rainbow Village and the popular Feng Chia Night Market. [FULL STORY]