International House Exhibition — World Design Capital 2016 — Taipei, Taiwan
International House Exhibition is set out to change global perception of value of design in society. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen — joined by the Minister of Economic Affairs Chih-Kung Lee; Mayor of Taipei City Ko Wen-Je; Prof. Mugendi M’Rithaa, President of ICSID; and city representatives from Helsinki, Cape Town, Mexico City, Eindhoven, Kolding, and Phoenix — opens the World Design Capital Taipei 2016 Signature Event at Taipei’s historic Songshan Cultural and Creative Park.
The much anticipated International Design House Exhibition, which officially opened last THU (13 OCT), is the first of four major Signature Events to take place in OCT as part of World Design Capital Taipei 2016. The exhibition explores the WDC Taipei 2016 theme of Sisheng: Quality of Life and Health, Ecological Sustainability, Smart Living, and Urban Regeneration, and aims to ignite public discussion about urban development and the power of design thinking and social design projects to shape the future of cities.