International Design House Exhibition 2016 — Taipei, Taiwan
The International Design House Exhibition will present an inspiring exploration of how global cities can use design to face the challenges of the trend of continued urbanization, 13-30 OCT at Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. The exhibition centers around the World Design Capital Taipei 2016 theme of Sisheng: Life Quality and Health, Ecological Sustainability, Smart Living, and Urban Regeneration. The Unfold Cities pavilion will showcase pioneering urban development projects from around the world, while the initiatives of the WDC Taipei 2016, such as the International Open Call and Designer in Residence programs, will be on display in the Taipei Issuuuue pavilion. Citizens and visitors are invited to participate in design thinking workshops and discussions that aim to pave a new path for city planning where public participation takes greater precedence. Visual artist Page Tsou and calligraphy artist Tong Yang-Tze will also bring creative flair to the event with their pavilions Visual Taipei and From Ink to Apparel: A Crossover between Calligraphy Art and Fashion Design. Lastly, Breakthrough will showcase Taiwan’s design strength and capacity for innovation.