Focus: Beyond the Pale, Architecture in Taiwan
Amidst the tide of modernization how does a granary that has stored countless quantities of rice become a derelict building, and then from this dereliction rise again to new life?
Can older buildings that are invested with many of the community's residents' memories bring about a new cultural vitality in a locality?
Strolling down crumbling alleys of all shapes and sizes, all the woes of the busybodies are forgotten, in between colourful temples and Japanese-era colonial buildings, under the moonlight, an exercise in escapism.
Tainan, the ‘first’ capital of Ilha Formosa, sidesteps the prevailing metropolitan global cities view...
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This month's Renlai
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- A Centre for the Middle Country
- No Nukes = No Future?
- Remembering the 309 Anti-nuclear Protest
- Alternative Protest in Japan: Two Years After Fukushima
- History of the Taiwanese Anti-nuclear Movement
- Recapturing Memories: Social Protests as a Way for Taiwanese Youth to Reconnect with the Past
- The Demonstrative Power of the Carnival: Fun as a Form of Protest
- Art and Social Activism: Mutually Beneficial?
- The Taiwanese Experience: Adjusting to life on the other side of the world
- The extraordinary challenge of living an ordinary life
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