By: Yu Hsiang-kai and Christie Chen
Taipei, Sept. 6 (CNA) The Red Dot Design Museum in Taipei had a glamorous
opening in the city in 2013 as the world’s third Red Dot museum.
But two years later, a shoddy venue and the Taipei city government’s reported lack of action to improve the museum’s environment could bring a less-than-glamorous end to the museum’s short stay in Taiwan.
On Aug. 12, the museum submitted a report to the Taipei City Department of Cultural Affairs, complaining about the poor quality of the venue at the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, and how the construction of the nearby Taipei Dome has created cracks in the museum walls, leakage problems, uneven floors and excessive noise.
Five of its displays have even been damaged as a result, according to the museum. [FULL STORY]