Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei 2014

The Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall is an interesting piece of architecture. According to exhibitions within the hall, architects were directly inspired by a number of iconic buildings, the most obvious of which is the Tian Tan (in Beijing). As a memorial to Chiang Kai Shek, there was a comprehensive exhibition detailing his life and times, a little corny at times with the food reproductions of what his family ate but it did help as an introduction to the man.

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