Project / 1st Quarter 2023

Taichung Green Corridor by Mecanoo

by Y-Jean Mun-Delsalle

Boasting extensive urban planning experience, Delft-based architecture firm Mecanoo transformed a 1.7-kilometre-long disused railway track crossing downtown Taichung, the second most populous city of Taiwan—which once served as an important catalyst for the growth of the old city—into a dynamic linear park offering walking and cycling paths.

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Running alongside the Green River, the people-oriented green corridor links different areas of the city for the enjoyment of the local and wider Taichung community, while proposing a herb garden, street fitness facilities, a playground, a viewpoint and a water park.

Multiple considerations were taken into account during the design process: urban regeneration, public participation, ...

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