Designing “Taipei City” as a World Design Capital

  • Jun-Liang Chen
  • Yu-Ju Lin
  • Stanley Wei
  • Yen-Yu Kang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8528)


This paper focuses on the Taipei City as the World Design Capital Planning, through curatorial concepts into urban governance, the completion of substantial city transformation, the implementation of bid idea, especially the establishment of a “Public Policy by Design” and “Public participation in the design” two-track operation mechanisms platform. The study presents a process, based on the International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) requirements, for developing guidelines for bid spindle philosophy: "Adaptive City", and contributes to improve Taiwan’s visibility, and the effects of while promoting related design, tourism industry development. Factors affecting content Application design are identified and discussed; these guidelines can be categorized into three principles of design. Some ideas for Tenders Book design are developed, and finally, made by Jun-Liang Chen the use craft techniques to new design based on “dragon-scale binding” is proposed. Future research could apply the design to other groups of City Curatorial Concept Design. How to design into public policy, designed to carry through the city’s social reform movement.


World Design Capital Curatorial Design Craft Techniques 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jun-Liang Chen
    • 1
    • 3
  • Yu-Ju Lin
    • 2
    • 3
  • Stanley Wei
    • 4
  • Yen-Yu Kang
    • 5
  1. 1.Freeimage DesignTaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Visual Communication DesignTaipei College of Maritime TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan
  3. 3.Graduate School of Creative Industry DesignNational Taiwan University of ArtsTaipeiTaiwan
  4. 4.Oneness International Group LimitedHong Kong
  5. 5.Graduate School of Industrial DesignNational Kaohsiung Normal UniversityKaohsiungTaiwan

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