TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM
Taipei City Museum Arranging the history context by films and creating a public space for citizen’s daily life The city museum’s role is not only an exhibition venue for cultural or historical relics, but also a dynamic live platform containing citizen's living activities. Because
SITE / TAIPEI, TAIWAN PURPOSE / A PLACE FOR INTRODUCING THE CITY KEY WORD / UNDER BRIDGE, FILMS
Taipei has a relative brief urban history, we need to find the way to create more events or memory while raising the history value. Through the films, people can easily learn the city’s historical stories and background in a vivid way. Therefore, I utilized films to tell Taipei stories in the museum and reflected them to the real landscape of Taipei. The viewers could have stronger perception on the city’s story and history.
TIME / SEP 2008 PERIOD / MASTER PROJECT 2, NCTU, TAIWAN WORK / INDIVIDUAL WORK
History as the stratum showing the old and new The process of history development is like the stratum which has been accumulated for long time. When we see its section, the new layer is still keeping accumulating. Therefore, a museum should serve as a history display space and also a new story record platform at the same timeme time.
The CONCEPT of the space arrangement I created two circulations and WEAVE space of history exhibition and activity space which are connected in reality.
Variety of space experience People can have two or more views on one process, while I place the city history story in respond to the real environment. Weave spaces and programs
Films / cultu ral or histor ical relics history exhi bition spac e
views o f impro tant arch itecture a ct ivit y sp ca ce with real co nne ct view of city
GOALs / A place which can connect citizen's life and memory A place which can know past and accumulate history
Films record historical story, life situation, colors of city, dress style and culture...etc..
How do films select and describe story elements There are three(four) phases of Taipei history about films, Democratic time, Martial law time, Japanese colonial rule and Modern. The important events, stories and staff have strong connection with the city’s history and development. According to the description of the city in the films, about the life style and living attitude, people could learn and experience the history background about the city easier. Therefore, I selected the events from
Films Analysis Films in Taipei
<What Time It Is > 2001 <The Skywalk Is Gone > 2002
<Taipei 21> 2002 <A Brigter Summer Day> 1960 <Twenty Something Taipei> 2005
Main place and object
Meaning of place
Relationship with role and place
Diagram from films
Conclusion of the analysis Films in Taipei
<What Time It Is >
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2001 <The Skywalk Is Gone > 2002
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According to the location of important historical place and architecture, I found that there is a "History Line" follow a bridge and across the center of Taipei city. It's also like a history line in a museum; people would allow the time to understand the history about Taipei.
<Taipei 21> 2002
<A Brigter Summer Day> 1960
MEMORY E V E N
<Twenty Something Taipei> 2005
SOCIAL ACTIVITY S PA C E
Shilin district 1950
Neihu district 2004
Dihua old street 1850 Nangang district 2007 Ximen district 1908
ORY LINE CITY HIST
Taipei station 1918
East district 1984 Xinyi district 1990
Choosing site from Taipei map and films Information / Publice space/
Life activity/story/ Sociality space/
Historical architectures in Taipei city Map
Main commercial area has moved from place to place
According to the historical architecture placed in the city map, we could find context about the city development.
From the main commercial area moving, we also could find the city context.
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An irrigation ditch, Liou Gong Zun, is an important key to give a life to the city in the early days. However, its glory and story has been faded, because most part of this ditch had been covered and invisible.
The city museum should be located to the city center, so people could often visit it in daily life. Therefore, the place would near the commercial area and on the historical line also.
River always is a cityâ€™s starting point and an irrigation-river is a second key for the city development extending
Finding a history development line and locating Taipei City Museum
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To connect with the old elements and to renew it for new activities.
Programs setting Base on the films analysis, I can divide programs into four categories, Time, Event, Object and Activity, and mix the programs in a liner space as the city museum.
T I M E
S PA C E MEMORY
MEMORY E V E N
SOCIAL ACTIVITY S PA C E
MONTAGE / in architecture language means construct and assemble. It is frequently applied in three kinds of art area. It's also a collage technique on films editing about the space, place and people. Montage is one of approaches that direct describes a story with a series of short frame and combines them with an arrangement by different views, place and distance...etc.
Montage films in architecture is a interesting editing approach to create a not existed space with different shoots
Motnage space Because of the history space and story was in the past, not exists now or in the future, creating the old story space by Montage is a way to increase the real feeling in the museum. On the other hand, creating the interest of the process on the display line is also helping the museum to become a popular public spot.
Subsidary Programs storage book editing studio films storage relics storage
Main Programs historial show room 1, 2, 3 city story library city image room city relics room
city music room
Section Programs diagram in space
Story space and activity space The space is fallowing Montage under the bridge. Those showrooms are aligned with the cityâ€™s history line. It's a line bridging people to cityâ€™s view on past story in the films and current scenery.
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Taipei City Museum In the museum, people can understand the history story about Taipei by films. Also there is a new place that young people would like to meet friends and have some activities. The new city memory would keep going to record the city story.
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