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When there are ample transport links and space and not in the busiest part of the city

I think that’s the point of the conversation :wink: we are supposed to be more intelligent by now to know how to plan new projects…

The rub being that ample transport links tend to be in busy parts of cities…

I think that’s the point of the conversation :wink: we are supposed to be more intelligent by now to know how to plan new projects…
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But… where would that be that you can put a 40k stadium that’s convenient but doesn’t affect the area? I guess if you’re Qatar that has open space AND a billion dollar for infrastructure it’s maybe doable (but I doubt even that won’t be a shit show)

Are there any mayoral candidates who propose something else or want to punish Farglory?

The DPP’s Chen Shi-zhong.

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Meanwhile . . . good thing they cut down those trees for another shopping mall—just what the neighbourhood needs!

Guy

What’s his plan for the dome and for Farglory?

But… where would that be that you can put a 40k stadium that’s convenient but doesn’t affect the area? I guess if you’re Qatar that has open space AND a billion dollar for infrastructure it’s maybe doable (but I doubt even that won’t be a shit show)
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Doing such things is why we should have planning. putting new mega projects in cramped old cities is going to be problematic. sometimes redesigns areneeded more than just the jenga system we opt for then regret when a disaster happens. no one said fixing problems and doing things right would be easy or cheap.

From the article:

how to make the new mall different from Sogo’s existing department stores on nearby Zhongxiao East Road and from the new Far Eastern Department Store in Zhubei

Ya don’t. How different can a 百貨公司 be from the other 200 that aren’t needed? In three years in Taiwan, I’ve never bought a single thing from a shopping mall.

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They’re all shuttering down where I live.

This mall near my house is now an Amazon logistics center.

Malls are landlords, not retailers. as such, they do quite well for themselves. That’s why they keep building them. When renting starts to suck, they are, at heart, real estate entities. they ain’t making money selling overpriced slave made trinkets and french fries. that’s their customers’ problem.

Former Taipei Urban Planning Director, Lin Zhou-ming explains his position