Exercise 3 →
This one sounds hard, but should actually take less time than the last few assignments. You could even do it over dinner or at a bar. Brainstorm and have fun.
Exercise 2 →
Now that you have survived the thunderstorms and shared your findings, we are asking you to brave the rain once more to finish the job. Return to the most promising site to finish the documentation in preparation for your design proposal.
Sweeter in Tainan: Deserts To-Go | Found across Taiwan, Bào Bīng [刨冰], or shaved ice desert, provides a momentary escape from the heat. Vendors use mechanically operated machines to skim blocks of ice into small dishes and sprinkle them with various toppings, including fruit, sweetened beans, condensed milk, and seeds. The process to make this simple desert seems modern compared to the manual...
Exercise 1 →
This is the assignment for the first day of Tainan exploration. BE SAFE! Only ride a scooter if you are comfortable and experienced. You can rent a bike, take a bus or cab or even walk.
Morning Markets, Farmer's Markets
[morning market, taichung] [farmer’s market, ann arbor] As we headed to the train station on our way out of Taichung the other day, we passed through a very hectic and crowded morning market. Dozens of scooters piled high with boxes and bags of produce squeezed and slipped their way in and out of pedestrians as trucks loaded with crates of fruits and vegetables honked...
informalosa: Another from the observation deck of 101 - The city literally seems to be spilling out, filling in the cracks created by the mountains. The weather obscured the view a bit - creating a sort of illusion that the city just went on forever. You could walk around up there for hours just watching the daily lives of millions of people unfolding below. It reminded me of looking at a...
informalosa: 89th floor _ Taipei 101 This point of view illustrates just how dense the city is. From way up there it’s possible to really begin to pick out certain characteristics of the way the city is laid out.