Taiwan Trip
City Planning
• Different land use + examples
- rural, commercial, preservation, mixed
• Pros and Cons of each kind of land use
• Comparison of some land use between
Taipei and Hong Kong
4C Lui Ting Siu
6A Chan Kwun Tat
6A Chan Tak Ming
6A Cheung Chi Lok
6A Lee Yik Hang
6A Li Kwan Ho
Map of Taipei
(Mixed)
Tamshui Old
Main Street
淡水老街
(PT) Bei-tou
Hot-spring
北投溫泉
(Rural)
places
near the
airport
(Preservation
& Tourism) (PT)
Yehliu野柳
(PT)
Yangmingshan
Datun Volcano
大屯火山區
(Mixed) Shilin
士林夜市
(Commercial)
Shimen 西門町
(PT)
Shifen waterfall
十分瀑布
Rural land use
• road linking the
airport and the city
centre
• Suburbs
• With farms, small
houses and short
buildings
Pros
Problems facing
rural areas
• Satisfy people who
would like to keep
their traditional
farmland and house
• Less pollution and
fresh air in this area
• Urban
encroachment in big
cities
• Being blamed for
hindering economic
development
Hong Kong and Taipei
• Both have rural land use near the airport
 Taipei – some villages such as Taishan village
 HK – villages in Tung Chung
• Both have smaller rural areas
 econ. development, urban encroachment
 more new towns built in the New Territories
in Hong Kong
Preservation & Tourism
Yangmingshan National Park
陽明山國家公園 -大屯火山區
Yangmingshan National Park
• is famous of its volcanoes and large variety of
flora and fauna
Tourist center
• A model showing the overall view of
Yangmingshan
Yehliu Geopark
野柳地質公園
Yehliu Geopark
• hoodoo stones are distinctive
features in Yehliu
• They are formed by strong
weathering
Yehliu Geopark
• Some distinctive hoodoo stones
Queen’s Head
Ginger Rock
Shifen waterfall
十分瀑布
Preservation + Tourism
Pros
Cons
• sustainable development
 econ benefit from tourism
 little disturbance to society
 environmental conservation
• The famous scenic
spots may be
polluted / damaged
by the tourists
• Entrance fee in Shifen waterfall
is used on maintenance
 good use of resources
 better maintenance
and security can
alleviate the problem
• Scenic spots are far away from
cities  better conserved