Kaohsiung(Gaoxiong), Taiwan (Asia)
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Examples of interesting station design:
||The second largest city in Taiwan got a modern MRT system in 2008. There's some interesting architecture found in the stations and station entrances.
Photo [Hiroshiken, flickr.com]: Entrance of Central Park station on the Red Line by Richard Rogers, 2008.
||Photo [Hiroshiken, flickr.com]: One of four symmetrically arranged entrance structures at Formosa Boulevard station in Kaohsiung.
||Metro operator KRTC is also taking public art in metro stations seriously [krtco.com.tw]. Kaohsiung International Airport station bears a glass artwork by artist Lutz Haufschild.
Photo [Hiroshiken, flickr.com]: Formosa Boulevard station with its huge Dome of Light by artist Narcissus Quagliata.
Musical sounds play shortly before departure and three beeps when the doors close [youtube.com].
Generated Links for Kaohsiung MRT
Line history (cityrailtransit.com)
Wikipedia entry (wikipedia.org)
Urbanrail.net entry (urbanrail.net)
Skyscrapercity discussion (skyscrapercity.com)
City information about Kaohsiung (wikipedia.org)
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