SAVED BY THE SHELL?The Department of Rapid Transportation Systems said that a ‘shell’ around the rail system had prevented damage due to work on the Dome
Date: Apr 30, 2015
By: Abraham Gerber / Staff reporter
The Taipei City Government is willing to consider compromises to avoid demolishing buildings on the Taipei Dome site as long as safety is guaranteed, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday.
“We are willing to consider any compromise proposal as long as the safety of city residents is guaranteed,” Ko said.
He said that emptying the first level of a shopping mall adjacent to the facility or other adjustments to the “volume,” “hardware” or “software” of the site were all options, citing as an example that it was improbable for the site’s underground parking lot to be left entirely unused. [FULL STORY]